Summer Movie Preview: August 2018

August 3

Christopher Robin

Obviously happening because Paddington was a sleeper hit, and Tigger is horrifying. Old toy AND no teeth? Rocket-grade nightmare fuel.

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Summer Movie Preview: July 2018

July 6

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Marvel’s latest is a direct antidote to the sturm und drang of Infinity War and it succeeds within in its own modest parameters. Also, like Spider-Man: Homecoming, this is pretty much just a comedy with some superhero stuff in it.

Full review here.

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Summer Movie Preview: August 2017

August 4

Brigsby Bear

Limited

Best known for writing the weird and frequently cut sketches on SNL, Kyle Mooney now moves up to feature film, with this movie about a sweet odd dude who learns a devastating truth and turns to a childhood show for comfort. More or less. Brigsby Bear is both more complex than the trailer makes it seem, and simpler. It is, though, a strong debut for Mooney as a features writer, even if the high concept doesn’t quite pan out.

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