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Check out Madison movie critic Jerry Shenk's latest "obscure picks."

November 2014:

  • Snowpiercer
  • Life of Crime
  • Chinese Puzzle (subtitles, French)
  • A Coffee in Berlin (subtitles, German)

October 2014:

  • Persona (re-release) (subtitles, Swedish)
  • Jar City (subtitles, Icelandic)
  • The Trap (subtitles, Serbian)
  • Night Moves (2013)

September 2014:

  • The Railway Man
  • Belle
  • Locke
  • Blue Ruin
  • Hard Day's Night re-release

August 2014:

  • Grand Piano
  • Ernest & Celestine
  • Miss Minoes
  • The Unknown Known
  • The Fog of War

(Editor's note: There were no picks for July 2014)

June 2014:

  • Generation War (subtitled)
  • Foyle's War
  • Odd Thomas
  • Veronica Mars
  • One Punch Homicide

May 2014:

  • Philomena
  • The Selfish Giant
  • Mobius
  • Gloria (subtitles)

April 2014:

  • Wadjda (subtitled)
  • Spinning Plates
  • At Middleton
  • Out of the Furnace

March 2014:

  • 12 Years a Slave
    • Amistad
    • Gone With the Wind
  • Dallas Buyer's Club
    • And the Band Played On
    • How to Survive a Plague
  • Gravity
    • 2001: A Space Odyssey
    • Fight Club

February 2014:

  • Birth of the Living Dead
  • 20 Feet from Stardom
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • I Married a Witch
  • Babette's Feast (subtitled)

January 2014:

  • The Hunt (subtitled)
  • Prisoners 
  • The Attack (subtitled)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (Peter O'Toole)

December 2013:

  • Hannah Arendt
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Ip Man The Final Fight (subtitles)
  • Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (subtitles)
  • Gremlins

Here are Madison movie critic Jerry Shenk's picks for October 2013. In honor of his 75th birthday, Jerry chose a lineup of movies he never got to review: