Here are new movie releases for the weekend of December 11.

New in theaters:

"The Assassin"

The latest film from director Hsiao-Hsien Hou is getting a dose of year-end buzz for its stunning visuals. See for yourself when it opens at the Wexner Center this weekend.

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"The Iron Giant"

The first animated feature film from director Brad Bird ("Ratatouille," "The Incredibles") gets a one-week-only release with a restored and remastered version. Still one of my favorites.

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"All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records"

This documentary by Colin Hanks looks at the famed record chain, from the height of its hubris to the bottom falling out. (Gateway Film Center)