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  • The Old Guard
  • The Old Guard (R)

    With this adaptation of Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez’s graphic novel The Old Guard (which was scripted by Rucka), director Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & Basketball, Beyond the Lights) delivers a big-budget comic book movie that’s both entertaining and affecting. more...
  • Our Time Machine
  • Our Time Machine

    In this Chinese documentary by directors Yang Sun and S. Leo Chiang, artist Maleonn grapples with his own art making while also coming to terms with the legacy of his father, a renowned Chinese opera director, whose memory is slipping away due to Alzheimer’s disease. more...
  • Over the Moon
  • Over the Moon

    Fei Fei (voiced by newcomer Cathy Ang) is a young girl in an unnamed Chinese town who builds a bunny-shaped rocket ship to jet to the moon with hopes of finding moon goddess Chang’e. Directed by Glen Keane, formerly of Disney, this animated musical deals with themes of grief and family, all unwinding across a backdrop of luminous animation. more...