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THE ROUND-UP | March 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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Blind
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Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home – a place where she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. But Ingrid’s real problems lie within, not beyond the walls of her apartment, and her deepest fears and repressed fantasies soon take over.

96 min
Director: Eskil Vogt
Writer: Eskil Vogt
Stars: Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Henrik Rafaelsen, Vera Vitali

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Cinderella
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CINDERELLA

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When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

105 min
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Writer: Chris Weitz
Stars: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden

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Get Hard
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When millionaire James King is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.

100 min
Director: Etan Cohen
Writers: Jay Martel, Ian Roberts
Stars: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie

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Robot Overlords
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Earth has been conquered by robots from a distant galaxy. survivors are confined to their houses and must wear electronic implants, risking incineration by robot sentries if they venture outside.

90 min
Director: Jon Wright
Writers: Mark Stay, Jon Wright
Stars: Gillian Anderson, Ben Kingsley, Callan McAuliffe

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Seventh Son
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Young Thomas is apprenticed to the local Spook to learn to fight evil spirits. His first great challenge comes when the powerful Mother Malkin escapes her confinement while the Spook is away.
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102 min
Director: Sergey Bodrov
Writers: Charles Leavitt, Steven Knight
Stars: Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges
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The Signal
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On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness – only to find himself in a waking nightmare.
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97 min
Director: William Eubank
Writers: Carlyle Eubank, William Eubank
Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp
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The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
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When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.
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92 min
Director: Paul Tibbitt
Writers: Glenn Berger, Jonathan Aibel
Stars: Tom Kenny, Antonio Banderas, Bill Fagerbakk
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Wild Tales
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Six short stories involving distressed people.
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122 min
Director: Damián Szifrón
Writer: Damián Szifrón
Stars: Darío Grandinetti, María Marull, Mónica Villa
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Insurgent
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Mommy
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The Gunman
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The Voices
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