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New Reviews at RogerEbert.com for the week of June 16, 2017

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New Reviews at RogerEbert.com for the week of June 16, 2017

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Rough Night

Review by Christy Lemire

A dead man is at the center of Rough Night, but the women forced to deal with him never feel truly alive.

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Maudie

Review by Glenn Kenny

This movie shows instead of tells, and what it shows is sad, disturbing, beautiful, and moving, sometimes all at once.

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Cars 3

Review by Matt Zoller Seitz

A smiley-faced Frankenstein's monster comprised of bits and pieces lifted from every other sports film ever made.

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47 Meters Down

Review by Peter Sobczynski

Takes an intriguing premise, a couple of reasonably nifty "BOO!" moments and a pair of likable leads and wastes them with tedious execution and an ending that is so silly that it almost defies belief.

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The Book of Henry

Review by Susan Wloszczyna

Every book needs an editor.

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Harmonium

Review by Simon Abrams

If you treat Harmonium like a mood piece, and you do respond to it on that level, you'll find yourself thinking about it long after you watch it.

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Score: A Film Music Documentary

Review by Glenn Kenny

A documentary that is too frenetic and basic to make a substantial impression. I appreciated a kernel of observation here and there, but not enough for me to give it a whole-hearted embrace.

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The Journey

Review by Sheila O'Malley

A simplified grade-school version of political realities.

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Kill Switch

Review by Simon Abrams

It usually feels like a series of encounters that you might find much more entertaining if you were actually controlling Will in a video game.

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Once Upon a Time in Venice

Review by Vikram Murthi

Once Upon a Time in Venice frequently sags underneath its own general lethargy, and not even the snarkiest John McClane can fix that.

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Shimmer Lake

Review by Nick Allen

Shimmer Lake keeps viewers merely occupied by tracing back the dots.

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