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“The Imitation Game” and “The Babadook” Reviews

Anthony Lane reviews "The Imitation Game," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing: "Here, in short, is a film about a highly intelligent homosexual mathematician that shows no homosexual behavior, almost no math, and a faltering faith in the intelligence of its viewers. So, what is there to tempt us? In a word, actors." (Illustration by Concepcón Studios; Photograph: Hulton Archive / Getty [right])

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Cover Story: Peter de Sève’s “Catnap”

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The Cost of Survival

Anthony Lane reviews Claude Lanzmann’s new documentary, “The Last of the Unjust.”

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“Foxcatcher” and “The Homesman” Reviews

Anthony Lane on "Foxcatcher," starring Steve Carrell and Channing Tatum: “So skilled are both Carell and Tatum that the movie itself falls prey to the characters’ repression.” http://nyr.kr/1EutKbq (Illustration by Charles Williams)

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“Birdman” and “Whiplash” Reviews

Michael Keaton stars in "Birdman," directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Read Anthony Lane's take on the new film: http://nyr.kr/1rqqK6J (Illustration by Peter Strain)

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It’S Cold Outside

Anthony Lane on the new Coen brothers film, “Inside Llewyn Davis”: “Here’s the thing, the masterstroke of the movie: Llewyn is very good, but he’s not great.”