1 movie to see, 2 to skip this weekend Aug. 26-28


Worth Seeing


1. ‘Southside with You’ (PG-13) – 3 stars

““Southside” feels much more consequential than your average first-date movie — because we know what follows for Michelle Robinson and her date/not-date, Barack Obama.” (Read More)


Skip It


1.‘Don’t Breathe’ (R) – 2 stars

“You start out fearing “Don’t Breathe,” but by the end you’re laughing at it — and the humor is not intentional.” (Read More)

2. ‘Hands of Stone’ (R) – 2 and a half stars

“”Hands of Stone” is a solid film, but you just can’t help shake the feeling that we’ve seen it all before.” (Read More)

Still playing


1. ‘War Dogs’ (R) – 3 stars

““War Dogs” incorporates its Miami backdrop of flashy cars, glitzy nightclubs, sunny beaches, “Scarface” movie posters and giant penthouses into the psyches of its two protagonists, showing us the ideal of success the duo was pursuing.” (Read More)

2. ‘Hell or High Water’ (R) – 3 and a half stars

“This is the most arresting and entertaining mainstream movie in a summer season crowded with giant entertainments that pummeled the audience into fatigue.” (Read More)


3.‘Sausage Party’ (R) – 2 stars

“If watching cartoon characters spout four-letter words is your thing, this might well be the greatest movie ever made.” (Read More)


4. ‘Little Men’ (PG) – 3 stars

“”Little Men” is a subtle movie, alert to the almost imperceptible currents of feeling that pass between its title characters.” (Read More)