X-Men: Apocalypse

"X-Men: Apocalypse" delivers another nail in the coffin for the godfather franchise of modern superhero cinema.
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The Nice Guys

"The Nice Guys" is a wall-to-wall-funny action-comedy, a great refinement of director/writer Shane Black's style and one of this summer's best.

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Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

A sequel that fails to live up to its predecessor due to a rehashed formula that the audience already knows because they saw it in the original.
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The Angry Birds Movie

Movies fail for all kinds of reasons. The one I can't abide is sheer, brute laziness.

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The Meddler

A wonderful character study showcasing Susan Sarandon with a lot of heart and a little wisdom, too.
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Louder Than Bombs

An interesting film that delicately explores how the untimely death of a loved one can change an entire family dynamic.


Money Monster

More of a hostage thriller than an exposé of Wall Street, "Money Monster" is full of good performances but light on real-world implications.
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The Man Who Knew Infinity

An engaging portrait of an unknown genius, "The Man Who Knew Infinity" wisely focuses on the relationships rather than the math.