Reviews

There’s certainly some fun moments, but most of the jokes in the overlong ‘Baywatch’ fall flat.

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A postmodern meditation on mental health and manic-pixie-dream-girl tropes, Entanglement has a lot of great ideas and slick moves, even if it does sometimes feel like 6 ounces of steak sitting alone on a 12-inch plate.

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Alien: Covenant continues to answer unasked questions in a very pedestrian installment in this seemingly unnecessary prequel trilogy.

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This documentary explores the intersection of business and pleasure in Hollywood during its critical and financial heyday, with Alan Carr, the ultimate outsider, right in the middle of things.

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‘The Survivalist’ manages to say a lot with a very limited amount of dialogue, telling a compelling and complicated story of survival.

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We already knew Ozu’s 1932 silent comedy ‘I Was Born, But…’ was a classic, but a new Criterion Blu-ray of that and his 1959 re-imagining ‘Good Morning’ may restore its reputation as well.

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Featuring great performances for both stars, ‘A Dark Song’ builds the dread to a taut, emotional conclusion in this intense horror drama.

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Strap yourself in for a battle of emotions in the disturbing new dramatic thriller ‘Hounds of Love.’

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Guy Ritchie’s ‘King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword’ attempts to reboot the King of Camelot but the result is an obnoxious, annoyingly misguided mess.

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Two sets of wealthy parents meet for dinner to decide what to do about a crime their sons have committed.

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Just like Fats Domino’s “Let’s Twist Again,” Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 can’t play the same familiar chords with lesser lyrics and expect the same results. It isn’t quite the revved-up rallying call for outcasts that the first one was, so this sequel is best approached with lower expectations.

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Made directly following Francis Ford Coppola’s The Outsiders, Rumble Fish has similar young adult coming-of-age source material, but Coppola’s approach to the material is very, very different. It’s out on Blu-ray from Criterion now.

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This Criterion Blu-ray from the new 2K restoration, and with all of it’s supplemental features, is the definitive version of the film. For anyone looking to add a single Hepburn/Tracy movie to their collection, this is the one.

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Nacho Vigalondo knows his premise is ridiculous, so while he challenges audiences to take it at face value, he also asks them to consider the real issues and perspective that lie beneath what’s actually happening onscreen. Doing that deepens the experience and makes Colossal a sneakily subversive film that demands to be considered seriously.

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The Transfiguration is by no means an easy watch, but is well worth viewing all the same. As far as this being a horror movie, the vampire plot feels like a very loose guise to the true nature of this film.

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