Coming off "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," this is Brad Pitt's year. But his skillful turn in director James Gray's introspective space funk, about an astronaut shufflin' off to Neptune to save Earth from cosmic-ray surges, turns into an "Apocalypse Now" riff on a sad song about why dad never calls, he doesn't write...
Predictable, pretty funny, relentlessly raunchy comic odyssey in which that sensitive lad from "Room" and his fellow tweens (Keith L. Williams and Brady Noon) navigate the shoals of burgeoning adolescence en route to their first "kissing party"
Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss dine out on a skimpy buffet of underworld cliches in this blunt tit-for-tat revenge saga, adapted from a graphic novel. Bill Camp and Margo Martindale add the relish.
Steeped in nostalgia for the age of "Matt Helm" and "Mannix," Quentin Tarantino's movie is an extravagant pop culture festival devoted to a fast-changing Hollywood, giving Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt the full bromantic treatment while Margot Robbie's Sharon Tate doodles in the margins. The results are more evocative than provocative, but an eyeful, all right.
RAY & LIZ — Photographer Richard Billingham returns to the squalid council flat outside of Birmingham where he and his brother were raised, in a confrontation and reconciliation with parents Ray and Liz.
Disney's relentless recycling program reaches an artistic dead-end with director Jon Favreau's meticulous but lifeless photorealistic remake of the 1994 animated giant. "All the trauma and none of the appeal of the original" isn't much of a selling point, though since Disney made it, it'll likely sell, all right.