Regrets about “Greta” (Focus)? You’ll have a few. But this psychological thriller still rises to the level of a guilty pleasure thanks to the abundant talent of its lead players, Isabelle Huppert and Chloe Grace Moretz.
Faith, forgiveness and healing were some of the central topics that emerged during a recent panel discussion about the forthcoming abortion-themed film “Unplanned” at New York City’s Sheen Center for Thought & Culture.
In his 1922 book “What I Saw in America,” the great Catholic writer G.K. Chesterton reflects on how beautiful New York’s Times Square would be for someone who couldn’t read. Similarly, the animated adventure “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” (Universal) would benefit from being shown without sound.
Everything viewers need to know about the futuristic action adventure “Alita: Battle Angel” (Fox) is summed up in the line of dialogue that describes its young heroine, played by Rosa Salazar, as having “the face of an angel and the body of a warrior.”
In satirizing the conventions of contemporary romantic comedies — “Isn’t It Romantic” (Warner Bros.), provides a love story of its own — director Todd Strauss-Schulson’s upbeat film delivers laughs aplenty.