The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29

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A children’s classic is back in theaters, along with six other films opening locally. 

The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd shares his take on this week’s new releases: 

The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29


Dumbo — There’s nary a mote of faerie dust in this un-magical live action adaptation of the animated 1941 classic. Too much CBI and humans, not enough animal heart.

The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29

The Aftermath — Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke and Alexander Skarsgård star in a post-WWII love triangle set in Germany. Beautifully acted and so sad you’ll never want to love again.

The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29

Hotel Mumbai — This harrowing recreation of the 2008 terrorist attacks stars Dev Patel as a hotel staffer trying bravely to save the lives of his guests. With Armie Hammer.

The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29

The Hummingbird Project — Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgård are a couple of young players in the high-frequency stock trading game who go up against their old boss (Salma Hayek).

The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29

The Beach Bum — Matthew McConaughey plays Moondog, a freewheeling stoner and wannabe writer in the latest from skeevy auteur Harmony Korine. With Snoop Dogg and Isla Fisher.

The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29

The Mustang — Matthias Schoenaerts plays a prison inmate who finds one last shot at redemption through the training of wild horses.

The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29

Unplanned — This faith-based drama looks at the true story of a Planned Parenthood director who changed her mind about abortion and joined the pro-life movement.

The Film Yap reviews “Dumbo” and other releases for March 29

Aquaman — Jason Momoa can’t act his way out of a paper bag, but this giddy Flash-Gordon-meets-the-briny-deep superhero flick is undeniably fun. Stream It.

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