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Review: 'Elvis'

Director Baz Luhrman's highly anticipated musical biopic Elvis is now playing in theaters. Critic Kayla McCulloch has a review:

Review: 'Hit the Road'

The quirky, bittersweet Iranian dramedy Hit the Road screened at SLIFF last November. Directed by Panah Panahi, son of the great dissdent filmmaker Jafar Panahi, it is now available to rent or purchase from major online platforms, and critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Lux Æterna'

Gaspar Noé's latest provocation, the experimental movie-within-a-movie Lux Æterna, is now playing in select theaters, and is scheduled to screen this weekend at the Webster University Film Series. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Cha Cha Real Smooth'

Cooper Raiff's new dramedy Cha Cha Real Smooth opens theatrically on Friday -- and will also be available to stream from AppleTV+. Critic Kayla McCulloch has a review:

Review: 'Neptune Frost'

Anisia Uzeyman and Saul Williams' surreal Afro-futurist musical, Neptune Frost, is now playing in select theaters, and will soon be screening at the Webster University Film Series. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'X'

Ti West's retro slasher flick X is now available to rent from major online platforms. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Benediction'

Director Terence Davies' biopic of English war poet Siegfried Sassoon, Benediction, opens theatrically tomorrow. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Montana Story'

Scott McGehee and David Siegel's Montana Story is now playing in select cities and opens locally on Friday. Andrew Wyatt has a review:

The Lens Recommends: 'Severance'

Dan Erickson's sci-fi series Severance finished its first season a few weeks ago on AppleTV+. Critic Andrew Wyatt digs into why this mind-bending workplace thriller-slash-satire is one of 2022's best new shows:

Review: 'Sheryl'

Director Amy Scott's new documentary about the life and career of singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow is now available on Showtime. Critic Kayla McCulloch has a review:

Review: 'Happening'

Director Audrey Diwan's timely-yet-timeless drama Happening is now playing in select cities, and opens locally on Friday. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review of the film, which follows a young woman seeking an abortion in early 1960s France:

Review: 'Reflection'

Director Valentyn Vasyanovych's new drama Reflection will open theatrically in select cities and be available to rent via virtual cinemas on Friday. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Father'

Director Srdan Golubović's new drama Father is now playing in select cities, and will be screening this weekend at the Webster University Film Series. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'The Northman'

Director Robert Eggers' bloody Viking revenge epic The Northman opens in wide release on Friday. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Rock Bottom Riser'

Director Fern Silva's documentary Rock Bottom Riser is now playing in select cities, and will be screening locally on April 15-16 at the Webster University Film Series. Critic Joshua Ray has a review:

Review: 'Dual'

Writer-director Riley Stearns' latest dark comedy, Dual, premieres on VOD on Friday. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Golden Anniversaries: 'Two-Lane Blacktop'

Critic Robert Garrick has a new deep-dive essay on Monte Hellman's iconic road movie Two-Lane Blacktop (1971), based on the introduction he provided for the film at November's SLIFF / Golden Anniversaries screening:

Review: 'Barbarians'

Producer-turned-director Charles Dorfman's debut feature, the dinner-party-gone-awry thriller Barbarians, premieres on VOD on Friday. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Servants'

Slovakian director Ivan Ostrochovský's new drama Servants is now available in virtual cinemas and on VOD. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Windfall'

Charlie McDowell's darkly comic, housebound crime thriller Windfall is available to stream on Netflix today. Critic Kayla McCulloch has a review:

Review: 'Lingui, The Sacred Bonds'

Chadian writer-director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's new feature, Lingui, The Sacred Bonds, follows a single mother's efforts to help her 15-year-old daughter obtain an illegal abortion. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review of the film, which is now available to stream from MUBI:

Review: 'The Batman'

The Batman, director Matt Reeves' dark, stylish take on the Caped Crusader, is now playing in theaters. Critic Collin Preciado has a review:

Review: 'Lucy and Desi'

Comedian Amy Poehler has a new documentary premiering on Amazon Prime tomorrow, Lucy and Desi. Critic Kayla McCulloch has a review of this portrait of entertainment icons Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz:

Review: 'Hellbender'

The latest horror feature from DIY filmmakers the Adams family -- Toby Poser, John Adams, Lulu Adams, and Zelda Adams -- arrives on Shudder on Thursday. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

Review: 'Marry Me'

Director Cat Koiro's new rom-com Marry Me, starring Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson, is now playing in theaters and streaming on Peacock Premium. Critic Kayla McCulloch has a review:

Review: 'A Banquet'

Ruth Paxton's debut feature, the psychological horror film A Banquet, premieres on VOD tomorrow. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review: