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Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 9:38 AM

In “Ice Age: Collision Course,” an asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to destroy its inhabitants. After 15 minutes of watching this moribund, unimaginative sequel, I was rooting for the asteroid.

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 1:01 AM

It’s what “Ab Fab” fans have been waiting for: The big-screen debut of Patsy Stone and Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley) — the high-living, champagne-swilling best friends of the popular British TV show. The rest of us who do not know...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 1:01 AM

There are two ways to look at “Lights Out.” It’s a typical things-that-go-bump-in-the-dark horror thriller or it’s a dramatic study of a family in turmoil that also happens to be so freakin’ scary it’ll make you scream out loud and briefly,...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 1:01 AM

As with most Woody Allen films, even if he isn’t actually up there on the screen, there’s bound to be a Woody Allen-like character somewhere in the mix. In “Cafe Society,” the duties go to Jesse Eisenberg, who’s got the Allen physicality and verbal...

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:57 AM

Maybe people just weren’t paying attention to Zoe Saldana a decade or so ago when she started popping up in guest spots on TV shows (“Law & Order”) or in small movie parts (the first “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “The Terminal”). It took her turning...

Posted Jul 20, 2016 at 1:01 AM

The opening words are kind of comforting: “My name is Captain James Tiberius Kirk.” We fans of the 50-year-old juggernaut called “Star Trek” know the company we’re going to keep for the next couple of hours, and we have a good idea of what we’re in...

Updated Jul 18, 2016 at 1:14 PM

Maria Bello caught the attention of TV viewers during her late-90s run as Dr. Anna Del Amico on “ER.” That gig was followed by a slinky performance as a hooker pal of Mel Gibson’s world-weary hoodlum in the film “Payback.” And then it was on to all...

Updated Jul 18, 2016 at 12:57 PM

British actor-writer Simon Pegg was handed what he calls “the keys to the kingdom” when, along with playing USS Enterprise chief engineer Montgomery Scott for the third time, he was offered the assignment of co-writing the script (with Doug Jung).

Posted Jul 15, 2016 at 1:01 AM

“When there’s something strange ... in your neighborhood ... who you gonna call?” Just hearing the toe-tapping “Ghostbusters” theme takes me back to a 1984 state of mind; not a bad place to be — 13-years-old and without a care in the world. So I...

Posted Jul 15, 2016 at 1:01 AM

There’s no character named Captain Fantastic in “Captain Fantastic,” but it might as well be the nickname for the film’s protagonist Ben (Viggo Mortensen), a wise, passionate, outspoken former resident of Boulder, Colorado, who, when his wife’s...

Posted Jul 13, 2016 at 1:01 AM

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