A deeply moving motion picture about those who willingly choose to live on the margins of western society, writer-director Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland boasts one of the best leading performances of recent memory in a movie that will be hard to top for the title of best film of the year.
There’s an inescapable landing between unimpeded childhood and the grown-up world with all of its resident angst and constraint, and it’s often aptly coined as the summer when everything changes. That middle place is Moonrise Kingdom.
New arrivals in theatres this weekend: Transformers: Dark of the Moon bashes its way onto 3D screens; Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts get romantic in Larry Crowne; plus a look at Monte Carlo starring Selena Gomez.
New this week on store shelves: Keanu Reeves stars as a rogue cop in Street Kings, Frances McDormand plays a frumpy assistant in Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, and a young girl learns how to make serious cash in the dark comedy The Babysitters.