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BEAUTIFUL BOY

Rated R/ 112 Minutes
Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen
Cast: Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet, Maura Tierney

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  • Wednesday, November 14:  (5:30), 8:00
  • Thursday, November 15:  (5:30)

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.Read more

Steve Carell’s ‘Beautiful Boy’ is powerful but not pretty

• Three stars out of four •

Colin Covert | Star Tribune

In “Beautiful Boy,” the national epidemic of substance abuse is told in intimate personal terms. An unembellished portrait of present-day addict life, it explores the chilling real-life struggles of journalist David Sheff and his teenage junkie son, Nic. Adapted from their joint memoirs, it offers a stomach-churning primer of addiction’s traumatic effects on individual and family lives. It is not a movie for the faint of heart, but one that will stick long in your mind. Carell and Chalamet have palpable chemistry and deliver fearless, stellar performances. The film neither sympathizes nor judges the characters and offers no easy resolution. But Chalamet’s understated transformation from promising, vivacious country boy to heroin-addicted hustler is the highlight of the film. His Nic is the sort of fallen angel that becomes a demon. It’s not as though we lack awareness about the drug catastrophe. It’s a perennial subject for cinema. Filmmakers have been criticizing, glamorizing and exploring it since the art form arrived. Still, for those who lack firsthand experience of cycles of destructive habits and despair, recovery and relapse, this should be a compelling wake-up call.

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A STAR IS BORN

Rated R/ 136 Minutes
Directed by: Bradley Cooper
Cast: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper

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  • Wednesday, November 14:  (4:00), 7:00
  • Thursday, November 15:  (4:00)

In this new take on the tragic love story, Bradley Cooper plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers--and falls in love with--struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer... until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally...Read more

Thrills of Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ aren’t just musical

★★★★

Richard Roeper / Chicago Sun-Times

Every once in a great while you experience a movie moment so beautiful and so exhilarating it truly does take your breath away and maybe even brings a tear to your eye. In Bradley Cooper’s electric and shatteringly powerful “A Star Is Born,” such a moment occurs relatively early. 

Lady Gaga is a winning, natural presence, even in the scenes where she’s nowhere near a piano or a microphone. Cooper’s guitar and growling baritone vocal work is so solid, if someone played you a Jackson Maine song and you didn’t know it was actually the actor Bradley Cooper, it’s quite possible you’d believe it was the work of a real veteran music star. Cooper consistently finds unique ways to advance the story, e.g., instead of the obligatory ascent-to-stardom montage replete with shots of Ally’s adoring fans mobbing her for autographs and selfies, and the jam-packed press conferences, etc., etc. And Cooper and Gaga performed their numbers live at real venues, including the Glastonbury Festival, with the cameras staying with the artists. No cheesy cutaways to adoring fans hoisting signs freshly created by the props folks. This is the best “A Star Is Born” yet, and one of the best movies of the year.

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