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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Unhappy in their own way: Three generations of a Yokoyama family convene for a rocky reunion in Hirokazu Koreeda's Still Walking. From left, patriarch Kyohei (Yoshio Harada), his step-grandson Atsushi (Shohei Tanaka) and matriarch Toshiko (Kirin Kiki). IFC Films hide caption

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Jam Session: Davis Guggenheim's latest documentary brings together guitarists Jack White of the White Stripes (from left), The Edge of U2 and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin. Eric Lee/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Eric Lee/Sony Pictures Classics

Cracking Her Shell: Married, childless, unfulfilled and facing 30, Julie (Amy Adams) decides to jump-start her life with a singular quest: preparing 524 Julia Child recipes in 365 days. Jonathan Wenk/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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It's supposed to be strictly business when Lorna (Arta Dobroshi) marries Claudy (Jeremie Renier) for the sake of his EU citizenship — but affection gets in the way, and the situation gets ever more complicated. Christine Plenus/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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