Won’t you take us to the bioscope?

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Won’t you take us to the bioscope?

The films opening in our cinemas this week

Critics’ choice

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORYA curiously low-stakes blockbuster, in effect a filmed Wikipedia page. – AO Scott, The NYTimes
It delivers, sometimes in a way that reminds a viewer of this franchise’s roots in classic Saturday matinee adventure serials and sometimes simply as proficient, dutiful, time-passing entertainment. – Ty Burr, Boston GlobePLEASE STAND BYPlease Stand By is thoughtful in how it dramatises the consequences of autism. The movie is a little stiff, though. –David Edelstein, VultureFINDING YOUR FEETComfort food for the young at heart, Richard Loncraine’s movie is as cosy as old slippers and as familiar as the British character actors who populate its London locations. – Jeannette Catsoulis, The NYTimes
Another attempt at a charming working-class English comedy in the vein of The Full Monty, this one unfortunately isn’t very funny. – Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media

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