The Dark Knight Rises is definitely topping our list this week. Christian Bale stars as Batman in the finale of the epic saga. This time the masked crusader is up against a world of pain — er, Bane — and the fate of Gotham lies in his hands. Luckily Joseph Gordon- Levitt and Anne Hathaway are on his side, as the revamped Robin and Catwoman.
Rotten Tomatoes: 87% Fresh
Beasts of the Southern Wild is a powerful portrayal of courage and love. 6-year-old Hushpuppy must trust in her extreme imagination and optimism amidst a hot-tempered father and a bayou town that’s crumbling down around her. All the while, she clings to the belief that each piece of the universe has its own place and order, somehow holding her life together. Be sure to check out the trailer for more on this complex story.
Rotten Tomatoes: 85% Fresh
After thirty years of happy marriage, life presents a new season and Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones decide to go to a fierce, week-long counseling session to salvage their love. Steve Carell stars as Dr. Feld, so you know he’ll being the comedic relief.
Rotten Tomatoes: 73% Fresh
Samsara is the next epic installment from the creators of Baraka. This documentary is an incredibly unique experience as it was shot entirely on 70mm film, translating into a dazzling presentation, and although the film does have sound, the plot moves along its journey with no use of dialogue. Samsara is an unparalleled sensory experience that takes audiences across many brilliant cultural landscapes.
Rotten Tomatoes: 75% Fresh
The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a fun film from the wonderful minds over at Disney. Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton are a happily married couple looking to grow their own family, but when a young, extraordinary boy (CJ Adams) shows up on their doorstep, fresh out of their garden one stormy night, things aren’t quite what they expected. .
Rotten Tomatoes: 38% Splat