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What we have here is a godawful movie that, despite its general badness, nevertheless casts a spell of sorts.

Although made with care and competence and featuring a strong underlying premise, the film as a whole is forgettable.

Hudson’s powerhouse performance gives "Respect" more passion and energy than what one often encounters in a straightforward biopic.

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-10-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Documentary
Director: Morgan Neville
Cast: Anthony Bourdain, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Eric Ripert, Ottavia Bourdain, Tom Vitale

The knowledge of how the movie must end hangs like a pall over its first 90 minutes, transforming an otherwise remarkable rags-to-riches tale into something steeped in regret.

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Release Date: 2021-03-05
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated/Fantasy
Director: Don Hall, Carlos Lopez Estrada
Cast: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Izaac Wang, Gemma Chan, Daniel Dae Kim, Benedict Wong

"Raya" offers a screenplay and story geared primarily toward younger audiences and lacks the magic necessary to command long-term adulation.

Run Time: 2:01
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Adult Themes)
Genre: Thriller/Mystery
Director: Ben Wheatley
Cast: Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Riley, Ann Dowd

A decade from now, Wheatley’s "Rebecca" will have faded from the memory, entirely eclipsed by Hitchcock’s interpretation.

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Timothee Chalamet, Elle Fanning, Liev Schreiber, Selena Gomez, Jude Law, Diego Luna, Kelly Rohrbach, Cherry Jones

Revisits familiar themes and ideas from other, earlier films that were presented to far better effect the first time around.

The relatively straightforward bio-pic trajectory feels more like a Victorian/Edwardian era soap opera than the chronicle of a scientific pioneer.

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U.S. Release Date: 1977-08-24
MPAA Rating: ""
Genre: Animated
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Cast: Duncan Watson, Stuart Brotman, Gail Davis, Liam Martin, Jimmy Ahrens, Melanie Kohn, Bill Melendez

As a franchise and a brand, Peanuts undoubtedly has value, but this particular chapter is hermetically sealed in the 1970s.

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2020-04-24
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Violence)
Genre: Adventure
Director: Richard Gray
Cast: Angus Macfadyen, Anna Hutchinson, Zach McGowan, Gabriel Bateman, Talitha Bateman, Brandon Lessard, Patrick Fugit

Is too long by at least a half-hour for the surprisingly slight tale it has to tell.