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

'Atlantis'

‘Atlantis’

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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