New movies include Claire Foy starring in ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’


  • Claire Foy takes over as Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.” Photo: Columbia Pictures

    Claire Foy takes over as Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.”

    Claire Foy takes over as Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.”


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Claire Foy takes over as Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.”

Claire Foy takes over as Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.”



Photo: Columbia Pictures


Bodied: A comedy-drama set in the hip-hop subculture of battle rap, competitions featuring bragging and insults. It stars Calum Worthy and was directed by Joseph Kahn.

The Grinch: A new animated feature based on the perennial holiday favorite by Dr. Seuss about a creature who hates Christmas. With the voices of Angela Lansbury, Benedict Cumberbatch and Rashida Jones.


Fail State: A documentary by Alexander Shebanow about the rise of for-profit colleges in America.

The Great Buster: A Celebration: Veteran director Peter Bogdanovich salutes the genius of filmmaker and comedian Buster Keaton. The movie offers restored archival footage of Keaton’s work, plus interviews with the likes of Mel Brooks, Werner Herzog, Dick Van Dyke and Quentin Tarantino.

In a Relationship: Emma Roberts and Michael Angarano play a young L.A. couple in this romantic comedy addressing many contemporary relationship issues.


Maria by Callas: The life and work of the Greek American opera diva are recounted in this documentary by Tom Volf, which includes excerpts from Callas’ journal, audio recordings, home movies and news footage.

Monrovia, Indiana: This documentary from the esteemed Frederick Wiseman is a portrait of small-town America today.

Outlaw King: Action drama starring Chris Pine as the 14th century Scottish leader Robert the Bruce, who drives off a much larger British army.

Overlord: A mixture of horror and action, this fantasy set during World War II concerns two American soldiers behind enemy lines who encounter the murderous results of Nazi experiments.

A Private War: Biographical drama about American journalist Marie Colvin, who covered conflicts in many parts of the world and was eventually killed in Syria. She is portrayed by Rosamund Pike.

The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A thriller based on the fourth novel in the Millennium series featuring the character Lisbeth Salander, this time portrayed by Claire Foy. The story involves cybercrime and government corruption.

— Walter Addiego


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