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March 20
Frances McDormand in “Fargo.”

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Always meant to catch up with movies you missed from the maddeningly prolific Spike Lee? Recently discovered Bong Joon-ho, because of the Oscar love, and…
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March 12
Vlad Ivanov in “The Whistlers.”

'The Whistlers' proves an airy crime drama complete with a hard-boiled cop and femme fatale 

A hard-boiled cop tangles with a femme fatale and international gangsters in "The Whistlers."
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March 12
Devin France and Yashua Mack in the film “Wendy.” Searchlight Pictures

'Wendy' offers lots of childhood play but little meaning 

Playtime goes on and on and on in the reimagined, refocused "Peter Pan" tale "Wendy."
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March 12
Annette Bening and Bill Nighy in “Hope Gap.” Screen Media Films

'Hope Gap' is a poor man's 'Marriage Story' 

No actor portrays flinty, defiant intelligence better than Annette Bening. Self-possessed, often to an intense degree, her characters can, at times, seem intimidating — a…
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March 12
Eiza Gonzalez and Vin Diesel in “Bloodshot.”

'Bloodshot' makes for a bewildering piece of 'good-bad sci-fi action trash' 

"Bloodshot" proves a supremely goofy Vin Diesel vehicle.
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March 6
Charles Lott Jr., far left, Ben Affleck and Al Madrigal in “The Way Back.”

Ben Affleck struggles for redemption as alcoholic coach in 'The Way Back' 

He brings personal struggles to convincing performance as troubled basketball coach.
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March 5
“Onward” celebrates metalheads

'Onward' conjures up a heavy metal fantasy quest

Despite reliance on overused tropes, Pixar's "Onward" is a fun fantasy romp.
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March 5
Isla Fisher, Steve Coogan and Asa Butterfield in the film “Greed.”

Satire 'Greed' about a vile tycoon is (mostly) good 

It's overstuffed but a lot of that stuff is wicked fun.
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March 5
Minnesota’s Garrett Hedlund in “Burden.” Michael Muller• Sundance Institute

Klansman rejects white supremacy in 'Burden'

Love prompts a white supremacist to have a change of heart.
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March 5
Bartosz Bielenia and Eliza Rycembel in “Corpus Christi.”

Ex-prisoner finds religion in 'Corpus Christi'

An ex-convict finds his religious calling.
February 27
Ana Javakishvili as Mary and Ana Makharadze as Sopo in “And Then We Danced.”

'And Then We Danced' is an affecting story of self-discovery 

Forbidden love in the Georgian dance world is examined.
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February 27
Elisabeth Moss in “The Invisible Man.”

'Invisible Man' explores psychological horror of domestic abuse 

Leigh Whannell's inventive twist empathizes with heroine's horror.
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February 27
Anya Taylor-Joy (right, with Mia Goth) as “Emma.”

New Jane Austen adaptation needs an 'Emma' with more personality 

REVIEW: Supporting cast is lively but what's with the dull romantic leads?
February 27
Kristen Stewart in “Seberg.”

'Seberg' tells tragic and glamourous spy story 

"Seberg" tells the tragic tale about the FBI surveillance of actress and civil rights activist Jean Seberg in 1968.
February 27
Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville in “Ordinary Love.”

'Ordinary Love' features measured, powerful performances 

"Ordinary Love" explores a long-married couple's struggle with life-threatening illness.
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February 20
John Thornton (Harrison Ford) and Buck in “Call of the Wild.”

Human performances save the CGI dog tale 'The Call of the Wild' 

Harrison Ford stars in new movie based on the classic novella by Jack London.
February 20
Vasilisa Perelygina and Viktoria Miroshnichenko in “Beanpole.”

'Beanpole' plumbs the endless trauma of war 

"Beanpole" explores the trauma of war in post-WWII Leningrad through the eyes of two women.
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February 20
Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell and Lia McHugh in “The Lodge.”

Family crisis creates real horror in 'The Lodge' 

Wintry horror film is steeped in real, brutal trauma.
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February 20
Adele Haenel and Noemie Merlant in “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”

French drama 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' is a gloomy, period 'masterpiece' 

The slow-burn romance is finally here, and it's fantastic.
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February 14
LaKeith Stanfield and Issa Rae in “The Photograph.”

Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield shine in romantic, subtle and sweet 'The Photograph' 

As with "The Notebook," the title memory fragment here offers the narrative a peg on which to hang the story of two guarded individuals learning to love again