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Flat­lin­ers

MED­I­CAL stu­dents ex­per­i­ment with “near death” ex­pe­ri­ences that in­volve past tragedies un­til the dark con­se­quences be­gin to jeop­ar­dise their lives. This re­make of the 1990 film of the same name looks promis­ing, and boasts a great up-and-com­ing cast. ◗ Stars: Nina Do­brev, James Nor­ton, Ellen Page. ◗ Rat­ing: M ◗ In cin­e­mas: now.

Blue

THIS fea­ture-length doc­u­men­tary takes view­ers on a provoca­tive jour­ney into the ocean realm at a crit­i­cal mo­ment in time when the marine world is on a precipice. Like An In­con­ve­nient Truth, Blue maps the on­go­ing chal­lenges fac­ing our oceans and the op­por­tu­ni­ties for pos­i­tive change. ◗ Stars: Va­lerie Tay­lor, Madi­son Ste­wart, Jen­nifer Lavers.◗ Rat­ing: PG ◗ In cin­e­mas: Oc­to­ber 12.

Fi­nal Por­trait

IN 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, the Amer­i­can writer and art-lover James Lord is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Al­berto Gi­a­cometti, to sit for a por­trait. So be­gins not only the story of a touch­ing and off­beat friend­ship but the chaos of the artis­tic process. ◗ Stars: Ge­of­frey Rush, Ar­mie Ham­mer, Cle­mence Poesy.

◗ Rat­ing: M ◗ In cin­e­mas: Thurs­day.

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