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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.

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

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    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 ...

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

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

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    Hollywood studios remain fixated on virtually any recognizable brand name.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

  • Film

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

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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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    This is an all-out action movie, livelier and far more concise than Kong’s last big-screen outing from Peter Jackson in 2005.

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    Director Ry Russo-Young doesn’t bring any dramatic complexity to the story, but she does give it an appealing visual style.

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    The true story is fascinating, but the dramatization is boring.

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

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    The premise sounds like the idea for a mediocre network sitcom—possibly because it was.

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    Pick the winners in the second round of our 32-pizza joint tourney.

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    Vegas brunch is more than a meal—it's a scene. Let us shine the light on the Vegas brunches you love and the ones you've yet ...

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    Pick the winners in the third round of our 32-pizza joint tourney.

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    From sweets to pizza to cheese fries, the suburban mallscape offers some tasty treats.

  • Intersection

    A staggering amount of large-scale LGBT events will be locally produced in 2017.

  • Reviews

    Instead of sushi or ramen, irresistibly slurpable wheat noodles are the star of this show.

  • Intersection

    A pre-recession site development agreement has been dissolved, allowing other developers to build up the Smith Center-adjacent area.

  • Fine Art

    Nevada is home to first-rate artists who can hold their own anywhere.

  • Industry Weekly

    Casual and cool, this Saturday night special is a meal to remember.

  • Dining

    Welcome to Downtown Summerlin, home of some of Las Vegas’ funkiest fried chicken.

  • Music

    The singer and songwriter brings Panic! At the Disco back to Las Vegas March 24.

  • Industry Weekly

    Also catch El Taiger at Embassy, Calvin Harris at Omnia, Diplo at Encore Beach Club, Tyga at Daylight and Sisqo at the Go Pool.

  • Music

    Also: Howard Jones, Rod Stewart, John Michael Montgomery and more.

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    Isbell spent the evening connecting with a much larger crowd than usually shows up in Vegas for alt-country and Americana acts.

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    Cesare Casella kicks things off April 1 at Carnevino.