The musical sequences throb with energy and this allows "We Are Your Friends" to maintain its trajectory when its momentum flags.

Run Time: 1:24
U.S. Release Date: 2015-08-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Noah Baumbach
Cast: Lola Kirke, Greta Gerwig, Matthew Shear

When film-goers speak of New York-based indies as having become insular and pretentious, "Mistress America" is an example of what they're referring to.

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2015-08-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Disturbing Images, Profanity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Cast: Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan, ...

"No Escape" is a throwback to an era when thriller were defined by suspense and tension rather than overblown action and special effects-enhanced stunts.