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

'Saint Frances'

‘Saint Frances’

While this offering deserves praise for its courageous willingness to tackle difficult, taboo topics, it fails on virtually every other …
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'Straight Up'

‘Straight Up’

Living our lives as we were meant to is sometimes challenging in unusual ways. So it is for a loquacious, …
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'Residue'

‘Residue’

This heartbreaking indictment of the downsides of gentrification evokes a decidedly powerful emotional response, but its disjointed storytelling approach leaves …
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'Lingua Franca'

‘Lingua Franca’

While this story of an undocumented transgender Filipino care giver seeking to find a way to legally remain stateside stems …
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'Farewell Amor'

‘Farewell Amor’

This simple tale of an Angolan immigrant family reunited after 17 years apart tells the story of how they seek …
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'French Exit'

‘French Exit’

Admittedly, not everything works in this quirky absurdist comedy-drama, but, when it does click (which is most of the time), …
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'She Dies Tomorrow'

‘She Dies Tomorrow’

We generally don’t know when death is going to come knocking at our door. But, when a woman receives a …
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'La leyenda negra'

‘La leyenda negra’

Despite strong character development and gorgeous black-and-white cinematography, this well-intentioned but unfocused story of an undocumented Salvadoran lesbian teen never …
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'Better Days'

‘Better Days’

As a treatise on the damage and indignities caused by bullying (both physically and in cyberspace), the message here couldn’t …
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