Mark Jenkins Mark Jenkins reviews movies for NPR.org, as well as for reeldc.com, which covers the Washington, D.C., film scene with an emphasis on art, foreign and repertory cinema.
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Filmmaker Jafar Panahi wrote, directed and produced Closed Curtain — a film based off his own personal experiences in hiding with his dog from the Iranian government. Celluloid Dreams/Variance Films hide caption

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Based on the accounts given by a former NYPD sergeant, Deliver Us From Evil follows Ralph Sarchie, a New York police officer played by Eric Bana, as he investigates unexplainable crimes. Andrew Schwartz/Screen Gems hide caption

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After hearing Greta singing in a New York City bar, Dan, a record label executive played by Mark Ruffalo in Begin Again, helps her record her first big album. Andrew Schwartz/The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Tommy Devito (Vincent Piazza), Bob Gaudio (Erich Bergen), Frankie Valli (John Lloyd Young) and Nick Massi (Michael Lomenda) make up the scrappy Four Seasons quartet in Jersey Boys. Keith Bernstein/ 2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.and RatPac Entertainment hide caption

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Keith Bernstein/ 2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.and RatPac Entertainment