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Freeze Frame: “The Glorias” (R), “The Boys in the Band” (R), “Herb Alpert Is” (Not rated), “A Call to Spy” (PG-13), “Eternal Beauty” (R)

The life of feminist icon Gloria Steinem is given the art house treatment in Julie Taymor’s overambitious biography, “The Glorias.” Four actresses play Steinem in various stages of her life, including Oscar winners Alicia Vikander and Julianne Moore. While it’s illuminating and relevant, the film skims the surface while...

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Take Two: “Kajillionaire” (R)

"Kajillionaire" is comic drama from filmmaker Miranda July ("Me, You and Everyone We Know"). Evan Rachel Wood ("Westworld") leads the cast in the story of a young woman who works with her parents as petty scam artists. The ensemble also includes Richard Jenkins ("The Shape of Water"), Debra Winger...

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Freeze Frame: “Kajillionaire” (R), “Enola Holmes” (PG-13), “Secret Society of Second Born Royals” (Not rated), “LX 2048” (Not rated), “Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles” (Not rated)

If nothing else, you’ll have to admit that the comic drama “Kajillionaire” is not the same old thing. This quirky and gentle movie stars Evan Rachel Wood as an emotionally stunted young woman who works as a petty scam artist with her parents, Richard Jenkins and Debra Winger. Things...

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Freeze Frame: “Antebellum” (R), “The Devil All the Time” (R), “Blackbird” (R), “H is for Happiness” (Not rated)

Pop superstar and Kansas City native Janelle Monáe stars in “Antebellum,” a bizarre horror entry with significant social overtones. Monáe plays a slave on a plantation in the Civil War South…or is she a renowned author living today? This well acted but enigmatic film doesn’t make much sense until...

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Freeze Frame: “The Broken Hearts Gallery” (PG-13), “I Am Woman” (Not rated), “All In: The Fight for Democracy” (PG-13)

“The Broken Hearts Gallery” is a cute, maybe too cute romantic comedy for millennials that exists in an otherworldly rom-com dimension. Geraldine Viswanathan plays a young woman who saves mementos from her many failed romances and turns them into a gallery exhibit. Can she ever find true love? What...

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Take Two: “Words on Bathroom Walls” (PG-13)

"Words on Bathroom Walls" is a comic drama about teen schizophrenia, adapted from a popular YA novel by Julia Walton. Charlie Plummer ("All the Money in the World"), Taylor Russell ("Waves") and Andy Garcia ("Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again") lead the cast. Thor Freudenthal ("Diary of a Wimpy...

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