Movie recommendations from critics Kenneth Turan, Justin Chang and other reviewers.
Beatriz at Dinner
The Beguiled Superbly acted by an ensemble that includes
The Big Sick Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan are terrific as a young couple navigating the challenges of interracial romance and Muslim immigrant identity in director Michael Showalter's delightful, serious-minded comedy, which also features powerhouse supporting turns from Holly Hunter and Ray Romano. (Justin Chang) R.
Dawson City: Frozen Time An aesthetic knockout that's crammed with amazing facts, a documentary that's also a detective story, a history of a particular place that turns into an examination of an entire art form, this Bill Morrison documentary inspired by the Klondike gold rush and a legendary cache of silent films will make you swoon. (Kenneth Turan) NR.
Endless Poetry The second chapter of Alejandro Jodorowsky's autobiographical fantasia is a visually ravishing, thrillingly strange tale of personal, artistic and social liberation set against the backdrop of the 1940s and '50s Santiago, Chile. (Justin Chang) NR.
Hermia & Helena Buenos Aires and New York are forests of romantic entanglement, identity-searching and adventure in Argentine director Matías Piñeiro's artfully frothy film. (Robert Abele) NR.
Icaros: A Vision This West meets way-out fable takes us into a shaman retreat in the Peruvian Amazon, where an American woman (Ana Cecilia Stieglitz), diagnosed with life-threatening
My Journey Through French Cinema A passionate, opinionated, drop-dead fascinating documentary essay about key decades in that country's film history put together by clear-eyed enthusiast Bertrand Tavernier. (Kenneth Turan) NR.
War for the Planet of the Apes An eerie quiet descends over this grim and masterful third "Planet of the Apes" prequel, directed with bleak beauty by Matt Reeves ("Dawn of the Planet of the Apes") and crowned by another superb performance-capture turn from Andy Serkis as the soulful chimpanzee Caesar. (Justin Chang) PG-13.