Amy Schumer headlining a high-concept rom-com and a long-time-coming comedy sequel hit multiplexes ahead of the Avengers
onslaught, and art houses feature a brutal action thriller and a long-time-coming documentary sequel.
I Feel Pretty
(pictured) showcases Schumer and a terrific supporting cast in a story that could use a few more jokes. Lynne Ramsay gives a masterful clinic in film directing for the tale of an emotionally damaged private investigator in You Were Never Really Here
. Filmmaker Thomas Riedelsheimer revisits environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy for a resonant portrait of creator and his creations in Leaning Into the Wind
Andrew Wright shrugs at the long-awaited sequel Super Troopers 2
as a retread of the original.
In this week's feature review, MaryAnn Johanson praises Final Portrait
for its study of the relationship between a moody artist and his subject.
Also opening this week, but not screened for press: Omar Epps and Paula Patton play a couple whose romantic holiday runs afoul of a biker gang in Traffik