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The Film Yap’s movies to watch: ‘The Dig,’ ‘MLK/FBI,’ ‘Outside the Wire,’ more

What’s new in theaters, cool on streaming and new on disc? The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd runs down the list:

New in Theaters:

The Dig — Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes star in his historical drama based on a real archaeological discovery in Suffolk shortly before World War II. Haunting and splendidly acted.

The White Tiger — This dark Indian drama stands as counterpoint to “Slumdog Millionaire,” as a subservient man from a small village becomes the driver for a rich family. Read more

MLK/FBI — This documentary looks at the sordid history of the FBI’s investigation into civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr, from the Eisenhower through the Kennedy and Johnson administrations

The Marksman — The king of the “kick-butt geezers” genre, Liam Neeson, is back for another adventure, this time playing a borderland rancher who gets into a fight with the Mexican drug cartels.

Cool on Streaming:

Outside the Wire — Anthony Mackie stars in this futuristic thriller as an android super soldier sent into a warzone with a rebellious recruit to stop a nuclear plot. Now on Netflix.

New on Disc:

Jungleland — Charlie Hunnam and Jack O’Connell play brothers roaming the country getting in and out of fights in this moody drama.”Deeply sad but broadly entertaining.” Read more.

For more information, visit thefilmyap.com.

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