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

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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    Hollywood studios remain fixated on virtually any recognizable brand name.

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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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    Plus, Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett play the Smith Center and the Nevada Women's Film Festival runs at Springs Preserve.

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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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    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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    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.

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

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    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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    Regarding FilmStruck and Night Flight, two streaming media services that can lead to nostalgia overdose.

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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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    Palace Station will soon be ditching its train motif as a multimillion-dollar renovation project on the 41-year-old casino continues. The remodeling began last fall, and ...

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    SBE, a privately held hospitality company that operates hotels, restaurants and nightclubs around the world, today announced it is in “advanced discussions to merge Hakkasan ...

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    Blending scarlet and gray with silver and black on top of green will present a tricky art project at the proposed NFL football stadium in ...

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

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    If you haven’t made these rounds, you don’t really know Vegas.

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    The Victory Hotel, Reed Whipple and other historic structures need the attention and dollars a preservation campaign can bring.

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

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    On the court, in the studio and in front of the camera, twin sisters and Las Vegas Weekly Spring Fashion Issue stars Dylan and Dakota ...

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    Isbell plays the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay on March 16.

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    In contrast, Cosmo’s indoor hall, the Chelsea, is booked well into fall.

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    When most people are calling it a night, the afterhours set is just digging in for underground sounds.

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    Also: The Shins, The B-52s, more Mandalay Bay Beach shows ... and KISS in Laughlin.

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    The big, beautiful new restaurant at the JW Marriott brings the resort's dining landscape up to speed.

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    Also: Find Nicky Romero and Skrillex at Encore Beach Club, 2 Chainz at 1 OAK and DJ Mustard at Tao Beach.

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    We'd like to hear all these tracks when Death Cab plays the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan on March 17.

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    Find standout sweets at the new Flamingo Road doughnut shop.

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    The Vegas-based company has created three enamel versions of the historic building's image.

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    The Twerkshop takes over the Hard Rock this week.

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    The Palazzo restaurant’s collection reflects the three “founding fathers” of Japanese whiskeys.

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    Even if—or in fact because—the nation is not prepared to address the ERA in 2017, a lone symbol of equality coming from one state is ...