This Week at the Movies (Feb. 14, 2020)

Here are some reviews of films coming out at the theater this week as well as others that may be in theaters or newly on home video.

Opening: Feb. 14, 2020

Wide (United States)

Downhill

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The Photograph

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Sonic the Hedgehog

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Limited (United States)

Buffaloed

Mike McGranaghan @ The Aisle Seat

  • Excerpt: Zoey Deutch gives a great performance in a movie that deftly mixes comedy with social commentary.

Come As You Are

Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews

  • Excerpt: …feels surprisingly fresh, favoring the warmth and humor derived from real friendship and romance over the more obvious sexual hijinx one might expect.

Come As You Are

Ron Wilkinson @ itsjustmovies.com

  • Excerpt: http://itsjustmovies.com/review-come-as-you-are/

Olympic Dreams

Mike McGranaghan @ The Aisle Seat

  • Excerpt: It’s a shame that such unprecedented access to the Olympic Village was squandered on a paper-thin story that goes nowhere and accomplishes nothing.

Olympic Dreams

Jared Mobarak @ The Film Stage

  • Excerpt: Olympic Dreams [is] a heartfelt and introspective journey that delves within the human psyche caught in stasis [to remind us] that we’re more than our achievements or failures.

VFW

Mike McGranaghan @ The Aisle Seat

  • Excerpt: Satisfyingly bloody and wickedly funny.

VFW

Brent McKnight @ The Last Thing I See

  • Excerpt: Joe Begos’ VFW feels like it crawled out of a grimy, urine-soaked 1980s gutter. And I mean that in the best possible way.

VFW

Jared Mobarak @ The Film Stage

  • Excerpt: Marry that carnage with performances hinged upon authenticity specifically because of what kind of film this is rather than despite it and you’re in for an entertaining treat.

2020 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas

2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts

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The Assistant

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Birds of Prey

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Gretel & Hansel

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The Lodge

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Beanpole

Ron Wilkinson @ itsjustmovies.com

  • Excerpt: An explosive look at the horrors of war grounded by great performances from every person on the screen.

Come to Daddy

Frank Ochieng @ Flick Feast

  • Excerpt: Thoroughly cringy and calculating, the calling card for Come to Daddy will make gagging to the peculiar whims of this welcoming warped B-movie blister a fine goosebump gem to consider with passing cynicism.

The Nest

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz Reviews

  • Excerpt: A curious and disturbing family drama.

Street Dancer 3D

Kathy Gibson @ Access Bollywood

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews

  • Excerpt: …an 83 minute film which feels like it would be better served as a one hour PBS offering.

2019 Films

Clemency

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Daniel Isn’t Real

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Judy

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Les Misérables

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

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Uncut Gems

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Klaus

Jared Mobarak @ JaredMobarak.com

  • Excerpt: Beyond the approachable storytelling, fun cast, and revisionist mythology, however, lies the stunning craftsmanship of the animation itself.

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