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Pick of the Week

The Neon Demon

Cinema's bad boy, Nicolas Winding Refn, strikes again

New This Week

De Palma

Director Brian De Palma reveals tales and insights from his career


Cannes Palme d'Or winner about Tamil refugees in France

Free State of Jones

Matthew McConaughey stars in pic about little-known Civil War event

Independence Day: Resurgence

20 years later: What new tricks have the aliens and earthlings learned?

The Shallows

Blake Lively is trapped by a shark on her own bikini island

Udta Punjab

Bollywood crime drama about the growing scourge of substance abuse

The Witness

Documentary reveals new facts about the Kitty Genovese murder

First-Run Movies

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Although it has visual panache, this new story is lifeless

Barbershop: The Next Cut

Cutting hair and cutting up

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Overwrought take on DC Comics’ two most popular characters

The Boss

This Melissa McCarthy comedy is funny, but should be even funnier

Captain America: Civil War

It's a Marvel Universe, and we all just live in it

Central Intelligence

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart make for passable action buddies

The Conjuring 2

Semi-retired ghost hunters make a comeback in the second installment of James Wan's spooky series

Dark Horse

True horse saga beguiles with its simplicity and purity of heart

The Darkness

Supernatural horror film from the Blumhouse scare factory

Despicable Me 2

Gru exchanges supervillainy for domesticity in this sequel, although the Minions are still the animated film's best selling point.


Ace ensemble cast enacts the real-life story of a doomed climbing expedition

Eye in the Sky

Helen Mirren is a British colonel engaged in modern drone warfare

Finding Dory

If only Dory had ruby slippers, she could click her heels and be home


Editor Maxwell Perkins and author Thomas Wolfe collaborate in biopic

God's Not Dead 2

A sequel? The deity doth protest too much, methinks.

Green Room

Punks and Nazi skinheads meet in this tense yet lovely kick in the teeth


Jim Parsons and Rihanna pleasingly voice cartoon characters

The Huntsman: Winter's War

Modernized fairy tale is a wan follow-up

It Follows

A killer force is spread through sex, and it's all very creepy and evocative

The Jungle Book

"Forget about your worries and your strife …"


A refreshingly silly, unabashed mix of humor, violence, and cuteness

Kung Fu Panda 3

Now a kung-fu master, the panda is no longer a grasshopper

The Lobster

The Dogtooth director is back with another fractured parable

Love & Friendship

What took Whit Stillman and Jane Austen so long to find each other?

Maggie's Plan

Greta Gerwig delights in this NYC-set screwball romantic comedy

The Man Who Knew Infinity

Mathematics prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan is the subject of this biopic

Me Before You

A paraplegic and his quirky caregiver form a bond in this British romance

The Meddler

A terrific vehicle for Susan Sarandon as a meddlesome mom

Miracles From Heaven

This Christian-centric film wears its faith on its sleeve

Money Monster

George Clooney plays a cable-TV guru taken hostage by an irate viewer

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

This unasked-for sequel goes down like an overdose of baklava

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Seth Rogen learns that girls just want to have fun

The Nice Guys

Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe pair for laughs in this detective caper

Now You See Me 2

Now you can't un-see the second installment of Jon M. Chu's magical trilogy

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Comedy collective The Lonely Island writes, directs, and stars in music biz comedy

Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

The epic story of three kids inspired by Spielberg's adventure tale

Ratchet & Clank

This animated video-game spin-off fails on every level

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Green sewer-dwellers battle purple ooze. Big, dumb fun


No fun storming the castle in this lousy adaptation of the hit video game


An eye-popping, jaw-dropping doc about sext-happy ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner

X-Men: Apocalypse

Another bloated spectacle that serves neither the fans nor the story


These animated Disney critters are fun, topical, and inclusive

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