A Round-up of New Movies in Theaters, Online and Available for Home Viewing

'The Forty-Year-Old Version'

‘The Forty-Year-Old Version’

When a 39-year-old playwright’s career has woefully stalled for a decade, what does she do to get it back on …
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'The Personal History of David Copperfield'

‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’

Putting a fresh face on a classic is always a risky proposition, especially with a mob of purists on the …
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'The Climb'

‘The Climb’

Friendship can be a beautiful thing. Sometimes it can be painfully exasperating. And some other times it can be both …
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'The United States vs. Billie Holiday'

‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’

Despite fine performances by Andra Day and Trevante Rhodes, director Lee Daniels’s attempt at depicting the troubled life of jazz …
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Unless you’re a diehard fan of the period piece comedy of manners genre, you’ll probably find this latest cinematic version …
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'The Mauritanian'

‘The Mauritanian’

This meticulously detailed account of the erroneous 14-year Gitmo incarceration of Mohamedou  Ould Slahi, who was falsely accused of being …
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'Identifying Features'

‘Identifying Features’

When the teenage son of a middle-aged Mexican mother goes missing while en route to the US to find work, …
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This is the movie that should win the Oscar for best picture, flat out, hands down, no questions asked …
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'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm'

‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’

The outrageous, in-your-face, unexpected shock value humor that characterized this film’s 2006 predecessor never really impressed me much, and that’s …
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