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Valerian and the City of a Thou­sand Planets

VALERIAN and Lau­re­line, op­er­a­tives charged with main­tain­ing or­der in the uni­verse, em­bark on a mis­sion to save the breath­tak­ing city of Al­pha from a dark force. Luc Bes­son’s vi­su­als are spec­tac­u­lar but the sto­ry­line is a mess.

◗ Stars: Cara Delev­ingne, Dane DeHaan, Clive Owen.

◗ Rat­ing: M.

◗ In cin­e­mas: Thurs­day.

Wind River

AN FBI agent teams with a town’s veteran game tracker to in­ves­ti­gate a mur­der that oc­curred on a Na­tive Amer­i­can reser­va­tion in a strong di­rec­to­rial de­but by Tay­lor Sheri­dan. This is a well-crafted film built on a solid plot and di­a­logue.

◗ Stars: El­iz­a­beth Olsen, Jeremy Ren­ner, Jon Bern­thal.

◗ Rat­ing: MA 15+

◗ In cin­e­mas: Thurs­day.

An In­con­ve­nient Se­quel: Truth to Power

A DECADE after An In­con­ve­nient Truth brought cli­mate change into the heart of pop­u­lar cul­ture, the fol­low-up shows just how close we are to a real en­ergy revo­lu­tion. For­mer US vice president Al Gore con­tin­ues his fight in this per­sua­sive new film.

◗ Stars: Al Gore, Barack Obama.

◗ Rat­ing: PG

◗ In cin­e­mas: Thurs­day.

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