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In <i>Ant-Man and the Wasp</i>, the Marvel Cinematic Universe Takes a Goofy, Low-Stakes Break from Existential Threats

In Ant-Man and the Wasp, the Marvel Cinematic Universe Takes a Goofy, Low-Stakes Break from Existential Threats

This sequel to the first Ant-Man opens nationally on Friday, July 6.

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In Ant-Man and the Wasp, the Marvel Cinematic Universe Takes a Goofy, Low-Stakes Break from Existential Threats

Film Review This sequel to the first Ant-Man opens nationally on Friday, July 6.

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As Bull Durham Taught Us, Baseball Is a Precarious Balance of Confidence and Caution. Thirty Years Later, the Lesson Also Speaks to a Transformed, Growing City.

Film Spotlight We reflect on the classic sports movie—and examine how it reflects the city it put on the map—on the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary.

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Seven Things We Love About Bull Durham

Film Spotlight There’s a reason for this flick’s enduring charm. Actually, lots of them. Here are a few.

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Movie Review: A Murky Moral and the Diminishing Returns of Digital Dinos Weigh on a Once-Mighty Franchise in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Arts Once upon a time, Jurassic Park spawned a boffo box office and wide interest in science. Today, there’s nothing left but jump scares and plush toys.

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With Fenn's Searchers, a Local Filmmaker Joins the Hunt for a Treasure Chest Full of Gold and Emeralds Hidden Somewhere in the Rockies

Film Spotlight The new documentary screens at Full Frame Theater on Thursday, June 21.

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Movie Review: At Least We Get Bening, Moss, and Ronan Mucking Around in Chekhovian Mischief in an Otherwise Standard The Seagull

Arts Irina loves Trigorin, who loves Nina, who is with Irina's son. Medvedenko loves Masha, daughter of the steward, whose wife loves Yevgeny, who loves—you know what? Never mind.

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Movie Review: Fourteen Years Later, Incredibles 2 Is Stuffed with Allusions to Contemporary Social Issues. But to What End?

Arts The return of Pixar's super family is fun, funny, and timely, but not quite transcendent.

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In First Reformed, a Giant of American Cinema Masterfully Connects Secular and Spiritual Despair with Glimmers of Humor and Hope

Film Review Paul Schrader's magisterial new film opens locally on Friday, June 8.

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The Arty Horror of Hereditary Thrives on Real Anxieties, Hideous Images, and the Occasional Headless Cultist

Film Review Ari Aster's revitalization of the familial horror genre opens locally on Friday, June 8.

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If Rogue One Was a War Picture Set in the Star Wars Universe, then Solo Is a Space Western—a Pretty Good One, Too

Film Review The origin story of the beloved space smuggler opens wide on Friday, May 25.

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