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Samsung celebrates the Premiere of "Suicide Squad" at on July 28, 2016 in New York, New York.

Movie Review: ‘Suicide Squad’

But the movie, while not suicidal, is not good either.


NANTUCKET, MA - JUNE 23:  Director Heidi Ewing speaks at Q&A for the screening of 'NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU' during the 2016 Nantucket Film Festival Day 2 on June 23, 2016 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for 2016 Nantucket Film Festival)

Movie Review: Norman Lear: Just Another Version Of You

Some might come into the film wondering why the subject deserves all this attention, but the film makes its case: what’s being celebrated here is somebody who absolutely pushed the boundaries of television and changed our culture for the better.


MADRID, SPAIN - JULY 13:  Actor Matt Damon attends "Jason Bourne" photocall at Villamagna Hotel on July 13, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Jason Bourne’

As sequels go, Jason Bourne may not feel necessary, but it’s absorbing nonetheless.


NEW YORK - MAY 19:  Fans wait in line to buy remaining tickets to popular movies including "The Da Vinci Code" May 19, 2006 at the AMC Theaters on 42nd Street in New York City. Worldwide protests and bans on the film resulted from groups opposed to the depiction of religious organizations and factual misrepresentations in the book and movie.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Bad Moms’

The film is not exactly nuanced and is underwritten enough to be uneven, but at least it has a specific, audience-friendly agenda and is fitfully amusing.


LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: (L-R) Actress Kathryn Hahn, producers Shivani Rawat and Lynette Howell, actors Viggo Mortensen, Annalise Basso, Shree Crooks, writer/director Matt Ross, actresses Samantha Isler and Missi Pyle and producer Jamie Patricof attend the premiere of Bleecker Street Media's 'Captain Fantastic' at Harmony Gold on June 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Captain Fantastic’

The title makes it sounds like a comic book-inspired superhero thriller. It’s not. In fact, it’s anything but.


NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18:  Actresses Jennifer Saunders (L) and Joanna Lumley attend the "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie" New York premiere at SVA Theater on July 18, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’

Ab Fab is back. And, given the state of the world of late and our collective need for a few laughs, not a moment too soon.


LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 12:  Chris Pine arrives for the UK premiere of "Star Trek Beyond" at Empire Leicester Square on July 12, 2016 in London, UK.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Star Trek Beyond’

‘Star Trek Beyond, ‘ the third installment in the most recent rebooted series, is very much on the pedestrian side.


(From L) US director Woody Allen, US actress Kristen Stewart and US actor Jesse Eisenberg pose as they arrive on May 11, 2016 for the screening of the film "Cafe Society" during the opening ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI        (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Café Society’

‘Café Society’ is essentially a romcom. But there’s an existential sadness underlying the plot that gives the film a legitimate distinctiveness.


(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

Movie Review: ‘Ghostbusters’

Thirty years later, it arrives, a reimagined ‘Ghostbusters’ for a new generation.


NANTUCKET, MA - JUNE 22:  Owen Suskind, Journalist Ron Suskind and Cornelia Suskind Speak at Q&A for the screening of "Life, Animated" during the 2016 Nantucket Film Festival Day 1 on June 22, 2016 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for 2016 Nantucket Film Festival)

Movie Review: ‘Life, Animated’

Life, Animated is an emotionally engaging and richly rewarding documentary about the coming-of-age of an autistic child and the way that his passion for Disney cartoons unlocks the key to his language skills.


(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Universal)

Movie Review: ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

It’s a peek behind the curtain into the world of domestic dogs and cats and birds, oh, my, in the animated comedy ‘The Secret Life of Pets.’


LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 14:  (L-R) Actors Adam DeVine, Anna Kendrick and Zac Efron of 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' speak onstage during CinemaCon 2016 as 20th Century Fox Invites You to a Special Presentation Highlighting Its Future Release Schedule at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 14, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon)

Movie Review: ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’

Do I find Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates eruptively funny? I do.


LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Naomie Harris arrives for the UK Gala of 'Our Kind Of Traitor' at The Curzon Mayfair on May 5, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Our Kind Of Traitor’

Our Kind of Traitor centers on an ordinary man in extraordinary circumstances.


HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 21:  (L-R) Director Steven Spielberg, actress Ruby Barnhill and actor Mark Rylance arrive on the red carpet for the US premiere of Disney's "The BFG," directed and produced by Steven Spielberg. A giant sized crowd lined the streets of Hollywood Boulevard to see stars arrive at the El Capitan Theatre. "The BFG" opens in U.S. theaters on July 1, 2016, the year that marks the 100th anniversary of Dahl's birth, at the El Capitan Theatre on June 21, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Movie Review: ‘The BFG’

If Spielbergian isn’t already an official cinematic adjective, it ought to be.


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Movie Review: ‘The Legend of Tarzan’

The Legend of Tarzan is a jungle adventure you’ll politely appreciate without going particularly ape.


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