Dave Grohl in Sound City and four more movies to see this weekend

Team Film has your picks for the best movies playing in NY

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Dave Grohl, left, in Sound City

Dave Grohl, left, in Sound City

Normally, we hurl stink eye at rock stars who try to become directors (that means you, Madonna), but Foo Fighter Dave Grohl has an excellent documentary to his name, Sound City, about the legendary California studio. Read our review


Raul Ruiz captivated the art house before dying too young in 2011. His swan song, Night Across the Street, couldn't serve as a better epitaph: a surreal journey with oddball takes on highbrow lit and lowbrow genre conventions. Read our review


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Israel takes its counterterrorism efforts mighty seriously, so when its most senior intelligence chiefs own up to some guilt, attention should be paid. Dror Moreh's The Gatekeepers does exactly that. Read our review


We didn't love Side Effects as much as we wanted (i.e., as much as Magic Mike or Contagion), but its director, Steven Soderbergh, says he's retiring and his overall intelligence will be missed. Read our review


Head over to BAM on Saturday and catch the most influential stand-up movie of all time, Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip. The man was gone too soon, but we'll always have him here. Click for showtimes


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Amanda
Amanda

Dave Grohl's film is remarkable- so great to see it as a top choice. Check out the trailer: http://smarturl.it/SCtrailer. I think it's still playing at the Angelika theater!