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Lucky Logan, Step and Dave Made a Maze: late summer fun at the movies and a dash of uplift

Also The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which tries to be fun, Ingrid Goes West, a timely caution, and Nocturama’s musings on revolution or is it terrorism?

Racist police in Detroit, Al Gore undeterred in his Inconvenient Sequel and Coogan and Brydon on the road again

Also Stephen King’s Dark Tower, classy Moka from France, fantasy with Brigsby Bear and up close with the Wiki Leaks guy in Risk

No holds Bard: "Merchant," "2 Gents"

Classic comedies with contemporary bite in rad new readings

Women of various types, in Atomic Blonde, Lady Macbeth and a typical film noir

Also a film series about faith and transcendence visits traditional healers in the Amazon and blares against noise pollution everywhere

Spectacular scenes at Dunkirk, poignant fantasy in A Ghost Story and movie treasures found in Dawson City

Also Marion Cotillard goes sexy in her latest film and Sikh history is corrected in The Black Prince

PHOTOS: Queen and Adam Lambert rock Vancouver

Article and photography by Craig Fleisch

A great new Planet of the Apes, cultural discord in Tanna and songs of aboriginal history in The Road Forward

And two more: a queer Ornithologist and sexy, foul-mouthed nuns in The Little Hours

Spider-Man new and improved, a classic rock festival and talking away the troubles in Northern Ireland

Also a little-known attempt to assassinate Hitler, immigrant humor in a radio station and perplexing doings with artistic types

Reviews of Baby Driver, great fun, The Big Sick, charming rom com and Despicable Me 3 noisy animation

Also war’s real victims in Nowhere to Run, sexual unease for The Beguiled and mortality hovering over The Hero

Anthony Hopkins playing with Transformers, Harmonium’s potent Japanese drama and something not to do on vacation

Also the only bank indicted for 2008’s financial crisis, a “nice Jewish girl” finally getting recognition for her photography and Keanu Reeves in a dystopian novelty

Anthony Hopkins playing with Transformers, Harmonium’s potent Japanese drama and something not to do on vacation

Also the only bank indicted for 2008’s financial crisis, a “nice Jewish girl” finally getting recognition for her photography and Keanu Reeves in a dystopian novelty
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