Reviews

Major Releases
Film Review: Life Itself

Film Review: Life Itself

One man’s family tree gets a sound shaking in 'Life Itself.' By any other name, this is (or would like to be) “This Is Us, Too”—ballooned to big-screen size and sprawled out over a couple of continents and many decades. Bad move, this.

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Film Review: Colette

Film Review: Colette

Anchored by superb turns from Keira Knightley and Dominic West, this timely and gorgeously shot account of a beloved French writer foregrounds Colette's remarkable freedom from conventional norms as she finds her artistic voice.

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Film Review: Fahrenheit 11/9

Film Review: Fahrenheit 11/9

Trump is just a symptom of the system, says Michael Moore, and he has the cure.

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Film Review: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Film Review: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

A popular children’s fantasy gets a wild adaptation from an unexpected source.

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Film Review: I Think We're Alone Now

Film Review: I Think We're Alone Now

What starts as a fascinating study of two people coping emotionally with humanity's near-extinction in an otherwise mostly intact world devolves into the third-act morass of an inexplicable plot turn.

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Specialty Releases
Film Review: Quincy

Film Review: Quincy

Co-directing with Alan Hicks, actress Rashida Jones presents an intimate, affectionate film portrait of her singular father, music legend Quincy Jones.

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Film Review: Tea with the Dames

Film Review: Tea with the Dames

You couldn’t be in better company than these four theatrical giantesses in this often delightful but sometimes frustratingly glib doc.

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Film Review: Intelligent Lives

Film Review: Intelligent Lives

'Intelligent Lives' offers a compelling, unshowy account of three people with disabilities embarking on huge steps towards greater independence.

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Film Review: The Sisters Brothers

Film Review: The Sisters Brothers

Much more than a shoot 'em up.

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Film Review: Love, Gilda

Film Review: Love, Gilda

All the laughs—as well as the tears—in the too-brief but shining life of a true comic genius are present and accounted for in this essential, intensely moving doc.

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