Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Ross Anderson


This absurd thriller takes itself seriously, trying to be the best alligator-attack-in-a-flooded-crawlspace-during-a-hurricane movie ever.
Starring: Luciano Pavarotti, Bono


Ron Howard's bio-doc about the famous tenor celebrates the man's life but fails to reach the insightful levels of RBG, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and Ask Dr. Ruth.
Starring: Juli Jakab, Evelin Dobos, Susanne Wuest


The director of Son of Saul returns with a mesmerizing drama about the European aristocracy in the years before World War I.
Starring: Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, Josephine Langford, Khadijha Red Thunder



The new young adult romance After is not quite dullsville, but it assiduously avoids real drama. Anytime the storyline sets up the potential for explosive conflict — a wedding cake begging to be toppled, a mother walking in on her daughter astride a half-naked young man — the characters turn away. What should be the […]

Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell, Bruce Dern

The Mustang


An angry, anti-social inmate. An angry, unbroken horse. A program to have prisoners train wild mustangs to be sold at auction, rather than euthanized. You know where The Mustang is going. Except you don’t, really. The movie, from Belgian actress-turned-director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, takes some unexpected turns and either minimizes or rethinks a lot of […]