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By limiting the film’s time frame, we get a distinct snapshot of the main character and the setting that resulted in his becoming historically important.

Functions more as a diversion than a fully satisfying motion picture, although, for something streaming on Netflix, a “diversion” is usually good enough.

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2017-10-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Scenes of Peril, Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: Adventure/Romance
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Cast: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet

Fails to excite as a tale of survival or ignite as a love story.

Although not the definitive Watergate movie, it illustrates an aspect that has not been given ample attention by filmmakers.

With "mother!", director Darren Aronofsky seems determined to baffle, infuriate, and divide his audience.

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2017-07-21
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Profanity, Brief Nudity, Birthing Scenes)
Genre: Drama
Director: Martin Provost
Cast: Catherine Frot, Catherine Deneuve, Olivier Gourmet, Quentin Dolmaire

"The Midwife" has two things (and only two things) going for it: Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve.

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Home Release Date: 2017-09-12
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Partial Nudity)
Genre: Horror/Action
Director: Alex Kurtzman
Cast: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson

One movie in, The Dark Universe is already a black hole of creativity and intelligence.

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Home Release Date: 2017-08-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Brief Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Mystery
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Iain Glen, Holliday Granger

A study in perception and perspective, a story that features a firm resolution while leaving its most compelling questions unanswered.

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2017-01-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Adult Themes)
Genre: Drama/Fantasy
Director: J.A. Bayona
Cast: Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Sigourney Weaver, Liam Neeson

A stunning work of artistry and emotional heft that's difficult to shake and impossible to forget.

Run Time: 2:17
U.S. Release Date: 2016-11-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Adult Themes)
Genre: Drama
Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol

Unforced acting couples with a nuanced, insightful script to tell a story that, although seemingly simple, is achingly complex.