The East and 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 East

The East

In The East, a no-nonsense undercover agent (the riveting Brit Marling) is tasked to infiltrate a scary band of eco-activists who hope to make a stink. Read our review and our Q&A with director Zal Batmanglij

If you’re simply not in the mood for car stunts, Vegas debauchery or Will Smith (and son), the immersive Russian-made tone poem Nostalghia should do the trick. Read our review

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Richard Linklater continues his one-of-a-kind romantic saga with Before Midnight, another nuanced chapter, rife with tension and sweet resignation. Read our review and our Q&A with Linklater and stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy

Before he hunted cinema’s most famous great white shark, Richard Dreyfuss chased ambition in The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, a coming-of-age classic from the Great White North. Read our review

The teenage daughter of an ultra-Orthodox Israeli family is propelled toward a difficult decision in Fill the Void, a quietly powerful morality tale. Read our review

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