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Which movies to watch this weekend, Aug. 11

Baby Driver Edgar Wright’s action movie, starring Ansel Elgort as a talented young getaway driver, is propulsive and fun, full of surprises and delights. The gimmick of a very pervasive soundtrack wears a bit, but this is an entertaining genre movie. Al Gore is back with a compelling update to his 2006 documentary about climate change. The film gives the latest in scientific research while following Gore on his worldwide crusade that includes a decisive visit to Paris during the Paris agreement negotiations. Step This inspiring and entertaining documentary focuses on three young African American members of the step-dancing team at a Baltimore charter school, and their issues at home and in school in the era of Black Lives Matter. Wonder Woman This is a different kind of comic book movie, with a sense of history and purpose, featuring a star-making performance by Gal Gadot in the title role.

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