Life of Pi and five more movies to see this weekend

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

Suraj Sharma and a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker in Life of Pi

Suraj Sharma and a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker in Life of Pi

What says Thanksgiving more than rolling out of your food coma and heading down to the multiplex for some cinematic nourishment? (Anything, please, so long as it doesn't involve actual eating.) We hear you and have worthwhile options:

Even if you take a pass on the film's spiritual metaphors, Life of Pi has man-on-cat action scenes that are hypnotic. Read our review

Once Upon a Time in America, Sergio Leone’s epic, nearly four-hour ode to New York gangsters (and gangster movies), returns with a vengeance. Read our review

An awful chapter of NYC history—a violent rape and a controversial miscarriage of justice—is carefully revisited in The Central Park Five. Read our review

Killer whales, amputees, amateur bare-knuckle boxing: Jacques Audiard’s Rust and Bone is both eccentric and achingly humanistic. Read our review

It's finally time to see Lincoln—not just because it's a much-buzzed-about Oscar contender, but because it deserves to be. Read our review

The new James Bond movie, Skyfall, is all kinds of sexy spyness. Read our review

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