Before Midnight and five more movies to see this weekend

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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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