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  • Wonder
  • Wonder (PG)

    August Pullman, the ten-year-old boy at the center of Stephen Chbosky's Wonder, is severely deformed: the bridge of his nose reaches to his forehead in a straight line, the corners of his eyes are pulled down in a perpetual sob, his cheeks are traced by scars, and withered ears peek out from under his long hair. more...
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  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (PG)

    In the 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth, former U.S. vice president Al Gore sounded the alarm about man-made climate change; this sequel is even more urgent, detailing some of the environmental disasters that have come to pass during a decade of rising temperatures. more...
  • Little Men (PG)

    Writer-director Ira Sachs was raised in Memphis before moving to New York City, but you can tell he's a New Yorker now because he's so preoccupied with real estate. more...
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  • Queen of Katwe
  • Queen of Katwe (PG)

    The Walt Disney Company has given us a long line of uplifting biographical sports dramas; what distinguishes this film about Ugandan chess player Phiona Mutesi is its complicated and colorful central setting: the Ugandan slum of Katwe, where Mutesi grew up. more...
  • Moana
  • Moana (PG)

    For this feature-length animation, veteran Disney directors John Musker and Ron Clements (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Hercules) stick to bankable formula: a plucky, beautiful girl named Moana (and given voice by Auli'i Cravalho) longs to venture outside her Polynesian village despite her father's opposition ("I wish I could be the perfect daughter / But I'm drawn to the water," she sings, recalling many a Disney heroine before her). more...
  • Moana 3D (PG)

    For this feature-length animation, veteran Disney directors John Musker and Ron Clements (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Hercules) stick to bankable formula: a plucky, beautiful girl named Moana (and given voice by Auli'i Cravalho) longs to venture outside her Polynesian village despite her father's opposition ("I wish I could be the perfect daughter / But I'm drawn to the water," she sings, recalling many a Disney heroine before her). more...
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Kubo and the Two Strings (PG)

    Another stunning achievement from the Laika animation studio (Coraline, The Boxtrolls), this 3-D stop-motion fantasy concerns an 11-year-old boy in late Edo-period Japan seeking a magical suit of armor that his late father, a Samurai warrior, wore to protect himself against his immortal in-laws, the boy's maternal aunts and grandfather. more...
  • Hidden Figures
  • Hidden Figures (PG)

    A distaff counterpart to The Right Stuff (1983), this exuberant, inspiring drama tells the fact-based story of three black women who strove for upward mobility—both professional and atmospheric—as NASA mathematicians during the JFK era. more...
  • Kubo and the Two Strings 3D (PG)

    Another stunning achievement from the Laika animation studio (Coraline, The Boxtrolls), this 3-D stop-motion fantasy concerns an 11-year-old boy in late Edo-period Japan seeking a magical suit of armor that his late father, a Samurai warrior, wore to protect himself against his immortal in-laws, the boy's maternal aunts and grandfather. more...