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Midnight Special

3 1/2 Stars (out of 4)

Though talented indie filmmaker Jeff Nichols borrows from many established sci-fi classics, this movie tells its story in a new way, rooted in characters and emotions, embracing uncertainty and loss. Nichols (Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter, Mud) has said that he made this thoughtful sci-fi movie to help him process becoming a father, and those ideas and feelings take precedence over the details of the story. It begins without exposition; the focus is on moods, lighting, silences, and a music score filled with wonder. An amber alert has been issued for a missing child, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), though, actually, he is with his own father, Roy (Michael Shannon), and Roy's childhood friend Lucas (Joel Edgerton). More...

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  2. Pan's Labyrinth
  3. Three Times
  4. Children of Men
  5. Art School Confidential
  6. The Intruder
  7. The Departed
  8. Happy Feet
  9. Lady Vengeance
  10. Marie Antoinette
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  2. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
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  7. The Witch
  8. 10 Cloverfield Lane
  9. Hail, Caesar!
  10. Kung Fu Panda 3
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