What's New in Theaters: October 18, 2013

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(L-R) Robert Redford, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lupita Nyong'o, Daniel Radcliffe, Benedict Cumberbatch. (Photos: Pacific Coast News | Getty Images)12 Years a SlaveDirected by Steve McQueenStarring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Paulson, Alfre Woodard, Michael K. Williams, Scoot McNairy, Taran Killam, Quvenzhane Wallis, Dwight HenryOne of the best films of the year, this true story of a free man kidnapped and...Read Full Story

Zimbio Review - What's It Really Like to be Lost at Sea? 'All is Lost' Takes You There

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(Roadside Attractions | Photographer: Richard Foreman)Long story short: Robert Redford is getting the headlines, but it's J.C. Chandor's quietly realistic narrative and style that makes All is Lost a harrowing drama.All is Lost will remind you of: Deep Water, The Perfect Storm, Cast Away, Life of Pi, Open Water, Unforgiven, The Old Man and the SeaReview: There's satisfaction to be found in the methodical nature of All is Lost. Writer/director J.C. Chandor (Margin Call) succeeds in creating a...Read Full Story