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Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

Short takes: This week’s movie listings and reviews

August 24th, 2016

Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

  • Film

    Robert De Niro, as Durán’s trainer, makes the strongest impression.

  • Film

    What started as an intense, gripping thriller becomes a ridiculous cartoon.

  • Film

    Mike Birbiglia stays focused on the genuine camaraderie among the characters and never forgets the humor.

  • Film

    The film attempts to fit the future Obamas into a sort of Before Sunrise-style indie romance, with uneven results.

  • Film

    It's an enjoyable but slightly scuzzy movie for an actor who’s free to make them.

  • Film

    Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

  • Film

    Pixar gets all the attention but Laika has built up a body of work nearly as impressive with a creative voice that’s just as distinctive.

  • Film

    Minor conflicts arise and build but nothing truly threatens the bond that these sisters have.

  • Film

    The filmmakers amp up the violence and focus on the revenge story.

  • Film

    There's just enough comedy to entice the audience while treating the true story it’s based on with appropriate seriousness.

  • Film

    In a bleak landscape, a pair of outlaw brothers and a weary lawman do what they can to bring a little sanity to their hardscrabble ...

  • Film

    Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

  • Film

    Meryl Streep plays the famously bad singer.

  • Film

    The film focuses on a French Red Cross volunteer in Poland after World War II who discovers nuns at a nearby convent have been forcibly ...

  • Film

    Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

  • Film

    It's an ensemble piece with nearly a dozen main characters, telling origin stories for half of them.

  • Film

    The film shows how an autistic man learned to communicate with others via his obsession with Disney animated movies.

  • Film

    An adaptation of French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved 1943 children’s book.

  • Film

    Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

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    What was created in Las Vegas has not stayed in Las Vegas. Five life-sized statues of a naked Donald Trump, showing off a miniaturized member, ...

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    It's good-news, bad-news for electronic music king Calvin Harris. The Scottish DJ, producer and songwriter has topped Forbes magazine's annual "electronic cash kings" list of ...

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    Bishop Gorman High grad Vashti Cunningham cleared 1.94 meters (about 6-feet-4 1/4) on her final jump to advance to Saturday’s women’s high jump finals at ...

  • Music

    From Boris to Converge, Mudhoney to Sleep, we'll help you plan your festival weekend.

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    Developers of a proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas held firm that the public contribution for the project must be $750 million. Timing is crucial ...

  • Featured

    Saturday's shindig not only marks 30 years, but a return to the Strip.

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    A pickup truck smashed into a celebrity chef's Henderson restaurant on Monday afternoon, halting operations for at least two weeks.

  • Intersection

    If this pop-up event proved anything, it’s the power of 'Ye.

  • SportsFeaturedBasketball

    The games here are famous for their intensity. If you plan to take your shot, you’d best come ready.

  • Featuredhealth

    The client services afforded by the annual swanky affair has saved and empowered Las Vegans living with HIV/AIDS.

  • Dining News

    Also, a new Benihana opens on the Strip, and Flavor Flav brings his fried chicken to the Venetian.

  • Music

    "I’ll have the guys over and I’ll make a lasagna the size of your dinner table, basically."

  • Reviews

    It's a casual, clean upgrade to a former franchise restaurant space.

  • Dining

    It's a four-course excursion through a culinary capital.

  • Music

    The Culture Club frontman on idolizing Bowie and the state of pop today.

  • Music

    They've been writing loud punk rock since 2010.

  • Industry Weekly

    "I get such good feedback from the crowds at Rehab, more than anywhere else around the world."

  • Industry Weekly

    Pacheco oversees 14 restaurant brands in the Hakkasan portfolio with a focus on Las Vegas.

  • Industry Weekly

    Wynn's restaurant lineup is so stellar, it can be difficult to choose your dining experience.