Your time and money are valuable, so you should invest them in good movies. Here are some films in theaters this week that have been approved by our in-house critics and/or reviewers from elsewhere on the internet.

Anna and the Apocalypse

San Francisco Chronicle says "Yet even if all these disparate genre elements don't always come together, the film exudes a zaniness and breeziness that make it easy to watch. In the end, Anna wants to live her life, and she isn't going to let an inconvenient kerfuffle like a zombie invasion stop her."


Culture critic Chris Vognar writes, "This is one of the best-looking (and best-sounding) movies in recent memory, a movable feast that gives the eye ample room to wander, to explore, to probe visual compositions in which something seems to be happening on every plane."

The Favourite

The Associated Press says that "The Favourite, a wicked blast of nasty fun from Yorgos Lanthimos, gleefully dispenses with the usual decorum of the period drama to free its powerhouse trio of actresses -- Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz -- in a deliciously performed romp through the wigs and corsets of 18th-century British aristocracy."

Ralph Breaks the Internet

"The six years since we last saw Ralph have clearly provided some time to reflect, because Ralph Breaks the Internet is smart, charming and funny while also being pointed, effective and very timely. There's a Fortnite reference and jokes about online makeup tutorials, but these things land with the incredibly tricky balance of making the story feel very "now" while simultaneously not feeling like it will be outdated in six months." -- Read my full review.


The Atlantic says, "Widows is methodical in its imagery and gracefully written; it's also a suspenseful blast, best seen with the biggest, most animated audience possible."

Read Chris Vognar's commentary (with quotes from director Steve McQueen).

Britton Peele contributed to this report.

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