A self-identified romantic comedy built around a priest’s struggle with his vocation is bound to be doubtful fare for viewers of faith.
Moviegoers looking for nothing more than to be unsettled will likely be satisfied with the horror adaptation “It” (Warner Bros.).
Horticulture was never as steamy — or silly — as in “Tulip Fever” (Weinstein), a period drama based on the 1999 novel by Deborah Moggach.
Along with good intentions and moral core, this film is filled with choreographed kicks and punches, and pleasing epigrammatic dialogue about near-monastic discipline and self-control, mixed in with a dusting of Asian spice.
Ballet enthusiasts of all ages should jump at the chance to see the charming animated film “Leap!” (Weinstein).
A low-key, fact-based drama “All Saints” (Sony) celebrates Christian faith and family life. Believers, accordingly, will likely be inclined to overlook its artistic shortcomings.
Gritty and intense, the ironically titled crime drama “Good Time” (A24) actually charts some very grim hours in the lives of its central characters.
Director Steven Soderbergh reinvents his “Ocean’s Eleven” trilogy with a backwoods twist in “Logan Lucky” (Bleecker Street), a zany heist caper.