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



Though singularly artistic in its vision and earnestly noble in its intent, this Ukrainian offering about life in the near …
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'News of the World'

‘News of the World’

Though beautifully filmed, well acted by Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel, and occasionally touching, this modestly engaging Western about a …
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'First Cow'

‘First Cow’

I’ve seen life insurance infomercials that were more captivating than this interminably tedious slog. Director Kelly Reichardt’s latest starts out …
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'Promising Young Woman'

‘Promising Young Woman’

While it aspires to make a profound statement about the mistreatment of women, this dark comedy/revenge thriller unfortunately misses the …
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'Da 5 Bloods'

‘Da 5 Bloods’

Though far from perfect, filmmaker Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” is arguably his best offering since “Malcolm X” (1992), with …
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'The Life Ahead'

‘The Life Ahead’

Though occasionally somewhat predictable and formulaic, this touching tale about a Holocaust survivor and former streetwalker who takes in and …
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'The Midnight Sky'

‘The Midnight Sky’

Despite an intriguing premise, flashy special effects and a few touching dialogue exchanges, this overlong bittersweet sci-fi offering about an …
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'Another Round'

‘Another Round’

Can a film realistically straddle the fence of a controversial subject without getting its hands dirty despite the risk of …
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'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom'

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

When all the makings of a great film are in place, one expects to see an outstanding picture. Unfortunately, that’s …
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