Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club, 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

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

With The Pervert's Guide to Ideology, Slovenian philosopher and film fanatic Slavoj Zizek offers another whirlwind tour of art, life and the secret worlds inside popular movies. Read our review

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

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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

Never better, Robert Redford silently commits himself to surviving a broken boat in J.C. Chandor’s riveting All Is Lost, set on the choppy high seas. Read our review

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