• A Hijacking

In this week’s issue Ben Sachs gives four stars to Pedro Almodovar’s latest, I’m So Excited, and Drew Hunt has a three-star review of Julian Roman Polsler’s philosophical fantasy The Wall. You’ll also want to check out A Hijacking, a first-rate thriller about a Danish shipping vessel overtaken by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. And we’ve got new reviews of Despicable Me 2, a sequel to the 2010 children’s animation; The Hellbenders, a 1967 spaghetti western by Sergio Corbucci (Django, Navajo Joe); Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, a comedy concert shot at a sold-out Madison Square Garden; The Lone Ranger, with Armie Hammer as the masked man and Johnny Depp as Tonto; Midnight’s Children, which marks the screenwriting debut of novelist Salman Rushdie; and The Way Way Back, a coming-of-age comedy with Steve Carell, Toni Colette, Allison Janney, Sam Rockwell, and some kid.