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  • The Sun Is Also a Star
  • The Sun Is Also a Star (PG-13)

    In director Ry Russo-Young’s 2019 adaptation of Nicola Yoon's novel, two teens race against the clock of civil injustice to discover if true love is just a figment of a poet’s imagination while exploring the eclectic crevices of New York City. more...
  • A Star Is Born
  • A Star Is Born (R)

    For his directorial debut—the third official remake of William A. Wellman’s 1937 showbiz melodrama—Bradley Cooper really seems to have learned from George Cukor’s 1954 version of the story: his wide-screen compositions are bold and expansive, the emotional content nuanced and perceptive, and the musical numbers work to deepen one’s understanding of the characters. more...
  • The Shape of Water
  • The Shape of Water (R)

    The Shape of Water, the latest fantasy from director Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth), is essentially a children's movie for adults, inspiring a sense of wonder but also of passivity. more...
  • Signature Move
  • Signature Move (NR)

    Local filmmaker Jennifer Reeder made a name for herself in the mid-90s playing White Trash Girl, sort of a female Kid Rock with superpowers, in a series of snarky low-budget videos; two decades later that persona has aged about as well as Stepin Fetchit's, but Reeder has evolved, checking off as many identity boxes as possible with this tale of a Pakistani-American woman (Fawzia Mirza) falling in love with a Mexican-American woman (Sari Sanchez). more...
  • Sicilian Ghost Story
  • Sicilian Ghost Story

    This Italian drama is based on the harrowing true story of a 13-year-old boy kidnapped by Mafia figures in the 1990s and held captive for two years to prevent his father, another mafioso, from testifying against them in court. more...
  • The Sower

    A bittersweet story of first love, lost love, and sexual scheming, Marine Francen's debut feature The Sower (Le Semeur) is set in a French village filled only with women and children after all men are forced out following the republican uprising of 1851. more...
  • Submergence
  • Submergence

    In a ship on the Greenland Sea, a young biomathematician (Alicia Vikander) prepares for a risky mission in which she and other researchers will descend to the ocean's floor in a submersible vessel; meanwhile her Scottish lover (James McAvoy)—unbeknownst to her, a British intelligence agent—is being held hostage by jihadists in Somalia. more...
  • So Young 2 (NR)

    Zhou Tuo Ru directed this Chinese romance in which a couple are reunited after living apart for years. more...
  • Sing Street
  • Sing Street (PG-13)

    John Carney's dramas of musical invention (Once, Begin Again) are delicate undertakings; the same gentleness and naivete that make them adorable can also make them twee. more...