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September 10, 2017

Denzel Washington stars as ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.,’ a legal savant in director Dan Gilroy’s second feature, a follow-up to ‘Nightcrawler.’ read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

Trailblazing wildlife conservationist Jane Goodall leads documaker Brett Morgen through her extraordinary life and work in ‘Jane,’ using a trove of previously unseen footage from the 1960s. read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

Kate Winslet and Idris Elba star as two plane crash survivors who find their way to romance in ‘The Mountain Between Us,’ director Hany Abu-Assad’s adaptation of Charles Martin’s novel. read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

In ‘One of Us, the directors of ‘Jesus Camp’ explore the high price of freedom for three Hasidic Jews who left the fold. read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander play separated lovers in Wim Wenders’ romance ‘Submergence,’ his most broadly accessible fiction film in ages. read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

In the handful of years since his last feature, we’ve been teased with a variety of potential future projects from In the Mood for Love and Chungking Express director Wong Kar-wai. Most recently, there was a Gucci biopic for Annapurna and a TV series in China. Although those haven’t come …

John Curran’s ‘Chappaquiddick’ focuses on the 1969 incident when Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge, causing the death of campaign worker Mary Jo Kopechne (played by Kate Mara). read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

Despite some warranted detractors targeting Abdellatif Kechiche’s male gaze in Blue in the Warmest Color, his romantic drama had no problems picking up the Palme d’Or back at Cannes a few years ago. He’s now back with his new film, Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno, but the same sort of acclaim …

Molly’s Game is slick, flashy, highly entertaining, and hugely forgettable. Considering that it’s the directorial debut of Aaron Sorkin, that may come as a surprise. Sorkin is, of course, the much-imitated writer of The West Wing and The Newsroom. But perhaps his scripts for Moneyball and Steve Jobs are more …

The filmmaking duo Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani have gone about in some kind of relative obscurity since their first feature Amer in 2009. While that striking debut perhaps should’ve garnered them more attention, as well as the subsequent The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears, it feels safe to …