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OPENING Almost Holy (R)  Steve Hoover’s documentary profile of “Crocodile” Gennadiy Mokhnenko, a Ukrainian pastor who ministers to drug-addicted kids in his town and also...

Nice Guys: Black Humor

Shane Black famously wrote the script for Lethal Weapon while still in his early 20s and then spent the better part of a decade...

Angry Birds: Red Mist

Movies based on video games continue to earn their wretched reputation, and I’m afraid The Angry Birds Movie won’t do anything to change that....

In Love With Love

Michael Gans saw his future in film when he was in his early teens, after seeing Grand Canyon, Lawrence Kasdan’s 1991 drama telling the...

Film Shorts

Opening High-Rise (R) Tom Hiddleston stars in this futuristic satire about an apartment tower where the rich live in luxury at the top while the...

Helicopter Parenting

A few weeks ago in my review of Hello, My Name Is Doris, I wrote about the slight uptick we’re seeing in movies made...

Film Shorts

Opening The Meddler (PG-13) Susan Sarandon stars in this comedy as a New York widow who visits her daughter (Rose Byrne) in L.A. and tries...

Collateral Damages

The hype over Captain America: Civil War has been washing over us from the fan conventions and the parts of Europe where the movie...

Chinese Ghost Story

By now I’ve seen horror films worth taking seriously from many different corners of eastern Asia, but mainland China is a notable exception. It’s...

Film Shorts

Opening April and the Extraordinary World (PG) This English-dubbed animated steampunk movie from France is about a little girl (voiced by Angela Galuppo) who goes...