What movies to own, rent, and stream this week


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Holy Motors (2012, Not Rated)
Denis Lavant, Eva Mendes
In Léos Carax’s hypnotic import, an odd, wild-eyed stranger slips in and out of the lives of a handful of Parisians. (Also on iTunes) A

How to Survive a Plague(2012, Not Rated)
David France’s poignant documentary chronicles the life-saving efforts of AIDS activists in the ’80s and ’90s who championed new drugs to combat the disease. (Also on iTunes) A-

Best of Warner Bros. (1927–2010, Not Rated)
To celebrate 90 years in the biz, the studio has raided its vaults for two box-set behemoths — one containing 50 of its classic titles, the other, 100. It should include a weight lifter’s belt to help pick it up. A-

The Loneliest Planet (2012, Not Rated)
Gael García Bernal, Hani Furstenberg
A young couple take a backpacking trip in the Caucasus Mountains the summer before their wedding. Original and profound. (Also on iTunes) A

The Best of Youth (2003, R)
Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni
A novelistic six-hour epic tracing the relationship of two Italian brothers from the politically turbulent 1960s to the early 2000s. Worth the time commitment. (Available on Netflix instant viewing) A

Coming Soon

Wreck-It Ralph (2012, PG)
John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer
A clever animated adventure about a videogame villain who itches to finally play the good guy. B+ 3/5

Schindler’s List (1993, R)
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes
Steven Spielberg’s Best Picture winner about the Holocaust makes a stunning Blu-ray debut. A 3/5

Most grades are from EW’s reviews of the original theatrical release

How to Survive a Plague

  • Movie
  • 110 minutes
  • David France