New Movies to Watch This Week: ‘Nomadland,’ ‘I Care a Lot,’ ‘Test Pattern’
The treasures of an extended Oscar season just keep on giving, as Venice Film Festival winner and award season favorite “Nomadland” finds its way to theaters — and Hulu subscribers.
It’s a special film, about a woman (played by two-time Oscar winner Frances McDormand) who pulls up stakes and travels the country by van, hitting theaters at a time when many people have been reexamining their own lives.
So if there’s a safe way to see it, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better option out there.The week’s a bit thinner on conventional crowd pleasers.
Channeling “The Wolf of Wall Street”-style energy on an indie scale, both “Silk Road” and “Body Brokers” offer cutting-edge takes on 21st-century crimes: a black market for illegal drugs in the former and a scheme to profit on recovering addicts in the latter.
Also in the Scorsese vein, the Montreal-made
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