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At the Movies: June 21

“Child’s Play”, “Anna”, “Toy Story 4”


Child’s Play
A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child's Play follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mother who gifts her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature.

R. Horror/Suspense. Directed by Lars Klevberg. 2h.

What the Internet is Saying: “The kills are inventive and dark, with the real moments of toe-curling horror slowly build up to; two in particular don't hold back...” – Screen Rant

Our Take: It’s time to play…again.

Anna
Beneath Anna Poliatova’s striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world’s most feared government assassins.

R. Action. Directed by Luc Besson. 1h 59m.

What the Internet is Saying: “Anna will likely be praised for its propulsive action, its Bourne-esque fight choreography, and its herky-jerky timeline that flashes between past and present...” – Vulture

Our Take: Sasha Luss kills it.

 

Toy Story 4
Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they're worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy.

G. Fantasy/Adventure. Directed by Josh Cooley. 1h 40m.

What the Internet is Saying: “’Toy Story 4’: your favorite animated toy franchise does it again.” – Rolling Stone

Our Take: Would you really miss Woody and the gang’s fourth flick?