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

Short Takes: Movie listings and reviews for July 27

July 27th, 2017

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

  • Film

    A movie in which the main character spends nearly the entire time covered by a bed sheet does not sound like an emotionally devastating drama.

  • Film

    Brothers Mark and Jay Duplass are two of the most prolific creators right now, and they’re behind this new HBO series.

  • Film

    Set in 1936, the show takes place at the fictional Brady-American Pictures, where studio executive Monroe Stahr (Matt Bomer) is a moviemaking golden boy.

  • Film

    Every visual element contributes to defining the characters and moving the story forward.

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

  • Film

    The movie stumbles within the framework of the great-artist biopic, but it can be affecting as a depiction of a troubled, sometimes tender romance.

  • Film

    Luc Besson has shown a great flair for exuberantly nonsensical science fiction in movies like The Fifth Element and Lucy, and this marks the culmination ...

  • Film

    In a small Southern town, various supernatural beings coexist in fragile harmony, while nefarious outsiders commit crimes that threaten to upset their quiet way of ...

  • Film

    It looks like prestigious Oscar-bait before introducing three nuns who unleash a barrage of F-bombs on a poor gardener.

  • Film

    Jason Bateman plays a Chicago financial planner with a wife and two kids who also happens to be a longtime money-launderer for a Mexican drug ...

  • Film

    Hint: Two from the ’50s, two from the ’70s and one from 1998. No, not that one.

  • Film

    More than 300,000 Allied soldiers pinned down on the beaches of France were successfully evacuated across the English Channel.

  • Film

    It’s a shame the film stacks the deck by making the handful of humans cartoonishly evil, complexity be damned.

  • Film

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

  • Film

    Protagonists should know better than to make wishes on mysterious ancient artifacts, but teenager Clare ignores the warning signs.

  • Film

    Including Lance Burton’s feature about a birthday-party magician who takes on the mob.

  • Film

    They’re all so unpleasant and treat each other so poorly, it’s hard to imagine they’d want to spend even a few minutes together.

  • Film

    Tom Holland is great at conveying Peter’s wide-eyed wonder at having superpowers and getting to make a difference, and Michael Keaton makes for one of ...

  • Film

    TNT’s portrayal mixes of lighthearted backstage antics and dreary political intrigue, neither of which is particularly successful.

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