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‘Deadpool’ and Ryan Reynolds get it right

Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool and Stefan Kapicic as Colossus.

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The film serves up giddy, boundary-pushing mayhem so true to the comics’ sophomoric spirit, the irreverence is infectious.

Ben Stiller (left), Owen Wilson, and Penelope Cruz in “Zoolander 2.”

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Not-so-model behavior in ‘Zoolander 2’

This needless sequel amps the silliness to levels of frantic surrealism and overstuffs the running time with famous faces.

Leslie Mann (left) and Dakota Johnson in “How to be Single.”

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‘How to Be Single’ is a messy take on dating

Young people strive to reconcile independence, commitment, and hedonism for rueful laughs.

Ingrid Bergman in a scene from the documentary “Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words.”

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Here’s looking at Ingrid Bergman

The primary-source documentary makes the case that the Swedish star saw herself and her loved ones through the lens of a camera and the frame of a screen.

Michael Moore in a scene from “Where to Invade Next.”

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Michael Moore is a man on a mission

In “Where to Invade Next,” the documentary filmmaker takes a sometimes entertaining political tour abroad.

Nazca boobies in “Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland.”

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In ‘Galapagos,’ evolution is fast and furious

“Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland” presents a kind of earthly paradise of adaptation and tolerance.

Johnny Depp as Donald Trump.

Johnny Depp plays Donald Trump in mockumentary

Depp stars in the new mocumentary “Funny or Die Presents Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie.”

From left:: Stephen Amell as Casey Jones and Megan Fox as April O'Neil in the 2016 film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.”

Watch all the Super Bowl 50 movie trailers

With this year’s 30-second Super Bowl spots costing up to $5 million, according to reports, studios shelled out more than ever to tease the biggest blockbusters of 2016.

// ‘Deadpool’ kicks off new pool of movie superheroes

From, “Deadpool” to “Dr. Strange,” 2016 promises to shake things up.

A scene from Chantal Akerman’s “No Home Movie.”

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Eagle-eyed film tells tale of racism, football

“Lou Montgomery: Legacy Restored” tells the story of the first African-American to play football at Boston College.

Don Henry Ford Jr. (top) in a scene from the documentary “Kingdom of Shadows.”

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Casting light on ‘Shadows’

Interview with filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz, whose documentary “Kingdom of Shadows” is about Mexican drug cartels.

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When will Hollywood get Boston accents right?

Two new movies testify to the ongoing struggle of otherwise-talented performers to wrap their pharynxes around The Accent.

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Coen brothers’ ‘Hail, Caesar!’ is a fizzy, fun farce

The Coen brothers’ latest film is a delightful Hollywood farce set in the Golden Age.

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Back to the present in ‘Dreams Rewired’

“Dreams Rewired” is a playfully provocative little tone-poem of a documentary that marshals archival images from the 1880s through 1930s to make a point about innovation and technology.

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Oscar-nominated documentary shorts not sweet

Each uncompromisingly confronts different hellish circumstances with the only consolation being the human capacity to persevere and sometimes even prevail.

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‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’: The undead take on Jane Austen

OK, so it’s not Olivier or Colin Firth material. But this screen mash-up, starring Lily James, lampoons Jane Austen cleverly enough at points.

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What ‘The Choice’ actually settles for

There seems to be a movie with some poignant depth trying to break through in this adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks weepie.

Blending of reality, art in ‘Lady in the Van’

Director Nicholas Hytner shot the true story “The Lady in the Van” in and around playwright Alan Bennett’s old house.


// John Krasinski brings ‘The Hollars’ to Sundance

Krasinski closed out the film festival with his family story.

// Full coverage from Sundance 2016

Movie critic Ty Burr reports from the Sundance Film Festival.


Khalik Allah’s film captures rough and tumble street life in NYC

Khalik Allah is a 30-year-old street photographer, whose “Field Niggas,” is as assaultive as its title. It’s also seductive and beautiful.

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// The story behind the ‘Spotlight’ movie

A look at The Boston Globe’s coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and the movie “Spotlight,” which is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation.

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// Launch of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ takes the faithful full circle

The new “Star Wars” is great fun, if not a great film. It consciously embraces the funky, handmade garage aesthetic of the 1977 original.

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//[1].jpg Four-star reviews by the Globe

Films given four-star reviews by Globe critics Ty Burr, Janice Page, and Peter Keough and the former Globe critic Wesley Morris.