The Round-Up

THE ROUND-UP | February 27’s movies rated

What were the best films that came out in the last week? What were the worst? Were there any you weren’t sure of seeing? Below are quick and easy star ratings of the past week’s releases to help you decide, including short plot details from IMDB. Full comment and opinion can be found in The Film Journal.


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Catch Me Daddy
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Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night.

112 min
Director: Daniel Wolfe
Writers: Daniel Wolfe, Matthew Wolfe
Stars: Sameena Jabeen Ahmed, Connor McCarron, Gary Lewis

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Focus
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In the midst of veteran con man Nicky’s latest scheme, a woman from his past – now an accomplished femme fatale – shows up and throws his plans for a loop.

105 min
Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Writers: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Stars: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro

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It Follows
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• Recommended For nineteen-year-old Jay, Autumn should be about school, boys and week-ends out at the lake. But after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she finds herself plagued by strange visions.

100 min
Director: David Robert Mitchell
Writer: David Robert Mitchell
Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi

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The Boy Next Door
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A newly divorced woman falls for a younger man who has recently moved in across the street from her, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.

91 min
Director: Rob Cohen
Writer: Barbara Curry
Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, Kristin Chenoweth

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White God (Fehér isten)
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Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on the streets. Still innocently believing love can conquer any difficulty, Lili sets out to find her dog and save him.

121 min
Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Writers: Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi
Stars: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth

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Project Almanac
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Blackhat
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Cake
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Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
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Predestination
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The Duke of Burgundy
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