Before Midnight and five more movies to see this weekend

Time Out New York's Film editors have your picks for the best movies playing in NYC


Planning on plunking down your hard-earned coin on Fast & Furious 6, The Hangover Part III or Star Trek Into Darkness this Memorial Day weekend? Frankly, we think you can do better:

The film of the year? Richard Linklater continues his one-of-a-kind romantic saga with another nuanced chapter, Before Midnight, rife with tension and sweet resignation. Read our review and our Q&A with Linklater and stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy

If you're anywhere near a TV with HBO on Sunday night, you'll want to tune in for Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra, a juicy melodrama about Liberace (Michael Douglas) that our Cannes critic called a masterpiece. Read our review

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More impressive with each outing, actor-turned-director Sarah Polley turns a documentary eye on her family’s history in Stories We Tell. Read our review

The teenage daughter of an ultra-Orthodox Israeli family is propelled toward a difficult decision in Fill the Void, a quietly powerful morality tale. Read our review

Participatory journalist, patrician hobnobber, Paris Review publisher: Plimpton! proves that George was a jack-of-all-trades. Read our review

Two men must smuggle contraband pork—no, really—through occupied France in A Pig Across Paris, a WWII tragi-farce starring Jean Gabin. Read our review

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