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Short Takes: Movie listings and reviews for April 27

April 27th, 2017

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

  • The somber, oppressive tone extends to the performances and the writing, but the worst thing about American Gods is its absurdly slow pace.

  • The show has a point to make, but part of that point is simply to depict the lives of people who are too often relegated ...

  • Director J.D. Dillard brings nothing particularly fresh to the material, staging violent confrontations that feel unerringly phony.

  • Guardians, aliens, apes and … emojis?

  • Here are some of our indie wishes this summer.

  • The title promises something a lot more fantastical than the movie delivers, and the dull restraint is a poor substitute for all-out jungle madness.

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

  • The entire plot of this stylish, occasionally clever action movie amounts to little more than a bunch of idiots shooting at each other.

  • Colossal taps into the universal secret conviction that one’s most trivial actions are somehow world-consequential.

  • Katherine Heigl’s go-for-broke turn might open up some new possibilities for her as a supervillain.

  • Atwood’s novel was just as relevant in 1985.

  • By the end, you get the idea that Lacks was very important, but as a person, she remains distant.

  • Bad movies are in endless supply, and making fun of them never needs to stop.

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

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