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Inside Out Pixar's latest family entertainment is one of the studio's smartest and most moving entries yet. Five color-coded emotions help steer the reactions of an 11-year-old girl named Riley. When Riley's family moves across the country, Riley's emotions struggle to cope. ****

Minions The adorable breakout characters of the "Despicable Me" series get their own movie. And the yellow goofballs are great; the movie around them is OK.**1/2

Shaun the Sheep Movie Aardman Animation's charming hero gets his own movie, as Shaun and his sheep friends find themselves lost in the big city.

War Room A Christian film in which a dysfunctional family gets help from an older, wiser woman.


Ant-Man Marvel Studios' twelfth movie is one of its silliest and best, a mostly standalone adventure in which Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas use a shrinking technology to save the world. LLL 1/2

Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos

Animated film from Mexico about a chicken who must become a hero.

Jimmy's Hall Ken Loach-directed drama about an Irish activist trying to reopen a dance hall during an economic depression.

Jurassic World In the fourth installment in the "Jurassic Park" series, the dino theme park has been operational for 10 years. To boost declining attendance, the park creates a new dinosaur, one bigger and meaner than any other. Turns out this was a bad idea. ***

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. The film has the same premise as the 1960s TV series: At the height of the Cold War, CIA agent Solo (Henry Cavill) and KGB agent Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) must team up against a mysterious organization trying to destabilize America-Russia relations.***

Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation The fifth entry in the series is one of the best yet, a zippy, unexpectedly hilarious action movie with great stunts, cool gadgets and a 53-year-old movie star who's showing no signs of wear.*** 1/2

Pixels This Adam Sandler movie is lazy, stupid and unfunny. Sandler plays a guy trying to save the world from alien invaders in the form of '80s video game creations.*

Ricki and the Flash A musician (Meryl Streep) tries to reunite with her estranged family in this dramedy directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Diablo Cody.

The Transporter Refueled In this reboot, the intermittently amusing "Transporter" series loses a Jason Statham but gains an ... Ed Skrein?

Walking With the Enemy Ben Kingsley stars in this WWII drama about a young man who poses as a Nazi officer in order to find his displaced family.


American Ultra This fast-paced action comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart benefits from a sweetheart of a love story.***

Best of Enemies A fast-paced and fun doc about the series of televised debates in 1968 between conservative William F. Buckley and liberal Gore Vidal. ***

Diary of a Teenage Girl Acclaimed indie dramedy about a 15-year-old girl discovering sex and drugs in 1970s San Francisco. Newcomer Bel Powley is joined by Alexander Skarsgard, Kristen Wiig and Christopher Meloni. The Gift Joel Edgerton wrote, directed and stars in this chiller about a couple (Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall) whose lives are thrown into chaos when the husband's old friend reveals a secret.***

Hitman: Agent 47 The only thing more exciting than a video game movie? The sequel to a video game movie.

Mistress America Noah Baumbach's charming screwball comedy stars Greta Gerwig and Lola Kirke as soon-to-be stepsisters struggling through life in the city.***

No Escape In this thriller, an American family living in an unnamed country in southeast Asia must fight for their lives when a coup breaks out. Owen Wilson, Lake Bell and Pierce Brosnan star.

Sinister 2 The nasty little horror franchise loses an Ethan Hawke but retains a James Ransone (Ziggy Sobotka!) and gains a Shannyn Sossamon.

Southpaw The unruly but sometimes powerful "Southpaw" is a bloody mash of prestige film aspiration and action movie machismo. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, with cinematography by Omahan Mauro Fiore. LL 1/2

Straight Outta Compton The first half of this biopic of the rap group N.W.A is exhilarating. The second half is a bit of a chore.** 1/2

Trainwreck Comedian Amy Schumer wrote and stars in this raunchy rom-com about a monogamy-phobic woman who has to re-evaluate her stance when she meets Mr. Right (Bill Hader). Judd Apatow directs.LLL

Vacation Sequel/reboot of the "National Lampoon's Vacation" series. This time Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) takes his own family on a trip to Walley World.**

A Walk in the Woods Robert Redford is Bill Bryson, and Nick Nolte is his buddy. The two hike the Appalachian Trail.

We Are Your Friends Great music, high style and a likable Zac Efron make this DJ drama a lot of fun. ***


Bhale Bhale Magadivoi An Indian romantic comedy.

Welcome Back An Indian action comedy and sequel to the 2007 film "Welcome."

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