This Week at the Movies (Jan. 31, 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: Jan. 31, 2020

Wide (United States)

Gretel & Hansel

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The Rhythm Section

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Expanding Wide (United States)

2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts

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Limited (United States)

The Assistant

Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews

  • Excerpt: One of the smart things about Green’s screenplay and direction is its quiet subtlety. There is no one big moment here, nor an outright smoking gun, instead a steady build of small injustices…

The Assistant

Candice Frederick @ The Wrap

2020 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas

Bad Boys for Life

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Color Out of Space

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Dolittle

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The Gentlemen

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The 40-Year-Old Version

Candice Frederick @ The Wrap

Airplane Mode

Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews

  • Excerpt: AIRPLANE MODE reminds us there is real life outside of social media. Not a bad message for our digitalized age.

Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets

Chris Barsanti @ The Playlist

Downhill

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

Happy Happy Joy Joy

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

Ironbark

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

The Night House

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

On the Record

Candice Frederick @ The Wrap

Promising Young Woman

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

Tyler Perry’s A Fall From Grace

Frank Ochieng @ Flick Feast

  • Excerpt: …transparent and turgid. A Fall From Grace is so much of a mockery that this cinematic cyst may have the moviemaker returning back to wearing Madea’s saggy panties.

Whirlybird

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

2019 Films

In Fabric

C.H. Newell @ Father Son Holy Gore

  • Excerpt: A delicious Modern Gothic mix of Marx and Freud that riffs on how commerce and consumerist culture withers us to ghosts of ourselves.

The Third Wife

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz Reviews

  • Excerpt: An art-house treat with sparse dialogue and aesthetics covering up the emotions.

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