A unique female perspective on the message of Jesus elevates the Biblical drama Mary Magdalene
. Rich character study and a lovely sense of place elevate Kent Jones' Diane
. The 19th-century-set supernatural thriller The Wind
suffers from both a lack of scares and wispy thematic subtext.
MaryAnn Johanson finds a cartoonishly awful protagonist at the center of the animated Missing Link
. The gender-and-age-reversed spin on Big
winds up feeling like a kid's idea of grown-up life in Little
Eric D. Snider wishes the muddled reboot Hellboy
(pictured) could be sent back to the hot place to cook a little longer.
Also opening this week, but not screened for press: the youth-skewing romantic drama After
In this week's feature review, Transit
turns its sort-of-a-period-piece into a warning about not learning lessons from the past.