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Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' November 20-22

Uncover a dark secret with a group of journalists or have a laugh about blind dates. This week, Up to Date's indie, foreign and documentary film critics have myriad choices for your pre-Thanksgiving viewing.

Cynthia Haines

Spotlight, R

  • Reporters working for the Boston Globe uncover evidence of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.

Labyrinth of Lies, R (German)

  • During the 1950s, a young German prosecutor pursues Nazis.

Room, R

  • A young woman and her son are imprisoned in a shed.

Steve Walker

Spotlight, R 

  • Smart and suspenseful account of how Boston Globe reporters (including Mark Ruffalo) painstakingly uncovered the trail of pedophile priests 

Man Up, R

  • Simon Pegg and Lake Bell shine in an acerbic comedy of manners about a big lie of a blind date.

Labyrinth of Lies, R (German)

  • A willfully ignorant Germany circa 1957 finds a prosecutor fighting to bring Nazi war criminals to justice.