MOvie: ‘Hesburgh’

In the documentary “Hesburgh” (O’Malley Creadon), filmmaker Patrick Creadon provides an informative, though wholly uncritical, biography chronicling many of his globetrotting subject’s varied endeavors and accomplishments.

Movie: ‘Long Shot’

A debased portrayal of human sexuality and relentlessly vulgar dialogue make the tasteless romantic comedy “Long Shot” (Lionsgate) unsuitable for all.

Movie: ‘The Intruder’

A routine thriller for most of its running time, director Deon Taylor’s “The Intruder” (Screen Gems) becomes increasingly trashy before ending with the justification of a profoundly immoral act in which viewers are meant to revel.

Movie: ‘UglyDolls’

“UglyDolls” (STX) call to mind that age-old saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” They’re based on a line of plush toys that are deliberately designed not to be among the fairest of them all.

Movie: ‘Teen Spirit’

Elle Fanning spends the entirety of the musical drama “Teen Spirit” (Bleecker Street) glowering, as if she understands that life, or at least ambition in show business, is a series of Faustian bargains without sinister or exploitative elements.

Movie: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’

“The Curse of La Llorona” (Warner Bros.) constitutes an intense but problematic horror story. Director Michael Chaves’ often-effective addition to the universe of the “Conjuring” franchise elicits its fair share of starts.