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This Oscar-nominated comedy-drama from Germany “crackles with an electricity that’s as strange as it is fascinating,” said The Philadelphia Inquirer. Peter Simonischek plays a father who, in his attempt to reconnect with his adult daughter through humor, shows up at her office in drag. Sandra Hüller co-stars.
Before the Flood
(20th Century Fox, $15)
This is the climate change documentary Leo DiCaprio gave Ivanka Trump in January, and it’s what you’d expect, said The New York Times. DiCaprio “visits melting ice fields, flies over a bleak petroleum landscape, pats an Indonesian elephant, and so on,” all in the vain hope that his celebrity will spur action.
The recent Ray Kroc biopic offers “a fascinating look at ambition,” said the Sioux City Journal. Michael Keaton is eminently watchable as the Midwestern hustler who built the McDonald’s fast-food empire, and he’s neither a hero nor a villain, “just unyielding.” With Linda Cardellini as Joan. ■