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Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies'
Close encounters of the critical kind
Neil deGrasse Tyson hates scientific inaccuracies in film, so he put together a two-and-a-half hour PowerPoint presentation on the subject and took it on tour. Angela Harmon reviews.
'Captain Fantastic,' directed by Matt Ross
Long hair, don't care
Viggo Mortenson is the patriarch of a back-to-nature family forced to return to the world of modern conveniences. It's not a smooth transition.
'The Lobster,' by writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos
Love in the time of The Lobster
'The Lobster's' central question sounds hypothetical: If you were turned into an animal because you couldn't find love, what animal would you be? In Yorgos Lanthimos' film, the answer can change your life.
'The Witch' by Robert Eggers
A special kind of dread
Instead of jump scares, the increasing sense of dread in The Witch arises from the uncertainty of how people are going to behave.