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9 Films to See in Theaters or Stream at Home This Weekend, From 'I Origins' to 'The Immigrant' (TRAILERS)

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! July 18, 2014 at 6:46PM

What will you be watching this weekend? Here are nine ideas.
'The Congress'
'The Congress'


The Congress
Dir. Ari Folman, France and Israel | Drafthouse Films
Cast: Robin Wright, Jonn Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Danny Huston, Harvey Keitel
85% Fresh | Time Out: "Ari Folman takes a determined stride into the past with this dizzying, disjointed, always fascinating live action-animation hybrid."
Read our review and interview with Ari Folman

The Immigrant (on Netflix)
Dir. James Gray, USA | The Weinstein Company
Cast: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner
87% Fresh | San Francisco Chronicle: "An astonishingly beautiful, irresistibly grim movie."

Video Games
Dir. Jeremy Snead, USA | Variance Films
IGN Movies: "Despite some organizational issues, 'Video Games: The Movie' is an informative and entertaining look at the birth of the medium we know and love."

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