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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.

Passengers

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are two passengers onboard a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destinatio