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Movies Opening Friday, May 29

Artsies:

— Lambert & Stamp (R) 117 mins – 2.5 stars

A documentary that reveals how the unlikely partnership between aspiring filmmakers Christopher Stamp and Kit Lambert produced one of the greatest rock bands in history: The Who.

Director: James D. Cooper

Actors: Kit Lambert, Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend

 

 — Slow West (R) 84 mins – 3 stars

‘Slow West’ follows a 16-year-old boy on a journey across 19th Century frontier America in search of the woman he loves, while accompanied by mysterious traveler Silas.

Director: John Maclean

Actors: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender, Ben Mendelsohn

 

 — The Apu Trilogy (NR) 5 hr. 30 min. – 4 stars

Two decades after its original negatives were burned in a fire, Satyajit Ray’s breathtaking milestone of world cinema rises from the ashes in a meticulously reconstructed new 4K restoration. THE APU TRILOGY brought India into the golden age of international art-house film, following one indelible character, a free-spirited child in rural Bengal who matures into an adolescent urban student and finally a sensitive man of the world.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Actors: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee

 

Fartsies:

 

 — San Andreas (PG-13) 114 mins – 3 stars

In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.

Director: Brad Peyton

Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario

 

— Aloha (PG-13) – 2 stars

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.

Director: Cameron Crowe

Actors: Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone

Next Week:

— The Cokeville Miracle

— In the Name of My Daughter

— Insidious Chapter 3

— Love & Mercy

— Spy

— Sunshine Superman

 

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Pick of the Week:

Still, you’ve gotta see Mad Max.


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