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That Summer: The Doc that Takes You Back Before Grey Gardens

Those who love the unflinching documentary Grey Gardens will be happy to know that there’s more to be seen of its subjects in this film that is, in many ways, an even closer...

American Animals: A Clever, Canny Cinematic Triumph

A talented cast of young actors and real-life participants reenact this real-life tale of a daring art heist. Following his documentary The Imposter (a true story that nearly...

Alex Strangelove Wants Audiences to Love Simon All over Again

Alex Strangelove is a feel-good coming out story for questioning teens trying to navigate same-sex attraction. The film, which bowed Friday on Netflix, is right out of the...

A Single Dad and His Daughter Create Music, Magic in Hearts Beat Loud

It’s a sweet little musical indie starring everyone’s favorite teddy bear, Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation). Frank (Offerman) has run a funky record store in Brooklyn’s...

A Star Is Born Again, with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga

Here’s your first look at the third remake of A Star Is Born, and one thing you can say about it from the preview: it’s not playing safe. This is, of course. the third...

A Kid Like Jake Looks at Raising a Child Without Gender Shame

As the sound of music nuns famously asked, “How do you solve a problem like Maria?” In this film a pair of parents ask: “How do you raise a kid like Jake?” He’s only...

Hooked Shines a Cinematic Light on LGBTQ Homeless Youth

“It’s a call to action.” That’s how filmmaker Max Emerson described his latest project, Hooked. It’s a dramedy, he’ll say. But one with a...

Fancy a Cheesy Snack? Try This Remake of Love Gone Overboard

Once upon a time, Gary Marshall made a romantic comedy about a cruel heiress (Goldie Hawn) who gets her comeuppance for bad behavior toward a hired carpenter (Kurt Russell): when...

A Punk Coming-of-Age Fable Meets Family Drama in The House of Tomorrow

Adapted from Peter Bognanni’s best-selling novel of the same name, The House of Tomorrow is about a young man searching to find his own path in life. Sebastian (Asa Butterfield...

Armie Hammer is Gay For Pay Yet Again in a New Docudrama, Final Portrait

Armie Hammer plays gay for at least the third time in his career (J. Edgar, Call Me By Your Name) in Stanley Tucci’s first directorial effort in ten years. However Final...

A Killer New Comedy Called Mom and Dad Takes it out on the Kids

Some films only have a good premise going for them and most need far more than that to succeed. However, the perfectly titled Mom and Dad might be one of those few that gets by on...

MetroExpress: Your Happy Hour Headlines for March 7, 2018

Here’s a quick rundown of all the things you’ll be talking about over happy hour drinks today. Simon’s Timin’ Just ahead of the release of Love, Simon, the story...