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Little Men

Friendships are tested in this bittersweet coming-of-age tale

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Game of Aces

World War I thriller gets lost in the desert

Klown Forever

Danish comedy duo head to Hollywood

The Light Between Oceans

Gorgeous period melodrama fails to connect

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Werner Herzog goes down the internet rabbit hole

Morgan

An AI experiment goes wrong in this forgettable genre exercise

The 9th Life of Louis Drax

A doctor unravels the mystery of a child in a coma

No Manches Frida

A thief becomes a substitute teacher to get his loot

Nuts!

Stranger-than-fiction doc about an eccentric doctor

A Tale of Love and Darkness

Natalie Portman adapts Amos Oz's acclaimed memoir

Uncle Kent 2

Meta-sequel to the Joe Swanberg film

Yoga Hosers

Two teenagers battle an army of small sausages

First-Run Movies

Anthropoid

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

Ben-Hur

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

The BFG

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

Don't Breathe

Home-invasion thriller is more methodical than innovative

Don't Think Twice

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

Equity

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

Everest

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”

Ghostbusters

Controversy aside, this reboot fails to hit the mark

Greater

The saga of a college football underdog

Hands of Stone

Robert De Niro returns to the ring in this Roberto Durán biopic

Hell or High Water

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

Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

Another distorted salvo from Dinesh D’Souza

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

Indignation

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

The Infiltrator

Bryan Cranston takes on a drug cartel in this ho-hum thriller

Jason Bourne

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

The Jungle Book

"Forget about your worries and your strife …"

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

Animated Japanese adventure fantasy is dubbed into English

Kubo and the Two Strings

Sublime animated movie is disguised as kids' fare

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

Mechanic: Resurrection

Jason Statham returns as the beleaguered assassin

Nerve

An online game of "Truth or Dare" turns dangerous

Now You See Me 2

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

The People vs. Fritz Bauer

The hunt for Adolf Eichmann

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

Richard Linklater: dream is destiny

Doc on local filmmaker is a thoughtful portrait

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

Southside With You

When Barack met Michelle

Space Dogs Adventure to the Moon

Canine astronauts venture to the moon

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

War Dogs

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

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