Some elements don't quite coalesce, but 'Flight' is a pretty good nail-biter.
The documentary about violinist Bronislaw Huberman, who saved Jewish musicians during the Holocaust by recruiting them for his orchestra, has too many reenactments but some great footage of conductor Arturo Toscanini.
Several Bible-based projects, including 'Noah' starring Russell Crowe and two separate treatments of the story of Moses, are due in theaters over the next few years.
Israeli documentarian Arnon Goldfinger discovers his family's World War II past in the documentary.
'The Loneliest Planet' starts off slow, then hits the audience with a shock when the two travelers are attacked.
'Cloud Atlas' features a large cast, and it's fun to spot who's who. But the mash-up plot of 'Cloud Atlas' is largely exasperating.
'Brooklyn Castle' has the right moves.
John Hawkes and Helen Hunt deliver remarkable performances in 'The Sessions.'
This complex father-son confessional movie cuts across eras. Harvard film professor Ross McElwee adds another wonderful personal memoir, a film that is both forward-looking and elegiac.
'Smashed' has some powerful moments but is mostly superficial.
'Argo' stars Alan Arkin and John Goodman give especially strong performances in the strange-but-true story.
'Sister' looks inside the gumption and desperation of a 12-year old thief and his sister.
The analysis in Eugene Jarecki's documentary on the domestic war on drugs is too simplistic.
'Taken 2' is improbable but enjoyable as Neeson and his family are threatened again by thugs.
The documentary shows a fashion editor who was a true original in a world of knock-offs.
'Won't Back Down': a hot-button topic, but too many holes.
Bruce Willis stars as an older version of Gordon-Levitt in 'Looper.'
Clint Eastwood returns for a showdown on the diamond.
'Perks' shows that 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson can stand on her own.
'End of Watch' actor Jake Gyllenhaal gives his most nuanced performance yet as a Los Angeles police officer.