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Florence Foster Jenk­ins

Based on the charmed life of a Gilded Age-era New York so­cialite (Meryl Streep) whose as­pi­ra­tions of be­com­ing a fa­mous opera singer were not to be held back by any­thing— not even her to­tal in­abil­ity to carry a tune. Di­rected by Stephen Frears (“Mrs. Hen­der­son Presents,” “High Fi­delity”) and also stars Hugh Grant and Si­mon Hel­berg. Opens Aug 11.

(UK)

McDull, Rise of the Rice Cooker

When a mys­te­ri­ous alien oblit­er­ates the su­per­hero rep­re­sen­ta­tive sent by earth to meet him, who can the world turn to? A hum­ble pig from an even hum­bler fish­ing vil­lage de­signs a su­per robot out of a rice cooker, and, with the sup­port of his com­mu­nity, sur­prises the pow­ers that be. McGyver? Think again: Must be McDull! Opens Aug 11.

(Hong Kong)

BFG

(UK/Canada/USA)

Steven Spiel­berg brings the beloved Roald Dahl novel about a bul­lied gen­tle gi­ant to the big screen: A young or­phan So­phie (Ruby Barn­hill) is snatched from her bed into Gi­ant Coun­try, where roam be­he­moth troglodytes hun­gry for “hu­man beans.” Opens Aug 11.

(USA)

In the world of su­per­heroes and su­pervil­lains, a rag­tag group of in­car­cer­ated evil­do­ers, in­clud­ing The Joker and Har­ley Quinn, are called on by the govern­ment to de­feat an even su­per-er mys­tery vil­lain. Stuffed with A-lis­ters—Will Smith, Vi­ola Davis, Mar­got Rob­bie, Jared Leto—this an­ti­hero DC flick makes idols out of the heav­ily armed and psy­chot­i­cally dis­turbed: Amer­ica!

Opened Aug 4.

Sui­cide Squad

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