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This Weekend: See Harrowing 'The Act of Killing,' 'Blackfish,' 'Only God Forgives,' Skip 'RED 2'

Thompson on Hollywood By Anne Thompson and Ryan Lattanzio | Thompson on Hollywood July 19, 2013 at 1:03PM

This is a very strong weekend for indies. Joshua Oppenheimer's "The Act of Killing" is an artful examination of genocide in Indonesia; Gabriela Cowperthwaite's "Blackfish" centers on the lethal consequences of SeaWorld's captivity of orca whales; and Andrew Bujalski's latest, "Computer Chess," is a 1980s-set period piece following a group of awkward nerds at a chess convention.

This article is related to: Reviews, Weekend Preview, The Act of Killing , Computer Chess, The Conjuring, Only God Forgives, RED 2, R.I.P.D., Turbo, Girl Most Likely

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