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Comedy

Wilson

Viewers unfamiliar with Daniel Clowes’s oeuvre are going to think this is some silly indie about a cranky old white guy.

My Blind Brother

Nick Kroll stars as a mid-30s slacker who acts as his blind brother’s Seeing Eye dog and sports trainer, rolled up in one resentful package.

Swiss Army Man

The most imaginative, subversive, and joyfully juvenile variation of a mid-2000s indie romcom imaginable.

The Meddler

Susan Sarandon plays a recently widowed New York City woman who has relocated to sunny Los Angeles to live near her daughter and imposes her unasked-for advice on every single person she encounters.

The Bronze

Hope Ann Greggory (Melissa Rauch), a bitter gymnast who once won an Olympic bronze medal for the U.S. team, is now wasting her life away in the sticks.

Ava’s Possessions

This is a sly, well-made little horror/comedy that puts a unique spin on the demonic possession genre while providing just enough chills and laughs along the way.

Fort Tilden

Written and Directed by Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers Released by Orion Releasing USA. 95 min. Rated R With Bridey Elliott, Clare McNulty, Neil Casey, Reggie Watts, Peter Vack, Jeffrey Scaperrotta, Griffin Newman, Desireé Nash, and Becky Yamamoto First-time directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers take a biting look at the Millennial Generation, using a […]

Dope

Written and Directed by Rick Famuyiwa Produced by Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi Released by Open Road Films USA. 105 min. Rated R With Shameik Moore, Kimberly Elise, Chanel Iman, Diggy, Jib, Roger Guenveur Smith, Forest Whitaker, Blake Anderson, Quincy Brown, Zoë Kravitz, and ASAP Rocky This Sundance darling is being praised as fresh […]

The Overnight

Written and Directed by Patrick Brice Produced by Naomi Scott Released by the Orchard USA. 80 min. Rated R With Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman, and Judith Godrèche A downright hysterical entry in brothers Jay and Mark Duplass’s production canon, The Overnight constructs a recoiling depiction of thirtysomething frustrations by mixing R-rated hijinks with […]