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

  • NewsAllAggregate

    By financing casinos at a time when other banks refused to consider making loans to them, visionary banker E. Parry Thomas helped build the foundation ...

  • NewsSports

    Call it home-field advantage. Representatives of Sands Corp., which aims to lure the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, made their pitch Saturday evening to fans ...

  • Music

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

  • Intersection

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

  • Breaking News

    The NHL Las Vegas expansion team trademarked the nicknames Desert Knights, Golden Knights and Silver Knights last week, a team spokesperson confirmed to NHL.com. On ...

  • Dining

    Prepare yourself for crispy oysters topped with sriracha egg salad, and kimchi tacos in scallion pancakes.

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlifeMusic

    "Nobody judges you; you don’t have to dress up in a collared shirt. You just come and listen to music and dance."

  • DiningFeaturedCelebrity

    In Eat the World, Emeril and fellow Vegas celebrity chef José Andrés visit modernist-cuisine godfather Ferran Adrià in Spain.

  • Reviews

    When BLT Burger ran its course, the Mirage recruited their Italian restaurant chef, Michael LaPlaca, to assemble a new menu.

  • Weekly Q&A

    The four-time Emmy-nominated choreographer keeps busy with TV's most popular dance shows.

  • Industry Weekly

    When you’re as recognizable as Lil Jon, it isn’t easy to catch people off-guard.

  • Intersection

    “We’re just trying to provide a catalyst,” says North Las Vegas official Gina Gavan.

  • Industry Weekly

    The operator of La Cave, La Comida and Crush plans to open a new steakhouse with his brother David at the Hard Rock Hotel.

  • A&E

    A delirious sold-out crowd and countless Canadians on live TV watched the final concert by rock band The Tragically Hip, whose lead singer and songwriter ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Start with the cotton candy foie gras and move on to the suckling pig sandwich.

  • Film

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

  • Industry Weekly

    Also in Big This Week: Tyga at Drai's, Calvin Harris at Omnia, Krewella at Hakkasan, Stafford Brothers at Daylight and more.

  • Music

    The veteran mainstream metal acts use both their songs and antics to creeping effect.