6 things to watch, listen to, play, and read this weekend

“Steven Soderbergh’s movies are a testament to his love of a good crime caper. From the Ocean’s films on through to Logan Lucky, the director’s fondness for a well-executed plan—or just an executed plan, really, no skill required—shines through. The only thing he might love more is an unreliable narrator, which allows…

The Chinese crime comedy Have A Nice Day blurs the line between comics and animation

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To comics fans, the drawing style of the Chinese independent animator Liu Jian should look familiar. His meticulous linework, muted solid colors, and interplay of simple features and crisp details brings to mind Adrian Tomine and an assortment of other like-minded graphic novelists and alternative cartoonists. There’s…

Neeson is the reason for the season: 19 movies coming this January

So many movies, so little time. Every week brings a new crop of them, opening in multiplexes and arthouse theaters across the nation, and arriving in increasingly high volumes on streaming platforms like Netflix. How’s a voracious moviegoer to keep up? That’s where The A.V. Club comes in. The first week of every…