Disney's big-eared elephant flies into multiplexes, along with a number of specialty offerings ranging from stoner McConaughey to the tale of a real-life terrorist tragedy.
Tim Burton's remake of Dumbo
fleshes out the original's thin narrative, but forgets to bring its soul. Hotel Mumbai
walks perilously close to exploitation by finding the tension in a fact-based terror attack but not enough humanity. Matthias Schoenaerts brings his talent for wounded masculinity to The Mustang
. Matthew McConaughey (pictured) beautifully commits to the bit as a man who just wants to have fun The Beach Bum
MaryAnn Johanson finds The Aftermath
using wartime as merely a cheap backdrop for beautiful people Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgård getting it on.
Also opening this week, but not screened for press: the fact-based story of a Planned Parenthood employee who undergoes an anti-abortion change of heart in Unplanned
In this week's feature, Caden Mark Gardner explores The Matrix on its 20th anniversary
through the lens of trans awakening.