This Week, Part 1 (Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2015)

Our critics have been hard at work reviewing the latest films. Here is a look at what’s coming out this weekend (in select cities, check your local listings) and what else may be in theaters right now.

Opening: Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2015

Wide (United States)

Burnt

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Our Brand Is Crisis

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Limited (United States)

Love

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The Wonders

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2015 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas

5 to 7

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All Things Must Pass

Jared Mobarak @ The Film Stage

  • Excerpt: All Things Must Pass is therefore as much about the rise and fall of the music industry moving from vinyl to digital as it is Russ Solomon’s legacy. The latter is unblemished in the aftermath as he stayed true to himself and employees until financial troubles and wide eyes took their toll.

The Assassin

Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews

  • Excerpt: features scene after scene of heart stopping beauty, all set to one of the year’s most inventively evolving scores…It’s all simply glorious.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Beasts of No Nation

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Beyond the Reach

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Black Mass

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Black Souls

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Blackhat

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Bone Tomahawk

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Breathe

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Bridge of Spies

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Bound to Vengeance

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Carol

Hugo Gomes @ http://cinematograficamentefalando.blogs.sapo.pt [Portuguese]

Chappie

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Cop Car

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Crimson Peak

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The Cut

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Danny Collins

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent

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Dope

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Eden

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Escobar: Paradise Lost

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Ex Machina

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Extraordinary Tales

Kevin Carr @ 7M Pictures

  • Excerpt: the definitive works of Edgar Allan Poe on the big screen

Felix and Meira

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Fifty Shades of Grey

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Finders Keepers

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Focus

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The Forbidden Room

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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

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Girlhood

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Heart Like a Hand Grenade

Don Lewis @ Flick Nation

Heart of a Dog

Josh Brunsting @ The CriterionCast

Heaven Knows What

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Hotel Transylvania 2

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I Smile Back

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk Online

Jane B. for Agnes V.

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Jason and Shirley

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Julia

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema
Glenn Lovell @ CinemaDope.com

  • Excerpt: … studied and stylish — in a very self-conscious way. We’ve seen it all before, in ‘Ms .45,’ ‘Basic Instinct’ and other feminist revenge fantasies.

The Keeping Room

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Labyrinth of Lies

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The Last Witch Hunter

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Meadowland

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Mississippi Grind

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Pan

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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

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Pay the Ghost

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Rock the Kasbah

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Room

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The Russian Woodpecker

David Bax @ Battleship Pretension

  • Excerpt: Gracia can’t decide between a straight-faced, informational approach or a more fantastical one that matches the personality of his human subject as well as the Soviet thinking that led to the Woodpecker in the first place. As a result, the film never gels, leaving the audience to do little more than shrug when they should want to run and tell their friends about this fascinating, massive thing known as the Russian Woodpecker.

Sicario

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Some Kind of Hate

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

The Sound and the Fury

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Spectre

Rob Daniel @ Electric Shadows

  • Excerpt: Ultimately what carries Spectre is Daniel Craig

MaryAnn Johanson @ FlickFilosopher.com

  • Excerpt: After a truly spectacular and fresh opening sequence, everyone might as well be enacting a Bond puppet show, which is sometimes unpleasantly retro-icky.

Darren Mooney @ the m0vie blog

  • Excerpt: His word is his Bond.

Spotlight

Courtney Small @ Cinema Axis

Steve Jobs

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Straight Outta Compton

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Stung

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

Suffragette

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Taxi

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Tokyo Tribe

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The Transporter Refueled

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Truth

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The Vatican Tapes

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

The Walk

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Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Cryatl

Edgar Chaput @ PopOptiq

2015 Films (Coming Soon)

9999

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

Cub

Daniel Lackey @ The Nightmare Gallery

The Demolisher

Edgar Chaput @ PopOptiq

Un dia perfecte per volar

Diego Salgado @ Guía del Ocio [Spanish]

In the Dark

Jared Mobarak @ Jared Mobarak Reviews

  • Excerpt: While Spaltro and his team definitely upped the ante to excel at the scares and make-up in darkened spaces, his talkie indie sensibility remains. Whether skeptic against believer or human versus demon, the dialogue is as potent as the visuals.

Marshland

Edgar Chaput @ PopOptiq

Men & Chicken

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

My Great Night

Diego Salgado @ Guía del Ocio [Spanish]

Scratch

Edgar Chaput @ PopOptiq

Titli

Kathy Gibson @ Access Bollywood

Under Electric Clouds

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Under Milk Wood

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

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