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Christopher Nolan's taut, effective war epic sprawls in scope but not length, focusing on the concept of heroism rather than just individual heroes.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

The first "Kingsman" movie was a dashing send-up of the spy genre, but the sequel goes limp whenever the action scenes stop.

Despicable Me 3

It's still a good time for kids, but parents will probably want to sneak to the next room to stream "Game of Thrones" or whatnot.

Crown Heights

File "Crown Heights" under the best films of the year you probably didn't see. Lakeith Stanfield shines in this true story of justice denied.

Wind River

A half-step down from a masterpiece, this gripping neo-Western explores the themes of alienation and degradation.

Brigsby Bear

A weird, wonderful flick that is as emotionally engaging as it is hard to describe.

The Dark Tower

Savaged by critics and ignored by audiences, "The Dark Tower" is actually a bold, intriguing mix of cinematic ingredients.

War for the Planet of the Apes

"War for the Planet of the Apes" is the rare summer blockbuster that is smart and contemplative, bringing the revived franchise to a satisfying close.