1. The Band's Visit: Egyptian bandmates make friends in the Israeli Negev. Mazel tov! Academy.

2. Portland Underground Film Festival: Psychotic moms meet suburban vampire hunters. Clinton Street Theater.

3. Redbelt: David Mamet tackles mixed martial arts. Great until the final act. Academy, Laurelhurst, Mission.

4. Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay: And so they do. Academy, Avalon, Laurelhurst, Milwaukie.

5. Shine a Light: What a drag it is getting old. Academy, St. Johns.