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August 15
Cate Blanchett as the title character in “Where’d You Go, Bernadette.”

Cate Blanchett's intelligence shines in film adaptation of 'Bernadette'

Story of bohemian missing mom focuses on clarity and connection.
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August 9
Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner) and his race car-driving owner Denny (Milo Ventimiglia) go for a ride.

What's a dog's purpose? To justify odd movies like 'Racing in the Rain'

"The Art of Racing in the Rain" relates a tear-jerker of a story from a canine point of view.
August 8
Isabela Moner and Eugenio Derbez in “Dora and the Lost City of Gold.”

There's no treasure to be found in the boring 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold'

Despite our heroine's cheery nature, the live-action trek to "The Lost City of Gold" is painfully dull.
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August 8
“Tel Aviv on Fire”

Mini reviews of 'Honeyland,' 'Tel Aviv on Fire,' 'Them That Follow' and 'Piranhas'

Honeyland ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Not rated: In subtitled Turkish. Theater: St. Anthony Main.   This documentary, which won multiple awards at this…
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August 8
Aldis Hodge, right, is “Brian Banks” while Greg Kinnear plays the lawyer who fought to reverse his conviction.

Guilty until proven innocent: the dramatic tale of 'Brian Banks'

"Brian Banks" is the inspirational tale of a young football star's long road to exoneration.
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August 8
Newsman Mike Wallace in the documentary “Mike Wallace Is Here.”

The story behind what made Mike Wallace tick

In the opening salvo of the documentary “Mike Wallace Is Here,” the iconic TV reporter faces down Fox News blusterer Bill O’Reilly, disputing his journalistic…
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August 8
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, from left, Elisabeth Moss, Tiffany Haddish and Melissa McCarthy in a scene from "The Kitchen." (Al

Review: More blood than laughs in 'The Kitchen,' a new Melissa McCarthy-Tiffany Haddish comedy

Despite Haddish and McCarthy, there's more crime than comedy.
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August 2
Producer Cameron Crowe and David Crosby promoted “David Crosby: Remember My Name” at the Sundance Film Festival.

A rock star's confessions to Cameron Crowe

The filmmaker got David Crosby to bare his soul for the camera.
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August 2
Dwayne Johnson, Idris Elba and Jason Statham in “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.”

Muscle cars and muscled stars drive latest 'Fast & Furious'

Latest film in the series sticks with the franchise's high-powered formula.
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August 1
A restored print of the 1991 documentary “Paris Is Burning” is screening at the Lagoon.

A look back at a benchmark documentary 'Paris Is Burning'

The digitally remastered 1991 drag-scene documentary “Paris Is Burning” (⋆⋆⋆, rated R) shows how far society has come — and how far there’s still left…
August 1
Tye Sheridan and Jeff Goldblum in “The Mountain.” KINO LORBER

Jeff Goldblum's lobotomy drama is a real brain-teaser

The controversial subject and unusual style of "The Mountain" is not for everyone.
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August 1
Asked how it is that he is still alive at 77, David Crosby says, “I have no idea, man.”

Stellar new documentary gives an unvarnished picture of rock star David Crosby

Outstanding documentary paints an unflattering portrait of the rock star.
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July 25
Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Al Pacino in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

Quentin Tarantino's latest is a throwback to 1969 Hollywood

Brad and Leo and Margot and Quentin team up for a throwback to Tinseltown, 1969.
July 25
Jillian Bell, Michaela Watkins, Marc Maron and Jon Bass in the politically barbed comedy “Sword of Trust.”

Satiric 'Sword of Trust' takes a swipe at bigots

Hustlers set out to sell gullible white supremacists "proof" that the South won the Civil War.
July 25
“Sea of Shadows” won the Sundance audience award for world documentary.

Ocean documentary 'Sea of Shadows' is a real-life thriller

Crooks, corruption endanger a rare whale species.
July 25
Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen in “Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love.”

Leonard Cohen documentary provides an intriguing look at a musician and his muse

Documentary "Marianne & Leonard" is a different sort of love story.
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July 18
A scene from “The Lion King.”

Disney remade 'The Lion King' – and they shouldn't have 

Pointless remake reminds us that 1994's "Lion King" is an unimprovable gem.
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July 18
Awkwafina plays Chinese American Billi, who gathers with the rest of her extended family in a disguised leave-taking of their dying grandmother.

Awkwafina's 'The Farewell' is quite the send-off

Awkwafina shines in a comic drama about strained family relations.
July 18
Jesse Eisenberg and Alessandro Nivola in “The Art of Self-Defense.”

Jesse Eisenberg punches up 'The Art of Self-Defense'

This dark, surreal comedy keeps viewers off balance.
July 18
Alexander Fehling and Arian Montgomery in “Three Peaks.” Greenwich Entertainment

German drama paints a tense picture of a dysfunctional blended family

"Three Peaks" focuses on strains in a blended family visiting Dolomites.
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