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Movie openings and events coming soon to Boston

The film week ahead in and around Boston.

MOVIES

In ‘Clemency,’ facing what it is to put a man to death

A remarkable drama from writer-director Chinonye Chukwu, about a prison warden losing her bearings after an execution by lethal injection gets botched.

MOVIES

Robert Downey Jr., in ‘Dolittle,’ talks the talk animal-wise, without walking the walk movie-wise

A clattery, splattery mess of a family movie, suitable for the youngest audiences only.

MOVIE REVIEW

In ‘Les Misérables’: trapped on the outskirts of Paris — and the outskirts of French society

Ladj Ly’s debut feature (an Oscar nominee this year for best international film) is a document of social crisis disguised as a white-knuckle cop movie.

In Focus: Viva Varda! Agnès encore!

At the Brattle, “Varda by Agnès” is a master class on the late director’s cinema philosophy, aesthetics, and strategies.

Analysis | Ty Burr

Oscars celebrate the Hollywood boys’ club

It’s a man’s, man’s, man’s world, according to the Oscars.

Instant Analysis | Ty Burr

‘Joker’ scores big, Greta Gerwig gets snubbed, and other takeaways from the Oscar nominations

The Academy is upholding this awards season’s shameful shut-out of women directors, although Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” was nominated for six Oscars, including best picture.

The full list of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards

Who got the nod? Who was snubbed? Here's the full list of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards: