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9 Films to See in Theaters or Stream at Home This Weekend, From ‘I Origins’ to ‘The Immigrant’ (TRAILERS)

9 Films to See in Theaters or Stream at Home This Weekend, From 'I Origins' to 'The Immigrant' (TRAILERS)

What will you be watching this weekend? Here are nine films now in theaters or available to stream.

I Origins
Dir. Mike Cahill, USA | Fox Searchlight
Cast: Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Archie Panjabi
51% Fresh | New York Times: “It may blow your mind, but only if you’re not in the habit of using it.”
Read our interview with Mike Cahill

Mood Indigo
Dir. Michel Gondry, France | Drafthouse Films
Cast: Audrey Tautou, Romain Duris, Omar Sy, Aissa Maiga
54% Fresh | New York Magazine: “An elaborate, endless clown-car of whirligig contraptions and unreal images, with little bursts of romantic melancholy peeking out here and there.”

Wish I Was Here
Dir. Zach Braff, USA | Focus Features
Cast: Zach Braff, Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, Josh Gad
36% Fresh | Salon.com: “It is sometimes maudlin, sometimes trivial and sometimes very moving, but never less than achingly sincere.”

Dir. Peter Engert, USA | Image Entertainment
Cast: Edward Furlong, Monica Keena, Andre Royo
46% Fresh | New York Times: “Essentially, we’re watching dead people refuse to lie down, yet the acting isn’t terrible, and Scott Winig’s photography is satisfyingly bleak and grimy.” (Also available on VOD)

The Purge: Anarchy
Dir. James DeMonaco, USA | Universal
Cast: Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez, Michael K. Williams, Zach Gilford
56% Fresh | Village Voice: “Grillo’s performance will make you wonder why he didn’t start headlining movies like this before turning 50.”

Alive Inside
Dir. Michael Rossato-Bennett, USA | BOND/360
62% Fresh | Village Voice: “Compellingly conveys how music – so intimately wedded to our emotions, and experiences – can help the severely ill elderly reconnect with themselves.”


The Congress
Dir. Ari Folman, France and Israel | Drafthouse Films
Cast: Robin Wright, Jonn Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Danny Huston, Harvey Keitel
85% Fresh | Time Out: “Ari Folman takes a determined stride into the past with this dizzying, disjointed, always fascinating live action-animation hybrid.”
Read our review and interview with Ari Folman

The Immigrant (on Netflix)
Dir. James Gray, USA | The Weinstein Company
Cast: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner
87% Fresh | San Francisco Chronicle: “An astonishingly beautiful, irresistibly grim movie.”

Video Games
Dir. Jeremy Snead, USA | Variance Films
IGN Movies: “Despite some organizational issues, ‘Video Games: The Movie’ is an informative and entertaining look at the birth of the medium we know and love.”

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