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: Jul. 5, 2019
Wide (United States)
Spider-Man: Far from Home
2019 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas
Annabelle Comes Home
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Men in Black: International
Toy Story 4
- Excerpt: In a plot that is centred on a twin murder in Indian heartlands, ‘Article 15’ is about the local society’s intrinsically trickled-in caste dynamics, ways of power politics as well as the central protagonist’s (Ayushmann Khurrana) coming-of-age.
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
- Excerpt: We are of course watching Bi’s movie and he knows it, using the privilege to rewrite his own reality.
- Excerpt: The riveting tale of misogyny-busting sailor Tracy Edwards is as beautifully modulated as fiction, full of twists and turns and delicious ironies, and even sports a perfect ending. Yet it’s all true.
- Excerpt: With good performances and clever additions to Shakespeare’s play, there’s enough here to provide real entertainment.
- Excerpt: There are parallels, and mirrored dualities throughout, and it is not only Ophelia whose character is made more vivid and complex.
The Other Story
- Excerpt: Nesher skillfully balances a lot of characters and storylines, each illustrating a different kind of Israeli and a different connection to Jewish life, culture, and practice, but he never lets any of them become symbolic rather than real.
Bavner Donaldo @ Cinejour [Indonesian]
Amir Siregar @ Amir at the Movies [Indonesian]
- Excerpt: Bong Joon-ho’s biting social satire is darkly funny and wildly entertaining.
San Andreas Mega Quake
Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]
- Excerpt: Those aspects from Seghers novel that make it universal, still read and discussed, may not be lost, yet feel diminished in the film.