Twisters

Blue Grass Drive-in, Blue Grass IA

Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAXDavenport IA

FilmScene, Iowa City IA

The Last Picture House, Davenport IA

Marcus Sycamore CinemaIowa City IA

Putnam Museum & Science Center, Davenport IA

Voy 61 Drive In Theatre, Delmar IA

(Hyperlinked titles take you to Reader reviews; IMDb hyperlinks take you to the films’ Internet Movie Database pages or other sites with film information.)

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Bad Boys: Ride or Die (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - Will Smith's and Martin Lawrence's playful chemistry and obvious enthusiasm for even the movie's silliest gambits suggest that, 29 years into this series, they're just getting warmed up. IMDb listing.

Bad Newz (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - IMDb listing.

Barbie (PG-13; The Last Picture House Rooftop: Monday, July 22, 8:30 p.m.) - That Greta Gerwig was able to cater to capitalism while delivering ginormous laughs and making you cry – and delivering full-scale musical numbers besides – constitutes something of a miracle. IMDb listing.

Copa 71 (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey) - IMDb listing.

Darling (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - IMDb listing.

Despicable Me 4 (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Voy 61 Drive In Theatre, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - This latest entry in Illumination's animated franchise is fun, but at 94 compact minutes, it's also kind of exhausting fun. IMDb listing.

Dino Dana: The Movie (PG; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - IMDb listing.

Disciples in the Moonlight (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - IMDb listing.

Field of Dreams (PG; Putnam Museum & Science Center) -  Phil Alden Robinson's irrationally effective charmer earned a bunch of money, a Best Picture nomination, and the souls of untold numbers of guys who'll tell you they never cry at movies but bawl like infants at this one. IMDb listing.

Flight of the Butterflies (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - A bit pokey, but the the slow, unspeakably beautiful explosion that is the butterflies' mass exodus is enough to make you believe in God - or, at the very least, in the gods of nature docs. IMDb listing.

Fly Me to the Moon (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Precious little in this expensive (and expensive-looking) Apple Studios offering appears to match anything surrounding it. IMDb listing.

The Good Half: Ab Evening with Nick Jonas and Robert Schwartzman (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX: Tuesday, July 23, 7 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

The Goonies (PG; Blue Grass Drive-in) - IMDb listing.

Gremlins (PG; Blue Grass Drive-in) - IMDb listing.

Horizon: An American Saga, Chapter 1 (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Over the course of three hours and one minute, there isn't one engaging major character to be found in Kevin Costner's epic Western nor a single plotline I feel compelled to return to when Chapter 2 lands this August. IMDb listing.

How to Train Your Dragon (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - The storyline is formulaic and most of the jokes are flat, but that doesn't matter when there's so much visual magic and so many terrifically exciting set pieces on display. IMDb listing.

Inside Out 2 (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Blue Grass Drive-in, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - If this Pixar sequel comes off as somewhat redundant, at least it recaptures a healthy amount of the first film's magic, and even ups the ante in terms of abject hilarity. IMDb listing.

Into America's Wild (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - IMDb listing.

Journey to Space (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - Says narrator Patrick Stewart of the genial scientists on-screen, "It's all about getting the job done and having a little fun" - an apt description for this edu-doc itself. IMDb listing.

Kinds of Kindness (R; FilmScene at the Chauncey) - Oscars likely won't be in the offing for Yorgos Lanthimos' latest provocation, but that hardly matters for a work that delivers this many belly laughs, most of them accompanying dropped jaws, and this much thematic meat to chew on. IMDb listing.

The Lady Vanishes (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Saturday, July 21, 4 p.m., and Tuesday, July 22, 7 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

A League of Their Own (PG; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - IMDb listing.

The Lion King: 30th Anniversary (G; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

Longlegs (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, The Last Picture House, FilmScene on the Ped Mall, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Osgood Perkins' horror thriller is like the cinematic equivalent of most co-star Nicolas Cage performances: deliberately gonzo, weirdly earnest, alternately transfixing and repellent, and, in the end, perhaps trying a bit too hard. IMDb listing.

MaXXXine (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, FilmScene at the Chauncey, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Even when Ti West's latest horror film disappoints, it disappoints with confidence and flair – you feel that you're witnessing the writer/director's exact vision intact, whether or not the movie as a whole fully works. IMDb listing.

The Met Opera: La Boheme (not rated; Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Wednesday, July 24, 6:30 p.m.) - MetOpera.org.

Migration (PG; Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Thhis goofy animated outing is merely a well-executed lark with all the expected, family-friendly Life Lessons in place, but it boasts funnier second bananas than we're generally treated to. IMDb listing.

Museum Alive! (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - Putnam.org.

The NeverEnding Story (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX: Sunday, July 21, 4 & 7 p.m., and Monday, July 22, 7 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Oceans (G; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - The movie's 85 minutes occasionally crawl by as deliberately as its sea-floor denizens, but it's hard to be too disappointed by a film that provides so many extraordinary sights. IMDb listing.

Oddity (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

Paranormal Activity (R; Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Sunday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 23, 7:45 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

A Quiet Place: Day One (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Lupita Nyong'o and Joseph Quinn are wonderful, but how disappointing, to find this Manhattan-set horror-thriller prequel essentially adhering to the same narrative blueprint as before. IMDb listing.

Robinson Crusoe (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - Putnam.org.

Robot Dreams (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey) - IMDb listing.

The Sandlot (PG; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - IMDb listing.

Secrets of the Dunes (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - Putnam.org.

Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (R; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Wednesday, July 24, 10 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - IMDb listing.

T. rex (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - Putnam.org.

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (R; FilmScene on the Ped Mall Rooftop: Sunday, July 21, 8:35 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

The Terminator (R; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Thursday, July 25, 7 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Train Time (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - IMDb listing.

Twisters (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, The Last Picture House, Voy 61 Drive In Theatre, FilmScene at the Chauncey, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

Wet Hot American Summer (R; The Last Picture House Rooftop: Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, 8:45 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Wild Africa (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - IMDb listing.

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