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

Short takes: This week's movie listings and reviews

April 28th, 2016

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

  • Film

    Some terrific comedians simply belong on television, working in shorter, punchier formats.

  • Film

    To joke about future installments at this point would only be courting disaster.

  • Film

    There's culture clash and camaraderie in the hard rock underground.

  • Film

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

  • Film

    There are always quirky new products at the trade show, like the card game Movie Buff.

  • Film

    How do you make a Snow White movie without Snow White?

  • Film

    Anyone not already familiar with his work will learn virtually nothing about one of jazz’s most important figures.

  • Film

    The story behind a famous photo of the two men was perhaps better left to mystery.

  • Film

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

  • Film

    Revered food critic Jonathan Gold makes unfamiliar cuisine vivid and exciting, but Gabbert fails to do the same for her film’s subject.

  • Film

    The plot is both incoherent and sappy.

  • Film

    With so much CGI, "live-action" is a stretch.

  • Film

    The six-part miniseries adapts renowned spy novelist John le Carré’s 1993 novel.

  • Film

    Is it better than Hot Tub Time Machine?

  • Film

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

  • Film

    Action movies have been taking their cues from video games for some time now, but this flick takes things to an exhausting new extreme.

  • Film

    It starts out like a Hollywood sci-fi thriller but at its heart, it's a story about the love of parents for their son.

  • Film

    McCarthy plays a business mogul who gets convicted of insider trading and spends five months in a posh prison.

  • Film

    Somewhere buried under a pile of clumsy narrative devices is a promising character study.

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    A Blue Diamond nursery taking Las Vegas back to its roots.

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    Its organizers have collaborated with independent restaurants and food trucks to open brick-and-mortar locations, like Fukuburger's Chinatown location.

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    The classic American cheeseburger, for just a few bucks, in the middle of all the action.

  • Music

    "After spending nearly 90 minutes with the talented outfit, I don’t know why anyone wouldn’t want to do just that."