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OPENING Christine (R) Not based on a Stephen King novel, this biopic of Florida newscaster Christine Chubbuck stars Rebecca Hall. Also with Michael C. Hall,...

The Handmaiden: Pickpocket

Korean movies don’t talk about homosexuality. Homosexuality is legal in South Korea, but a majority of people still disapprove, so it seldom comes up...

Hacksaw Ridge: They Also Serve

The attempted career rehabilitation of Mel Gibson continues with Hacksaw Ridge, a World War II film about a real-life American soldier who became a...

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OPENING   Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (NR) Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan star in this Indian film about a long-running love triangle. Also...

American Honey: Lucky Star

You may not know who Andrea Arnold is, but she’s a genius. The native of Kent, England, has made films only sporadically in her...

American Pastoral: Trouble in Paradise

Philip Roth is unquestionably one of the titans of American literature, and yet the cinematic landscape is littered with unsatisfactory adaptations of his work:...

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OPENING   American Pastoral (R) Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel about a man who wonders if his teenage daughter...

Keeping Up With the Joneses: Spy, Neighbor!

I came to a hard conclusion after watching Keeping Up With the Joneses: Zach Galifianakis should not be a leading man. Don’t get me...

The Big G

Sometimes your work and your passions collide. In other words, I’m getting paid to write about a Godzilla movie. Thankfully, Shin Godzilla is pretty...

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OPENING The Accountant (R) Ben Affleck stars in this thriller as an Asperger’s syndrome-suffering accountant for crime lords who tries to extricate himself as his...