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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 [Read entire story]

Which movies to watch this weekend, Aug. 12

Sarah Gadon plays the neurotic young woman he meets, and she’s terrific. The best Internet thriller yet, this is the exciting, fast-paced story of a fictional computer game that dares people to do excessive and [Read entire story]

Which movies to see this weekend, July 8

Though this film doesn’t quite have the emotional depth of other Steven Spielberg movies, this adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1982 novel about a little girl who becomes friends with a big, friendly giant is one of the [Read entire story]

Which movies to watch this weekend, June 10

Greta Gerwig is brilliant in this odd and well-written romantic comedy, from director Rebecca Miller, about a woman who meddles in the lives of others. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone wrote and star in [Read entire story]

Worth Seeing: Which movies to see this weekend, May 13

Juliette Binoche is remarkable and Lou de Laage is pretty brilliant, too, in this story of the mother and fiancee of a newly dead man, meeting at a Sicilian villa. The young women doesn’t know he’s dead, and the [Read entire story]

Which movies to see this weekend, March 4

The Comedy Club: David Schendel’s documentary uses the story of Cobb’s Comedy Club as an entry point for documenting the exciting comedy scene in 1980s San Francisco. Many of the famous comedians launched during [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, Jan. 8

Christian Bale and Steve Carell are superb as hedge fund managers too sane and too eccentric not to admit the truth when they see it. Occasionally corny in its treatment, the film tells a terrific story, with Will Smith [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, Jan. 1

Christian Bale and Steve Carell are superb as hedge fund managers too sane and too eccentric not to admit the truth when they see it. Rated R. 130 minutes. The latest from Steven Spielberg is a sure, solid ride, with [Read entire story]

Which movies to see this weekend, Dec. 18

Star Wars: The best “Star Wars” sequels yet features a return of the original cast, with Harrison Ford delightful as a grumpy-as-ever Han Solo. The movie is brisk, with a riveting story, lots of surprises and [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, June 19

Jurassic World This is a superior monster movie that matches the pace and style of a 1990s sci-fi thriller with a witty script that deals with modern concerns, such as the influence of mad scientists and military [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, June 12

The HBO series gets the big-screen treatment in this shallow but entertaining glimpse of life in Hollywood, with Adrian Grenier as a movie star, Jeremy Piven as his friend and studio head, and three other guys along for [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, June 5: ‘Connection, ‘San Andreas’

The Connection Jean Dujardin is terrific in this fact-based story about Pierre Michel, an aggressive police magistrate in Marseilles who went after drug trafficking in the 1970s. San Andreas The movie promises great [Read entire story]