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Pick of the Week

Kubo and the Two Strings

Sublime animated movie is disguised as kids' fare

New This Week

Babu Bangaram

Telugu action comedy


We're (unfortunately) off to the chariot races again


High-wire drama about women working on Wall St. is also made by women

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

Animated Japanese adventure fantasy is dubbed into English

Mohenjo Daro

Hindi romance


Hindi thriller

War Dogs

Jonah Hill and Miles Teller star in this true tale about gun smuggling

First-Run Movies

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Although it has visual panache, this new story is lifeless

The Angry Birds Movie

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a game! It's a movie!


True story of the plot to kill the architect of the Nazis' Final Solution

Bad Moms

Women can be comically raunchy and ill-behaved, too


Steven Spielberg tackles Roald Dahl’s 1982 children's book

Blood Simple

Café Society

A lesser Woody Allen film, but not without its pleasures

Captain America: Civil War

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

Captain Fantastic

Viggo Mortensen and family go off the grid

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

Don't Think Twice

In this comedy about comedy, Mike Birbiglia nails what's funny and true


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

Finding Dory

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

Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep plays the doyenne called “the worst singer in the world”


Controversy aside, this reboot fails to hit the mark

Hell or High Water

Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, and Ben Foster shine in West Texas crime film

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Kiwi comedy offers a wealth of belly laughs

Ice Age: Collision Course

Latest entry of the series is overstuffed and meandering

Independence Day: Resurgence

ID:R is probably everything you were expecting and less


Philip Roth's 2008 novel is hauntingly translated to the screen

Jane Eyre

The foggy moors are palpable, the passions less so, but this new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's oft-told story is a handsome addition to the canon.

Jason Bourne

The former CIA op resurfaces in a new era of electronic surveillance

The Jungle Book

"Forget about your worries and your strife …"

The Legend of Tarzan

This new take on Tarzan, with its CGI jungle animals, isn't half bad

Lights Out

Prepare for an onslaught of jump scares

Maggie's Plan

Greta Gerwig delights in this NYC-set screwball romantic comedy

Me Before You

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

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Zac Efron and Adam Devine are a bratty fraternity of two


An online game of "Truth or Dare" turns dangerous

Nine Lives

Kevin Spacey gets trapped inside the body of his family's cat

Now You See Me 2

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

Pete's Dragon

Old Disney musical is remade as a new children's classic

The Purge: Election Year

The third entry in this nasty series adopts a political bent

Sausage Party

An animated film for adults from Seth Rogen and friends

The Secret Life of Pets

Hollywood has the cure for those dog-day afternoons of summer

The Shallows

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

Star Trek Beyond

The Enterprise crew get trapped on a hostile planet

Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad is done in by its own hand

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

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

The Wailing

South Korean movie adeptly blends a variety of genre tropes

X-Men: Apocalypse

Another bloated spectacle that serves neither the fans nor the story

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