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‘When I Saw You,’ a refugee’s view of war

Mahmoud Asfa stars in the Palestinian film “When I Saw You.”

Palestinian filmmaker Annemarie Jacir’s subtle and affecting film sees the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians from the point of view of a boy in a refugee camp.

Sabrina Ferilli in Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Great Beauty.”

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‘The Great Beauty,’ ‘La Dolce Vita’ are twin pleasures

Harvard Square’s Brattle Theatre is showing the two films in a one-shot double-bill.

Brendan Cooney provides music for silent film screenings.

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Celebrate ‘Sounds of Silents’ with the music of ‘Zorro’

Not So Silent Cinema will provide live accompaniment for the 1920 “The Mark of Zorro” as part of the Coolidge Corner Theatre’s “Sounds of Silents” series.

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Doing ‘Dune’ right (or not) on screen

What fictive adaptations were never made? Frank Herbert’s “Dune” feels like a movie adaptation that was both made and not made.

Blu (top, voiced by Jesse Eisenberg) and his feathered friends take a trip up the Amazon River in “Rio 2.”

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‘Rio 2’: on the wing again in Brazil, this time flying inland

The “Rio” animators ship their cartoon to the Amazon for this sequel that just doesn’t have the same organic quality as the first movie.

Mariam Bokeria and Lika Babluani play best friends in “In Bloom.”

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‘In Bloom’ has Georgia on its mind

The chaos following the independence of Georgia serves as the setting for this splendidly acted and subtly told coming of age story.

// ‘Hunger Games’ top winner at MTV Movie Awards

‘‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’’ took home some of the night’s biggest awards, including the prize for best film.

Director Jonathan Glazer.

Jonathan Glazer on how to get ‘Under the Skin’

The director’s minimalist approach gives the film adaptation of Michel Faber’s 2000 sci-fi novel a more chilling aura.

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What’s ‘Under the Skin’? Intrigue.

A beautiful alien (blank-faced Scarlett Johansson) falls to Earth, and the mystery is how much further she’ll let herself go.

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// Jude Law parodies ‘Dom Hemingway’

The inconsequential gangster farce is funny in a self-indulgent way, but at the expense of the darkness and danger essential to the genre.

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// Short reviews of what’s in theaters

A snapshot of recent Globe reviews of movies in the theaters.

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// In case you missed it

Looking for past movie reviews? This sortable table will help you catch up on Globe reviews not to be missed.

And the Oscar goes to . . .


// 2014 Oscar winners

See who took home a statue at the 86th Academy Awards.

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// Four-star reviews by the Globe in the last year

Films given four-star reviews by Globe critics Ty Burr and Janice Page, and the former Globe critic Wesley Morris in 2012 and 2013.