Friday, September 23, 2016
Movie Reviews: Storks, Magnificent Seven, The Hollars
Author: The JT Leroy Story, Goat
By Scott Renshaw
on September 23, 2016, 2:43 PM
(pictured) succeeds by aiming first to be a comedy rather than a generic family-friendly animated movie. Author: The JT Leroy Story
offers a fascinating documentary look at when the story behind a creative work shapes the way it's perceived.
Eric D. Snider shrugs at the generic Sundance-dramedy premise—Big City guy returns to his small-town family—of John Krasinski's The Hollars
Victor Morton finds only scattered insight amid the righteous "TELL YOUR CHILDREN" pose of the fraternities-are-bad drama Goat
In this week's feature review, The Magnificent Seven
delivers an old-fashioned Western story in a satisfyingly old-fashioned package.
Animated comedy and a Western remake hit multiplexes, while Sundance 2016 films including a cautionary drama and stranger-than-fiction documentary story take up residence in the Broadway Centre.