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New Reviews at RogerEbert.com for the week of May 12, 2017

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New Reviews at RogerEbert.com for the week of May 12, 2017

Snatched Poster

Snatched

Review by Christy Lemire

Hawn and Schumer are stuck playing barely-there characters stumbling from one wacky scenario to the next.

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Manifesto

Review by Sheila O'Malley

German artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt has collaborated with Cate Blanchett to create something entirely unique and not easily described or classified.

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Review by Matt Zoller Seitz

Ritchie keeps rushing us along for two hours, as if to make absolutely certain that we never have time to absorb any character or moment, much less revel in the glorious, cheeky ridiculousness of the whole thing.

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Lowriders

Review by Christy Lemire

There's an earnestness and a fundamental truth to this familial saga—as well as an appealing, low-budget scrappiness—that consistently make it hum.

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Paris Can Wait

Review by Susan Wloszczyna

This slight yet diverting road trip that meanders through the heart of France cares more for cheese courses and wine pairings than about what my husband likes to call "making good time."

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The Wall

Review by Glenn Kenny

The posturing leads to an ending that's unsatisfying even on the level of pessimism it aspires to.

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The Wedding Plan

Review by Susan Wloszczyna

Burshtein allows some loose and unexplained story threads to dangle needlessly along the way, but she does know how to ratchet up the tension and keep us guessing to the very end.

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Get Me Roger Stone

Review by Godfrey Cheshire

The film makes the case that his career links ideologically charged figures from Roy Cohn to Richard Nixon to Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump.

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Violet

Review by Glenn Kenny

I wound up admiring the movie for its ambition while unsatisfied with its achievement.

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Hounds of Love

Review by Simon Abrams

An ugly film whose ambitions are never matched by its creators' limited abilities

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Absolutely Anything

Review by Nick Allen

Treat-sized food-for-thought from a wonderfully silly director.

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Folk Hero & Funny Guy

Review by Vikram Murthi

A rambling road trip story with no real point to it.

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Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story Poster

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

Review by Nick Allen

The special kind of history project that can expand your film knowledge as much as it might warm your heart.

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The Drowning

Review by Simon Abrams

An obnoxious story about revenge and self-destruction.

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Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie Poster

Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie

Review by Matt Zoller Seitz

A likeable but listless comedy with one great scene.

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