New releases this week

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

This interminable installment is a dull slog that no razzle-dazzle digital hooey can camouflage.

Nancy Drew

Emma Roberts is the latest teenage sleuth solving the unexplained death of a Hollywood starlet.


This fairy tale of a suicidal man and the woman who watches over him plays out ludicrously.

Crazy Love

Dan Klores applies a three-act dramatic structure to his doc about a relationship made for the tabloids.

La Vie en Rose

This biopic of singer Edith Piaf wins points by aspiring to be more than a simplistic view of a fantastic life.

The Golden Door

This tale of Sicilian villagers seeking a better life is so minimalist, it’s practically a silent film.

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