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New movie reviews: Critics' picks

The Guest

  • Rated as: 4/5

The genuinely surprising new side Dan Stevens shows in Adam Wingard’s sharp retro-thriller is a welcome change

Love Is Strange

  • Rated as: 5/5

Playing a longtime New York couple suddenly without a home, Alfred Molina and John Lithgow commit to one of the year’s best dramas, a story of ill-fated unraveling

The Trip to Italy

  • Rated as: 4/5

“Second-album syndrome” is how costar Steve Coogan, in a meta moment of self-critique, describes his impending food tour with also-slightly-fictionalized Rob Brydon

Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Rated as: 4/5

Taking a break from serious superheroics, the Marvel brain trust gets a little silly, with redemptive results

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New movie releases

God Help the Girl

  • Rated as: 3/5

“Some thought should be put into the matter of what to wear.” This snippet of dialogue is basically a mission statement for Stuart Murdoch’s impeccably styled indie

Code Black

  • Rated as: 3/5

A trip to the emergency room is always fraught with stomach-churning nausea—not surprisingly, the same goes for a documentary shot in one

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

  • Rated as: 3/5

The shortened version of a ambitious directorial debut is a garden-variety love story bogged down by clunky, Hallmark dialogue


  • Rated as: 3/5

Even if Clerks feels a century old, you can't help but root for Kevin Smith, still a good-natured motormouth

The Zero Theorem

  • Rated as: 3/5

Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem is a lo-fi, future-tech farce with an air of high-end cyber intrigue

This Is Where I Leave You

  • Rated as: 1/5

Nothing that happens between these dysfunctional family members compares to the torture that is watching this movie

The Drop

  • Rated as: 3/5

A dingy-looking Brooklyn crime drama features fine work from Tom Hardy and the late James Gandolfini, but putters along dozily

The Skeleton Twins

  • Rated as: 3/5

Two ex–TV stars get a pair of roles that allow them to stretch into unexplored dramatic territory

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