Giant robots versus giant monsters, 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

Pacific Rim

Crash! Bam! Boom! Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro’s gargantuan sci-fi epic, satisfies every one of our giant-robots-versus-aliens fantasies. Read our review

Hannibal fans know him as the latest Dr. Lecter, but Mads Mikkelsen earns vast reserves of sympathy in The Hunt, his dramatic breakthrough. Read our review

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Bring on the Euro-ennui: Michelangelo Antonioni’s game-changing L'Avventura, a ’60s modernist masterpiece, returns for a welcome encore. Read our review

Viola, a modern riff on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night from Argentina’s Matías Piñeiro, will leave you grinning from ear to ear. Read our review

Pedro Almodóvar’s bawdy I'm So Excited may inspire giddiness, giggles and singing along to its Pointer Sisters–scored campiness. Read our review

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