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A solid space opera spectacle with enough nostalgia to overpower even the most hard-hearted child of the ‘70s and ‘80s but it relies a little too much on recycling old plot elements.

A high-wire thriller, full of masterfully executed twists, captivating dialogue, and a wildly entertaining narrative that gallops along at a pace to make three hours evaporate in an instant.

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Home Release Date: 2016-03-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Peter Landesman
Cast: Will Smith, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, David Morse, Luke Wilson

"Concussion" isn’t always brilliant but it’s compelling enough that the lesser scenes are easily ignored.

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Home Release Date: 2016-03-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Ericson Core
Cast: Luke Bracey, Edgar Ramirez, Ray Winstone, Teresa Palmer, Delroy Lindo

Analyzed on its own merits or in concert with the earlier film, "Point Break" doesn’t work.

"Mockingjay Part 2" fails to satisfy as either a traditional sci-fi adventure blockbuster or an exploration of the dark side of war.

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Home Release Date: 2016-03-15
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: John Crowley
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhall Gleeson, Fiona Glascott, Jane Brennan, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent

Although not without moments of sadness and tragedy, "Brooklyn" is sublimely uplifting and life affirming.

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Home Release Date: 2016-03-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Todd Haynes
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacy, Cory Michael Smith

"Carol" is an immersive experience that invites the viewer to slow down and amble along at its leisurely pace.

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Home Release Date: 2016-03-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, John Magaro, Finn Wittrock, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Marisa Tomei, Jeremy Strong

Using gallows humor, likable protagonists, and a variety of nonstandard filmmaking techniques, director Adam McKay maintains a high level of energy for more than two hours.

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Home Release Date: 2016-03-08
MPAA Rating: "G"
Genre: Animated
Director: Steve Martino
Cast: (voices) Noah Schnapp, Alexander Garfin, Hadley Belle Miller, Francesca Capaldi, Venus Schultheis, Mariel Sheets

To those with even a limited exposure to Peanuts over the years, this will feel like a homecoming.

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Home Release Date: 2016-03-08
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Horror
Director: Paul McGuigan
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Andrew Scott, Jessica Brown Findlay, Freddie Fox

Screenwriter Max Landis has reduced Mary Shelly’s cautionary tale to a bad comic book, bereft of soul and intelligence.