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

Short Takes: Movie listings and reviews for April 27

April 27th, 2017

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

  • Film

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

  • Film

    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 ...

  • Film

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

  • Film

    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.

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

  • Film

    Atwood’s novel was just as relevant in 1985.

  • Film

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

  • Film

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

  • Film

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

  • Film

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

  • Film

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

  • Film

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

  • Film

    The Governator's post-politics career choices have been more interesting than the movies that result from them.

  • Film

    Director Marc Webb has upended clichés in the past. This time, not so much.

  • Film

    We live in a world in which there are eight Fast and Furious movies. Those of us who’ve never seen the appeal must come to ...

  • Film

    The former Las Vegan is busy, but not so busy that we can’t shoot him into space for our amusement.

  • Film

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

  • Film

    The storyline introduces a whole group of new merchandising-ready Smurfs when a hidden village of Smurf ladies pops up.

  • Film

    Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin are old pros doing exactly what they’ve been hired to do.

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    While Craven, who is supervising the project, isn’t as bold as Gillett in claiming construction is ahead of schedule, he is confident the Golden Knights ...

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    The rowdy, sign-toting crowd at the Arts District Saturday morning for the March for Science stayed true to its protest cry: “Science not silence!” ...

  • A&E

    The annual observance rewards Clark County School District teachers with lavish gifts, prize money and an elegant ceremony for their hard work positively affecting students’ ...

  • A&E

    The TV star and former Jersey Boys favorite is back in Vegas this week.

  • Industry Weekly

    The fashion and lifestyle blog launched by Kelley and Victoria Fertitta is bright, fresh and full of energy, not unlike the sisters themselves.

  • Music

    The Oscar-winning film composer talks stage fright and the "BRUMMMMM" sound from "Inception."

  • Industry Weekly

    He’s honored as Worldwide Record Store Day Legend while he returns to his residency production at the Colosseum.

  • Music

    So much metal, so little un-punctured eardrum.

  • Stage

    White Rabbit, Red Rabbit will be performed on consecutive Thursdays at five local theaters.

  • Dining

    Chef Vic “Vegas” Moea’s latest offering is perfect for hungry students

  • Reviews

    Momofuku stole the spotlight, but the new Japanese offering at Cosmopolitan is worth your time.

  • Industry Weekly

    Snoop headlines the Mount Kushmore Wellness Retreat Tour at Mandalay Bay Beach.

  • Music

    From the downtuned metalcore of A Friend, A Foe to the melodic edge of We Gave It Hell, these locals are ready to represent at ...

  • A&E

    Her middle-grade novel, One Hundred Spaghetti Strings, is out this month by Harper.

  • A&E

    The Strip isn’t the only place to cruise … but it made the list, too.

  • Intersection

    There’s just one catch: NV89 isn’t on Las Vegas’ broadcast dial.

  • Industry Weekly

    If you really want to immerse yourself in the experience, grab one of the sought-after teppanyaki seats.

  • Intersection

    Curbed is the most recent publication to enter the fray with an ambitious package about Las Vegas.

  • Music

    The Vegas-birthed band plays Las Rageous Saturday at 6:50 p.m.