Our critics have been hard at work reviewing the latest films. Here is a look at what’s coming out this weekend (in select cities, check your local listings) and what else may be in theaters right now.
Opening: Apr. 3-5, 2015
Wide (United States)
Limited (United States)
5 to 7
- Excerpt: 5 to 7 is the “Before Sunrise” of infidelity.
- Excerpt: For all of its artificial plotting and clichéd dialogue, “5 to 7” has its charms.
Lambert & Stamp
- Excerpt: …an essential movie for any lover of music, culture, or both.
Woman in Gold
2015 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas
- Excerpt: Scott Glenn uplifts it a hair.
Dior and I
The Divergent Series: Insurgent
Far from Men
- Excerpt: Faults carefully straddles the line between black comedy and cautionary tale. The chronicle begins rather playfully but as the story develops it becomes less and less so.
The Girl Is in Trouble
The Hunting Ground
The Last House on Cemetery Lane
- Excerpt: From its generic title to its overly-familiar premise, Cemetery Lane is almost entirely lacking in entertainment value.
- Excerpt: Lost, but not found.
Man From Reno
- Excerpt: A rousing drama about a Jewish refugee who is looking for closure on her terrible past and a young lawyer who matures spiritually.
The Salt of the Earth
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
While We’re Young
- Excerpt: The filmmaker was wise choosing a species known for its capacity for unconditional love to make his point, its perversion all the more emotionally wrenching.
2014 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas
1,000 Times Good Night
- Excerpt: Barging on in…
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Into the Woods
- Excerpt: Like ‘8 1/2’ done as a romantic comedy by a Hollywood phony.
Love Is Strange
The November Man
Song of the Sea
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
2015 Films (Coming Soon)
All About Eva
- Excerpt: And they’re off…
Battle for Sevastopol
Vadym Grygoriev @ kinoblog.com [Ukrainian]
Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang
- Excerpt: Playing ball…
- Excerpt: Self-consciously arty dreck of the most agonizing variety.
An Honest Liar
- Excerpt: James Randi exposes frauds and charlatans, but is he guilty of deception too?
Infinitely Polar Bear
Jon Imber’s Left Hand
- Excerpt: Under pressure!
Shoulder the Lion
- Excerpt: It’s a beast…
The Singing Bird Will Come
Song from the Forest
Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]