2 movies to see, 2 to skip this weekend Nov. 11-13

Paris 6 is a 24-hour French brasserie on South Beach. Handout

 

Worth Seeing

 

1. ‘Loving’ (PG-13) – 3 stars

“‘Loving’ is concerned with how it happened that two ordinary people, distraught over being trapped for years in the coils of a pitiless system, came to feel enough was enough.” (Read More)

 

2. ‘Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death’ (unrated) – 3 stars

“Whatever may happen in Cuba, this film offers a profound, unnerving sense of its suffering and the obstacles faced by its people.” (Read More)

Skip It

 

1.‘Arrival’ (PG-13) – 2 stars

“‘Arrival’ is the sort of superficially profound movie that initially seems deep and weighty but stops making sense the moment you put down the bong.” (Read More)

 

2. ‘Almost Christmas’ (PG-13) – 2 and a half stars

“The film is a bit scattered, jumping from comic set piece to comic set piece that seem to come standard issue in the holiday movie genre.” (Read More)

Still playing

 

1. ‘Moonlight’ (R) – 4 stars

“‘Moonlight’ is Miami’s first bonafide movie masterpiece.” (Read More)

 

2. ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ (R) – 3 stars

“In ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ director Mel Gibson gets to have it both ways: He condemns the horrors of war while reveling in its gory details.” (Read More)

 

3. ‘Certain Women’ (R) – 3 and a half stars

“‘Certain Women’ portrays women at work and women in desire with the quiet confidence, simplicity, and directness of a true artist.” (Read More)

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