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

'Three Thousand Years of Longing'

‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’

It’s truly astounding how a film dealing with magical, mystical subject matter can turn out to be as boring and …
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'Breaking' (f/k/a '892')

‘Breaking’ (f/k/a ‘892’)

Justice ignored is indeed justice denied. What’s more, it’s an open invitation to things easily getting out of hand as …
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'Costa Brava, Lebanon'

‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’

With society collapsing around us financially, ethically and environmentally, there may be a strong desire among some of us to …
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'Falling' ('Strimholov')

‘Falling’ (‘Strimholov’)

In a nation long beset by challenges including authoritarian Soviet rule, the Chernobyl disaster, the 2014 Maidan Revolution and now …
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'Emily the Criminal'

‘Emily the Criminal’

Given the level of graft and corruption in contemporary society, it often seems like the only way to get ahead …
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'Thirteen Lives'

‘Thirteen Lives’

For 18 days in 2018, the world’s attention was focused on the attempted rescue of 12 young soccer players and …
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'Bullet Train'

‘Bullet Train’

I’ll be blunt about this one – I hated it. If you’ve seen the modestly amusing trailer for director David …
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'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris'

‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’

What might at first glance seem like a wispy bit of romantic fluff actually serves up more substance than expected, …
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'Inversion' ('Varoonegi')

‘Inversion’ (‘Varoonegi’)

Though somber and slow-moving at times, this 2016 domestic drama from Iranian writer-director Behnam Behzadi (now available for streaming) spotlights …
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