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Short Takes: Movie listings and reviews for March 23

March 23rd, 2017

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

  • The characters also get credit for at least seeming smart; no one makes the rookie mistake of going off to investigate alone.

  • It wants both to represent a dark, gritty take for the childhood fans who are now (allegedly) mature adults and to recapture the cheesy, campy ...

  • Hollywood studios remain fixated on virtually any recognizable brand name.

  • Woody Harrelson throws himself into the title role but isn’t enough to hold together a disjointed movie.

  • It’s barely a step above the Hallmark Channel Christmas movie she showed up in last year.

  • As has been the case with all of Disney’s live-action updates, bigger does not equal better.

  • A large cast of fine actors do their best to provide emotional ballast and some flashes of dark humor.

  • While Marvel’s three previous Netflix shows established distinctive worlds for their characters, Iron Fist is rote and uninspired.

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  • Sanaa Lathan gives a strong performance as a veteran Department of Justice investigator sent to North Carolina to get to the truth behind a shooting.

  • What if Disney tried making live-action versions of the films that underachieved creatively or commercially?

  • Jim Broadbent is always a welcome presence, so it’s refreshing to see the veteran character actor get a relatively rare leading role.

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  • Despite the character’s fame, Kong has appeared infrequently—fewer than 10 major movies in more than 80 years.

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