A brainy treat for zombie fans, plus four more movies to see this weekend

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

Birth of the Living Dead

Birth of the Living Dead

Twitching with social resonance, George A. Romero’s 1968 Night of the Living Dead gets the serious analysis it’s due in Birth of the Living Dead. Read our review

An early masterpiece of the Czech New Wave, Diamonds of the Night is the tale of two Jewish fugitives fleeing the horrors of WWII. Read our review

Matthew McConaughey rolls on through the golden phase of his career with a fierce, flinty performance as a rodeo shitkicker turned activist in Dallas Buyers Club. Read our review

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Two French women, a punky artist and a student (destined to become a muse), conduct a passionate, multiyear affair in the bittersweet Blue Is the Warmest Color. Read our review

A stain on our national history is rendered in an unforgiving way in director Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, from an enslaved Northerner’s memoir. Read our review

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