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Widows: Four Funerals and a Robbery

After making a movie like 12 Years a Slave, you can hardly fault Steve McQueen for wanting to lighten up for his next film....

Spider’s Web: Claire Direction

This is shaping up to be a Claire Foy type of year, isn't it? The London native became famous playing a young version of...

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OPENING  Border (R) This Swedish Gothic romance film stars Eva Melander as a facially deformed Swedish cop who falls in love with a man (Eero...

Forgive Me?: Bad Words

It shouldn’t be a surprise that Melissa McCarthy can act in a serious drama, too. Many people only know her from her broad comedies...

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OPENING  Beautiful Boy (R) Based on the memoirs by David and Nicolas Sheff, this drama stars Steve Carell as a successful freelance journalist who watches...

Suspiria: Dance of Death

First, a confession: I’m not a big fan of Dario Argento’s Suspiria. The production design and the music in the 1977 horror film are...

Bohemian Rhapsody: The Show Must Go On

Great movies often have great performances, but I think it must be harder for an actor to give a great performance in the midst...

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OPENING  Air Strike (NR) This Chinese World War II drama stars Liu Ye and Fan Bingbing as resistance fighters trying to keep Japanese forces from...

Trouble with English

If you know Rowan Atkinson, it’s likely from his collaborations with Richard Curtis, where he played a tongue-tied priest in Four Weddings and a...

The Hate U Give: All Eyes on Me

Sometimes in life, you just need a black girl standing on the hood of a car telling you to burn down this whole rotten...