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WEEKENDER / Entertainment

November 7, 2012

Movies out in theaters


“Gayby” — Two thirtysomething best friends — a straight woman and a gay man — decide to have a baby together. With Jenn Harris, Matthew Wilkas and Mike Doyle. Written and directed by Jonathan Lisecki. (1:29) NR.

“High Ground” — This documentary follows 11 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans as they attempt to scale a Himalayan mountain and cope with their traumatic experiences on the battlefield. Directed by Michael Brown. (1:31) NR.

“Jack and Diane” — Two teenage girls — one a tomboy, the other a bubbly young lady — meet and quickly fall for each other, but their newfound feelings are soon tested. With Juno Temple, Riley Keough, Cara Seymour and Jena Malone. Written and directed by Bradley Rust Gray. (1:45) R.

“The Last Fall” — After being cut from his fourth team in three years, an NFL player is torn between starting a new life with his old high school sweetheart and taking one last shot with another pro team. With Lance Gross, Nicole Beharie and Vanessa Bell Calloway. Written and directed by Matthew A. Cherry. (1:37) NR.

“A Late Quartet” — A renowned string quartet’s future hangs in the balance when the group’s beloved cellist receives a life—changing diagnosis. With Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken and Imogen Poots. Written by Seth Grossman and Yaron Zilberman. Directed by Zilberman. (1:45) R.

“A Liar’s Autobiography” — An animated documentary about the late Graham Chapman, one of the members of the British comedy group Monty Python. Directed by Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson and Ben Timlett. In 3—D. (1:22) NR.

“The Loneliest Planet” — A young couple on a camping trip in the Caucasus Mountains during the summer before their wedding have their relationship upended by a chance encounter. With Gael Garcia Bernal, Hani Furstenberg and Bidzina Gujabidze. Written and directed by Julia Loktev. (1:53) NR.

“Lunch” — A documentary about a group of comedy writers and directors — including Sid Caesar, Monty Hall, John Rappaport and Carl Reiner — who have met for lunch every other week for 40 years. Directed by Donna Kanter. (1:18) NR.

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