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“The Lion King”. Photo: Disney

Review: The Lion King

The music is frequently a major reason why your emotions become so heavily invested in this movie.

Pernilla August in “Britt-Marie Was Here”. Photo: SF Studios

Quick Take: Britt-Marie Was Here

Pleasant enough, largely thanks to Pernilla August and the kids.

Helena Bergström in “House of Angels”. Photo: Sony Pictures Classics

Review: House of Angels

The film is full of bittersweet touches.

Benedict Cumberbatch in “Brexit: The Uncivil War”. Photo: HBO

Quick Take: Brexit: The Uncivil War

Well-balanced in the portrait of voters’ concerns.

Emelie Jonsson and Bianca Cruzeiro in “Aniara”. Photo: Magnolia Pictures

Quick Take: Aniara

Uneven, but ultimately a haunting experience.

Lena Nyman and Börje Ahlstedt in “I Am Curious (Yellow)”. Photo: SF

Review: I Am Curious (Yellow)

Interesting and bold, with a no-holds-barred performance by Lena Nyman.

“The Lion King”. Photo: Disney

Highlights at the Movies 2019

Let’s take a look at the Hollywood movies that are going to draw crowds (or simply attention for one reason or other) in the U.S. throughout 2019.

Yalitza Aparicio in “Roma”. Photo: Netflix

Review: Roma

This is such a beautiful film; each shot has a camera that is registering every small detail as it slowly keeps moving.