This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chris Pratt in a scene from, “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”

Review: New 'Jurassic' blockbuster may be the greatest of all 

Spanish horror director brings fresh chills and creative flair to the formula.

What to expect in 'Creed II'

June 21
Michael B. Jordan and Tessa Thompson, shown in 2015’s “Creed,” will be back for “Creed II,” coming in November.
New trailer offers a first look at the much anticipated installment in the "Rocky" franchise.

Beguiling film 'Summer 1993' takes a child's eye view of some very adult issues

June 21
Laia Artigas, right, as 6-year-old Frida, with Paula Robles as new sister Anna in “Summer 1993.”
Two young actors give beguiling performances in a Spanish film that deals tenderly with life-and-death issues.
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June 22

Movies opening June 29

Movies opening FridayDamsel (R) In the Old West, an affluent pioneer (Robert Pattinson) ventures across the frontier to marry his love, Penelope (Mia Wasikowska).…
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June 21
Paul Rudd in “The Catcher Was a Spy.”

Movie spotlight: "The Catcher Was a Spy"

Catching balls and baddiesMoe Berg was an odd duck. The man who played 15 seasons for a handful of major league teams came to be…
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June 18
This image released by Disney Pixar shows the character Helen/Elastigirl, voiced by Holly Hunter, left, and Bob/Mr. Incredible, voiced by Craig T. Nel

Quick quiz: How incredible are you when it comes to Pixar movies?

Over the weekend, "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th-highest film launch overall.
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June 17
Amazon’s deal with Jordan Peele and his company Monkeypaw Productions gives the director a new home.

Peele signs first-look deal with Amazon

Agreement with Oscar winner is step toward catching up to rival Netflix.
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June 17
This image released by Universal Pictures shows a scene from the upcoming "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." (Universal Pictures via AP)

This week's movie openings

Movies opening Friday   Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (PG-13) When the island’s dormant volcano roars to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas…
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June 16
Ronit Elkabetz and Sasson Gabai in the 2007 film “The Band’s Visit.”

After Tony wins, it's a good time to invite 'The Band's Visit' into your home viewing room

Strike up the band Catch up with “The Band’s Visit” (⋆⋆⋆½, on Amazon, iTunes and Vudu), the 2007 film that inspired last Sunday’s Tony…
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June 15

Not just the trolley and the sneakers

"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" filmmaker picks favorite Fred Rogers artifacts.
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June 15
In 1993, Fred Rogers and Francois Scarborough Clemmons re-created a 1969 episode of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

Touching documentary salutes Fred Rogers, the ultimate good 'Neighbor'

Documentary on Mr. Rogers captures the real person — and it's the same as the one on TV.
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June 14
Pixar's "The Incredibles 2."

Overflowing with heart and visual wizardry, 'Incredibles 2' is Pixar at its best 

"Incredibles 2" is an entertaining, well-crafted followup.
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June 14
Milly Shapiro and Toni Collette in "Hereditary."

Latest horror movies are aimed at grown-ups: 'Let's take out all the scares. Would it work as a drama?'

As Hollywood courts older audiences, real-world fears replace formulaic scares.
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June 14
Nick Offerman and Kiersey Clemons in “Hearts Beat Loud.” Gunpowder & Sky

Mini reviews of 'Hearts Beat Loud,' 'Nancy,' 'Superfly' and 'Back to Burgundy'

Hearts Beat Loud ⋆⋆⋆ out of four stars Rated: PG-13 for drug references, brief coarse language Theater: Edina   The theme of longing fulfilled…
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June 14
Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, Annabelle Wallis and Jake Johnson in “Tag.”

'Tag' isn't it if you're looking for some madcap fun

Ensemble cast struggles to breathe life, and laughs, into a weak script.
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June 12
Teens from Communist East Berlin go on a rollicking road trip in “Hot Summer,” showing Thursday at the Heights Theater in Columbia Heights.

Heights Theater lands rare Minnesota screening of feel-good musical from East Germany

1968 film "Hot Summer" is the centerpiece of a rock 'n' roll film fest at the Heights Theater.
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June 9
Mr. McFeeley and Fred Rogers in “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.”

Movies opening June 15

Movies opening Friday Hearts Beat Loud (PG-13) A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo. Incredibles 2 (PG) Mr. Incredible is left…
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June 9
Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft in “Tomb Raider.”

Video review: 'Tomb Raider' is Lara's song

Lara’s song The reboot of “Tomb Raider” (⋆⋆⋆, PG-13) serves as an origin chronicle for Lara Croft, charting her evolution from spunky bicycle courier…
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June 8
Ben Briggs climbs an Alpine ridge known as Diables — French for “devils” — in the documentary “Mountain.”

Mountain climbing documentary is uplifting

A peak experience Viewers who are afraid of heights might want to stay home, but everyone else is likely to find “Mountain’’ (⋆⋆⋆ out…
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June 7
Elle Fanning brings sensitivity and acute intelligence to her portrayal of “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley.

Mini reviews of 'Mary Shelley,' 'American Animals' and 'The Gospel According to André'

Mary Shelley ⋆⋆⋆ out of four stars Rated: PG-13 for sex and substance abuse. Theater: St. Anthony Main.   This is a rarity: a…
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June 7
Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett and Awkwafina in “Ocean’s 8.”

Gender twist aside, 'Ocean's 8' reboot offers nothing new to the franchise 

Attempt to reboot crime caper just shows how tired the formula is.
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June 7
Jeff Goldblum, Zachary Quinto and Jodie Foster in “Hotel Artemis.”

Jodie Foster's 'Hotel Artemis' not worth checking into

Crime thriller's so-so script leaves its talented cast nowhere to go.
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June 7
Milly Shapiro’s atypical looks are used to dramatic effect in “Hereditary.”

Toni Collette's 'Heredity' has scary DNA

Story about a troubled family raises the bar for horror movies.
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