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Screenshot: KIMI/HBO Max Steven Soderbergh is even worse at retiring than Hayao Miyazaki . Despite his stated intent to stop making films and try his hand at painting way back in 2013 (when he said “movies don’t matter anymore” ) he’s about to drop his third film in two years (after Let Them All Talk and No Sudden Move ), direct to HBO Max. KIMI (Feb. 10) is a Rear Window for the pandemic era starring Zoe Kravitz as a woman who works as a voice recognition specialist for a big tech company that is definitely not a stand-in for Amazon that makes an always-on smart speaker that is definitely not an Alexa. Reviewing snippets of audio files picked up in customers’ homes, she overhears what sounds an awful lot like a violent crime, but when she approaches her superiors with the information, they’d rather she look the other way—then start to question her sanity when she presses the issue. You’d be forgiven for confusing the setup with recent fare like The Girl on the Train and The Woman in the Window and The Woman in the House Across the Street From the Girl in the Window , but at least Soderbergh (working from a screenplay by Panic Room ’s David Keopp) can always be counted on for delivering some efficient, inventively filmed thrills. In addition the the second season premiere of Ridley Scott’s underrated sci-fi drama Raised by Wolves (Feb. 3), highlights for the month include the streaming […]