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M. Night Shyamalan

New films bring harrowing drama, amiable humor or incoherent posturing

Also hope for the future with some teenage scientists in a world-class competition

Just in time for Trump, The Founder, thoughts on feminism, 20th Century Women, and M. Night’s rebound, Split

Also a fanciful take on a poet’s political perils, Neruda, and a late-arriving Studio Ghibli animation, Ocean Waves

M. Night’s unremarkable Visit, Marlon Brando’s own story and shaky justice in an Indian Court

It’s a slow week at the movies but it’s brought two very good ones: Court and Listen to Me Marlon

Easy A, The Town, Alpha and Omega, Cole, Devil, The Virginity Hit, plus Tati, the genius

Two teen comedies arrive on the same weekend. Emma Stone stars in Easy A, the better one (by far). (Read more)