Argo and four more movies to see this weekend

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

The awards season has officially started and even though we didn't flip over Ben Affleck's much-buzzed CIA thriller Argo, you could do a lot worse. Read our review

Meanwhile, the New York Film Festival rolls on; it's the final weekend and there's still lots to see. Have a peak at our roundup for suggestions:

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We did flip over our revival of the week, Brief Encounter, David Lean's unbearably moving 1945 romance, returning to Film Forum in a luxuriant restoration. Read our review

As seen in Affair of the Heart, Rick Springfield’s career is still very much alive, thanks to the odd connection between middle-aged moms and a chastened ex-star. Read our review

The waiting is the hardest part in Middle of Nowhere, a stellar Sundance award-winner about a woman standing by her incarcerated man. Read our review

An all-star team of professional crooks try to boost a jewel from a casino in the ridiculously fun South Korean blockbuster The Thieves. Read our review

One more tip? Sure, we're feeling generous: Smashed, a drama about an alcoholic, has its flaws, but lead actor Mary Elizabeth Winstead isn't one of them. Read our review

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