The Double (movie)

Must-see movies that are under the radar or overlooked

'Dear White People'

"What have you seen?" "What have you liked?" "What should I see?" "What's been good this year?"

These are not uncommon lines of everyday dialogue at this time of year, whether you're in the film business or not. But really the question being asked is "How's 'Interstellar'?" Or "Which is better, 'Birdman' or 'Foxcatcher'?"

If you respond by mentioning films like the operatic period drama "The Immigrant" or the cerebral, abstracted sci-fi of "Under The Skin" or the warm teenage Swedish punk-rock coming-of-age story "We Are the Best!" you are met by pretty quizzical stares, as if you somehow...