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Pick of the Week

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Bold coming-of-age story is told from the girl's POV

New This Week

Digging for Fire

Joe Swanberg's latest adds some flourish to his usual marital themes

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

Animated film is based on Gibran's iconic book of prose poems

Mistress America

Greta Gerwig borrows from Holly Golightly in Noah Baumbach's new comedy


Hindi political thriller

Turbo Kid

This irreverent throwback is a loving homage to kids' adventure pictures

Uppi 2

Kannada psychological thriller

War Room

Christian melodrama likens prayer to war against the devil

We Are Your Friends

A wan Saturday Night Fever wannabe about four millennials

First-Run Movies

American Ultra

This stoner action rom-com stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart


Doc about the life of Amy Winehouse is revelatory, amusing, and deeply devastating


The Marvel Universe expands to include comedy

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Moviegoers Assemble!

Baahubali: The Beginning

This first part of a planned two-part epic is showing in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Hindi drama

Best of Enemies

The 1968 debates between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal are legend

Brothers: Blood Against Blood

Bollywood remake of 2011's underrated boxing saga Warrior


Hindi thriller based on Malayalam original

The End of the Tour

Fictional but satisfying portrayal of a David Foster Wallace interview by a Rolling Stone reporter

Fantastic Four

Marvel not at this Fox flop

The Gallows

Another found-footage horror film that's best left unfound

The Gift

Joel Edgerton moves to the director's chair for this white-knuckle suspenser

Hitman: Agent 47

A great old video game is back for a lackluster film reboot

I'll See You in My Dreams

Blythe Danner is exquisite as a 70-year-old widow entering the dating fray

Inside Out

Audacity is matched by artistry in the latest Pixar crowd-pleaser

Irrational Man

Joaquin Phoenix plots the perfect crime in Woody Allen's new charmer

Jurassic World

Bigger isn’t necessarily better

Listen to Me Marlon

Marlon Brando, in his own words, is nothing short of transcendent

The Love Affair

Filipino romantic drama.

Mad Max: Fury Road

Glorious action cinema abounds on Fury Road

Magic Mike XXL

The boys are back in town

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Napoleon Solo and and Illya Kuryakin don't transition well to the present


After sufferiong trauma in Afghanistan, a heroic dog is sent stateside

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

This indie hit is sweet and funny


The Minions have moved from background work to starring in their own animated movie

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Just accept the mission and pass the popcorn

Mr. Holmes

Ian McKellen plays Sherlock Holmes at 93, as his memory begins to fail

No Escape

Owen Wilson heads an American family swept up in a Southeast Asian coup

Paper Towns

Paper-thin teen tale is based on a John Green YA novel


This submarine thriller stars Ed Harris as the Russian ship's commander and David Duchovny as the head of a rogue KGB group.

Pitch Perfect 2

Lightning may not be rebottled the second time around, but it's still a toe-tapping good time


Ever wish you could pixelate Adam Sandler?


Kannada-language mystery thriller

Ricki and the Flash

Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme, Diablo Cody combine talents, but where's the magic?

San Andreas

This is how the world ends, not with a bang, but with a guffaw

Shaun the Sheep Movie

The latest from Aardman Animations is one baaaaaadass movie

Sinister 2

Round 2 for this supernatural horror franchise


This boxer's story is familiar, but Jake Gyllenhaal is all new


The Paul Feig/Melissa McCarthy comedy onslaught continues with a Bond parody


Telugu action film

Straight Outta Compton

Picture about origins of rap group NWA shows off their snarly cool

Terminator: Genisys

The Governator is back


Seeming more like a calculation than a flight of fancy, this adventure tale has both hits and misses


Amy Schumer adds an X chromosome to Judd Apatow's usual raunchfest

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

With this new entry, the series officially marks a transition from relatively harmless Victorian-minded trash to something flatly pernicious.


Rude and crude; make other vacation plans

Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga (VSOP)

Tamil romantic comedy.

The Vatican Tapes

Pray for us; it's exorcism time again

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