Current movies recommended by the Tampa Bay Times:
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1. Gone Girl -The mystery - and maybe the movie - of the year. For once, a movie adaptation matches its literary source, under David Fincher's taut direction.
2. Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - Maestro of trash John Waters headlines the opening weekend of Tampa Bay's longest running cinema showcase.
3. The Skeleton Twins -Deft dramatics by SNL refugees Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader make this downbeat dual character study a pleasure to endure.
4. The Equalizer -Ultra-violent vigilante yarn, with Denzel Washington badder and bloodier than ever before. The '80s TV series was never like this.
5. The Good Lie -A survival story inspired by truth, with Reese Witherspoon's casting inspired by box office business sense.
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Dates subject to change.
Oct. 10: The Judge; St. Vincent; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; Dracula Untold; You're Not You
Oct. 17: Fury; The Best of Me; The Book of Life; Men, Women and Children
Oct. 24:Ouija; John Wick
Oct. 31: Nightcrawler; Horns; Before I Go to Sleep
Nov. 7: Interstellar; Big Hero 6
Nov. 14: Dumb and Dumber To; Beyond the Lights
Nov. 21: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1