Movie guide: Capsule listings

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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.

(Critics' Choices capsule reviews are by Kenneth Turan (K.Tu.), Justin Chang (J.C.) and other reviewers. Openings compiled by Kevin Crust.)


"Along for the Ride" -- Documentary on Dennis Hopper. Directed by Nick Ebeling.

"Arthur Miller: Writer" -- Director Rebecca Miller profiles her father, one of the greats of American playwriting, in this documentary.

"Big Sonia" -- Documentary on an 89-year-old Holocaust survivor. Co-directed by Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday.


"Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story" -- Documentary on the Austrian immigrant, whose technological innovations were overshadowed by her glamorous acting career. Directed by Alexandra Dean.

"Bullet Head" -- Crime drama with Antonio Banderas, Adrien Brody, John Malkovich. Written and directed by Paul Solet.

"Company Town" -- Documentary on Crossett, Ark. (pop., 5,500), and its battle with the Koch brothers-owned Georgia-Pacific paper and chemical plant and the town's high rate of cancer and illness. Featuring pastor David Bouie. Directed by Natalie Kottke-Masocco, Erica Sardarian.

"The Doll Horror" -- With Valeria Lukyanova. Written and directed by Susannah O'Brien.


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