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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (PG)Director Bill Condon's film — let's call it "Beauty and the Beast 2.0" — often feels in search of a purpose beyond the all-but-certain dollar signs. Much of the live action/digital effects makeover is less … more
Somewhat deep into the searing and utterly necessary documentary "I Am Not Your Negro ," director Raoul Peck overlays audio from a 1960 U.S. Government film "The Land We Love," in which the narrator extols the virtues of America and the freedoms … more
"I've been having glitches," Scarlett Johansson's part-human, mostly cyborg robot says in "The Ghost in the Shell." "It will pass."Rupert Sanders' remake of Mamoru Oshii's 1995 influential anime classic, from Masamune Shirow's Japanese manga comics, … more
Before you buy a ticket to see "John Wick: Chapter 2 ," the improbably fun sequel to the implausibly good "John Wick," you might want to ask yourself how much tolerance you have for gun shots to the head, because there are a lot of those in "John … more
Even as Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi layers his films with complexity — with characters whose intimacies are crowded by politics, society and the past — his command of narrative is utterly total. You get the impression he could … more
A CURE FOR WELLNESS (R)Thriller set at a mysterious wellness spa in the Swiss Alps where things are not what they appear to be. 2 hours 26 minutes. BMA DOG'S PURPOSE (PG)Over the course of five decades, a lovable dog who is reincarnated as multiple … more
Some of the best animated films have been inspired by fairy tales, ancient Greek fables or mythology. Now comes one clearly inspired by, of all people, David Mamet.The creators of "The Boss Baby " have obviously been mining the playwright's gritty, … more
There's a question every piece of intellectual property needs to ask itself before a new version is made: How seriously should we treat the source material?There's no right answer. There've been successful versions of both. Irreverent and meta takes … more
"I've been having glitches," Scarlett Johansson's part-human, mostly cyborg robot says in "The Ghost in the Shell." "It will pass."Rupert Sanders' remake of Mamoru Oshii's 1995 influential anime classic, from Masamune Shirow's Japanese manga comics, … more
AFTER THE STORMTrying to rebuild a life in ruins, a once-successful prize-winning author turned private detective is given a rare opportunity to forge a bond with his son on a stormy summer night. In Japanese, with English subtitles. 1 hour 57 … more
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