|Isabelle Huppert & Chloë Grace Moretz (r) star in Greta|
They Shall Not Grow Old - 4 Stars. Peter Jackson combines World War I survivor interviews with brilliantly restored footage. A powerful meld of technology and art.
Cold War - 4 Stars. Polish composer begins tortured love affair for rural femme fatale. Astonishing 90minute "Casablanca"-style romance. shot in crisp black and white. Stunning.
If Beale Street Could Talk - 4 Stars. Award-worthy dramatization of James Baldwin's 1974 novel of struggle and injustice.
Us - 3 1/2 Stars. Jordan Peele's follow up to "Get Out" spins a great jump out of your seat story with a message about those who are left behind.
Stan & Ollie - 3½ Stars. John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan give wonderful performances as the comedy team on tour at the end of their careers. Poignant, yet funny.
Green Book - 3½ Stars. New York bouncer drives jazz pianist on a concert tour of 1962 pre-civil rights South. Each man emerges better for the experience.
Mary Poppins Returns - 3½ Stars. Disney's update of "Mary Poppins" delights. The musical numbers merit applause, and Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda fill the bill.
Apollo 11 - 3 1/2 Stars. New footage of the 1969 Moon voyage assembled in eye popping jaw dropping style.
The Highwaymen - 3 Stars. (streaming on Netflix) Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson play the Texas Rangers who hunt down Bonnie and Clyde---a fascinating twist on the 1967 classic.
A Star Is Born - 3 Stars. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga make this remake a charm.
Free Solo - 3 Stars. Climbing without a rope. Hold on to your seat.
The Favourite - 2½ Stars. Sex, power and petulance in Queen Anne's court.
Greta - 2½ Stars. Friendship between an older woman and young adult backfires
The Upside - 2 Stars. Wealthy quadriplegic Bryan Cranston hires ex-con Kevin Hart as his aide. Cute, sometimes funny life lessons ensue.
The Aftermath - 1 Star. Cliched romance in post World War Two Germany. Nice cast including Keira Knightley can't save this.
Glass - 1 Star. Three characters from two movies face off for a superhero showdown. Yawn.