New releases for the weekend of December 2
"The Eagle Huntress"
This visually stirring documentary follows a 13-year-old Kazakh as she trains to become the first female eagle hunter in a 12-generation family tradition. Daisy Ridley narrates.
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A tale told in three acts of a young African-American man's life, this is a moving and deeply human look at life and love. One of the year's best and so relevant now. (4 stars)
"Sicario" director Denis Villeneuve delivers a thinking woman's sci-fi movie that combines heady themes with a sense of wonder. Amy Adams stars. (3 ½ stars)
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Walt Disney Animation's latest female protagonist stars in a Polynesian tale of a teenager (voiced by Auli'i Cravalho) on a mission to save her people. It also features songs from "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.