Silenced -- An Expose of a Harrowing Social Injustice

Oculus -- A Distinct, Slow-Burn Horror Flick

Down by Law -- An Invigorating American Independent Cinema

Ten Best American Political Drama

Zero Theorem -- An Uneven Sci-Fi with Intriguing Ideas

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes -- Mesmerizing Apes and Boring Humans

Departures -- A Life-Affirming Movie about Death

Calvary -- Contemplates the Modern Religious Disillusion

Under the Skin -- An Ambiguous and Hypnotic Sci-Fi Experience