Reviews

Major Releases
Film Review: Book Club

Film Review: Book Club

While the four leading ladies—Keaton, Fonda, Bergen and Steenbergen, all award-winning actresses of “a certain age”—can easily prove they’ve still got it, this movie does not render elder hotness into an award-worthy rom-com.

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Film Review: Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

Film Review: Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

Revealing portrait of Pope Francis five years into his term.

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Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

'Solo' doesn’t break new ground, but with an adventure this fun, that’s just fine.

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Film Review: Deadpool 2

Film Review: Deadpool 2

Upping the emotional ante, 'Deadpool 2' proves richer and deeper than the very good original. Plus: new-and-improved curse words and 20 percent more mayhem!

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Film Review: Show Dogs

Film Review: Show Dogs

Ho-hum talking-dog flick for children that teaches environmental and rite-of-passage lessons for humans and canine alike

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Specialty Releases
Film Review: Champion

Film Review: Champion

An arm-wrestling competition gives an orphan the chance to find a family in a clever Korean drama.

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Film Review: That Summer

Film Review: That Summer

'Grey Gardens' freaks rejoice! Big and Little Edie Beale refuse to die and are back again, happily arguing and shriek-singing away in Peter Beard’s elegiac found footage.

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Film Review: On Chesil Beach

Film Review: On Chesil Beach

A close-to-exquisite film about an unconsummated marriage that ultimately disappoints, despite an original topic, fine acting and a palpable sense of England in the early 1960s.

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Film Review: First Reformed

Film Review: First Reformed

Minister faces a crisis of faith when he counsels the widow of a suicide victim. Ambitious Paul Schrader drama ultimately loses its way.

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Film Review: Dark Crimes

Film Review: Dark Crimes

You can draw a straight line from any iteration of the Hellfire Club to 'A Serbian Film' and then 'Dark Crimes,' a fact-inspired tale of men living out their darkest fantasies at the expense of throwaway women.

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