Horror made the old-school way, 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

The Conjuring

The Conjuring

The elements are familiar—a rural house, a vulnerable family, some pissed-off demonic spirits—but The Conjuring knows how to use them. Read our review

In the deeply disturbing The Act of Killing, the unrepentant perpetrators of an Indonesian genocide reenact film scenes to explain their actions. Read our review

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Killer whales may thrill water-park crowds, but their regular mistreatment should be cause for nervousness, as Blackfish shows. Read our review

In Computer Chess, the bespectacled and socially awkward gather at an anonymous chain hotel for an artificial-intelligence chess competition. Read our review

Return to John Carpenter's 1981 cult classic Escape from New York, an entertaining vision of the city gone dark. Read our review

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