Ant-Man and the Wasp ★★★ 1/2“After the epic events of Avengers: Infinity War left half of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s inhabitants for dead, it’s nice to check back in with Scott Lang (Paul Rudd).” Read more >>

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot ★★★ 1/2 “Joaquin Phoenix wheels past cliches in Gus Van Sant’s engaging biopic.” Read more >>

The Equalizer 2 ★★ 1/2 “The main plot, meanwhile, involves a highly predictable conspiracy unfolding within McCall’s old agency, leading to a rain-swept climax that will make you yearn for a return visit to the home improvement store.” Read more >>

Eighth Grade ★★★ “…gear up for a dose of discomfort, take your kid to the theater, and then cringe as you mutually sink into your seats when oral sex is discussed and you remember that, yeah, this is how middle school was.” Read more >>

Hearts Beat Loud ★★★ 1/2 “Haley tends to bring out the best in his performers, and his latest, Hearts Beat Loud, is no different. ” Read more >>

Hereditary ★★ 1/2 “You’ll see few debut films more technically accomplished than Ari Aster’s Hereditary.” Read more >>

Incredibles 2 ★★ “Rather than conjuring a satisfying return, Bird replaced the boundless creativity of his 2004 masterwork with a predictable plot that barely coasts on autopilot.” Read more >>

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ★ “For some audiences, this will be enough. And for them, there’s another sequel on the way.” Read more >>

Leave No Trace ★★★ 1/2 “With her latest, Cambridge native Debra Granik proves that her 2010 film, the Ozark-set drama Winter’s Bone, was no flash-in-the-pan.” Read more >>

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again ★ “This is nothing short of a poorly shot and staged cash grab, framed around a thin story that focuses once again on Amanda Seyfried’s Sophie…” Read more >>

Ocean’s 8 ★★ 1/2  “Steven Soderbergh manufactured so many sequels to Ocean’s Eleven that he could probably make one of these heist movies in his sleep. But even though he’s settled into a role as producer, his fingerprints can still be felt all over Ocean’s 8.” Read more >>

Tag ★★ 1/2  “First off, this is not a remake of Tag: The Assassination Game, the low-budget action thriller that was a staple on HBO back in the ’80s. However, director Jeff Tomsic’s new comedy does share a plot that hinges on grown men who refuse to act their age.” Read more >>

Three Identical Strangers  ★★★ 1/2  “If you’re intrigued by the title of filmmaker Tim Wardle’s stranger-than-fiction documentary, do yourself a favor: Stop reading and simply see the movie. ” Read more >>

Uncle Drew ★★ 1/2 “Drew’s recruited by Dax (Get Out’s Lil Rel Howery), a dreamer who’s drained his life savings to enter into the Rucker Classic hoop tournament in Harlem.” Read more >>

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