Mark JenkinsMark 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.
Boys' Life: Teenage Harry (George MacKay) joins younger half-brother Artie (Nicholas McAnulty) and their dad (Clive Owen) after a death throws the family into turmoil.
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Can I Help You With Your Baggage? Eloise (Jennifer Aniston) is a florist with a history of bad relationships, and Burke (Aaron Eckhart) is a self-help grief guru still mourning the loss of his wife. And yet: Love Happens.
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Colin Beavan and his daughter Isabella shop at an organic market in New York City. No Impact Man chronicles the year Beavan's family spent trying to live with no net impact on the planet — without moving from Manhattan to some rural place.
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).
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.
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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.
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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.
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