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If you haven’t seen Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “please fix your life,” said the Los Angeles Times. When a young white woman brings her black boyfriend to her parents’ house for a weekend, the horror tale that unfolds proves so original and “wildly entertaining” that it deserves an Oscar nod.
My Life as a Zucchini
“‘Magical’ is not an oversize word for this exquisite film,” said WSJ.com. A stopmotion animated feature about a bluehaired orphan, it’s mostly set in a group home full of damaged but resilient kids and is “one of the most touching, surprising, slyly funny films in recent memory.”
The Blackcoat’s Daughter
“Know how everything in a nightmare just feels vaguely…off?” said AVClub.com. That’s the vibe in this stately, chilly horror movie about two teenage students left alone at an isolated boarding school during winter break. With Lucy Boynton, Emma Roberts, and a “superb” Kiernan Shipka.