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Summer Movie Preview — August 2016



THE FOUNDER: The story of McDonald’s founder, Ray Kroc. Starring: Linda Cardellini, Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman.

9 LIVES: A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family’s cat. Starring: Christopher Walken, Robbie Amell, Kevin Spacey Dir: Barry Sonnenfeld.

SUICIDE SQUAD: A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. Starring: Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Ben Affleck. Dir: David Ayer.


FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS: The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Meryl Streep, Simon Helberg.

PETE’S DRAGON: The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon. Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Karl Urban, Robert Redford.

SAUSAGE PARTY: An animated movie about one sausage’s quest to discover the truth about his existence. Starring: James Franco, Paul Rudd, Kristen Wiig.


BEN-HUR: A falsely accused Jewish nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his Roman best friend, who betrayed him. Starring: Jack Huston.
WAR DOGS: The true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America’s allies in Afghanistan. Starring: Miles Teller, Bradley Cooper, Jonah Hill. Dir: Todd Phillips.

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‘Admission’ gets an incomplete for a lack of humor

AdmissionGetting into college is no laughing matter, which is exactly what is the driving problem behind “Admission”, starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd. A movie that aims to use the presumed cuteness of Fey and the charm of Rudd fails never quite figures out what kind of movie it wants to be. Is it a farce comedy? A romantic comedy? Is it even a comedy at all?

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‘This is 40’ goes to great and sometimes boring lengths for laughs

THISis40aEveryone turns 40 eventually. You can’t run. You can’t hide. Try putting a 38 on your birthday cake every year or lying about what year you were born to so many different people that you can’t keep your lies straight — they only work for so long before people catch on. These are two very real ways Debbie tries to pretend she isn’t turning 40 in Judd Apatow’s new comedy, “This is 40”. Debbie isn’t fooling anyone. Getting old, or life, is inevitable. There is no avoiding it. That being said, it’s only as bad as you allow it to be.

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