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Movie guide: Capsule listings

Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.

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Movie review: ‘Us’ is a whip-smart modern horror instant classic

Comedian-turned-filmmaker Jordan Peele earned an Oscar for "Get Out," his debut feature film, so the stakes are high for his follow-up, "Us." Premiering to primed audiences at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, the reviews have been raves for Peele's latest, and it's a pleasure to report they are correct. There's no sophomore slump to be found here, and Peele remains one of the most exciting American filmmakers – in any genre – to come around in a long time.

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Movie review: ‘Sunset’ fails to illuminate

In Laszlo Nemes' 2015 Oscar-winning film "Son of Saul," the Hungarian filmmaker followed a hollow-eyed, bewildered protagonist on a chaotic journey. The audience is plunged into the terrifying world of Auschwitz as a Jewish prisoner attempts to assert a shred of humanity from within a death machine. With his follow-up, "Sunset," Nemes once again follows another hollow-eyed and bewildered individual on a journey into a heart of darkness, but with less context, more plot and unfortunately, greatly diminished returns.

“Last Curtain Call”

"Last Curtain Call" stars Christopher Maleki as an aspiring rock star who is diagnosed with early on-set dementia.