Deadpool & Wolverine

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; Blue Grass Drive-in) - 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.

Blackpink World Tour (Born Pink) in Cinemas (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Stycamore Cinema: Wednesday, July 31, and Thursday, August 1) - IMDb listing.

Deadpool & Wolverine (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Blue Grass Drive-in, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

Despicable Me 4 (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Voy 61 Drive In Theatre, Blue Grass Drive-in, 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.

The Fabulous Four (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - IMDb listing.

The General (not rated; FilmScene in the Park: Saturday, July 27, 8:30 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

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

Green Border (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey) - IMDb listing.

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

Invader (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Wednesday, July 31, 10 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Jolly Roger (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science center) - Putnam.org.

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.

Julia's Stepping Stones + Growing Up Female (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Saturday, July 27, 4 p.m.) - ICFilmScene.org.

The Jungle Bunch: Operation Meltdown (PG; Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

Longlegs (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, The Last Picture House, FilmScene at the Chauncey, 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.

Man & Witch: The Dance of a Thousand Steps (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Sunday, July 28, and Tuesday, July 30) - IMDb listing.

The Met Opera: La Cenerentola (not rated; Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Wednesday, July 31, 6:30 p.m.) - MetOpera.org.

Migration (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - 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.

Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs (not rated; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - This edu-doc tries to do too much in too little a time, but it's never less than interesting, and those mega-screen vistas of Egypt are truly stunning. IMDb listing.

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

National Anthem (R; FilmScene on the Ped Mall) - IMDb listing.

Orphan15th Anniversary (R; Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Sunday, July 28, 7:45 p.m., and Tuesday, July 30, 8:45 p.m.) - For all of its effective jolts and expert acting, this horror thriller is so frustratingly illogical that it trashes whatever goodwill you extend toward it, and the experience is too unremittingly dour and punishing to be any kind of not-so-guilty pleasure. IMDb listing.

The Palm Beach Story (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Sunday, July 28, 4 p.m., and Wednesday, July 31, 7 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

A Quiet Place: Day One (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Blue Grass Drive-in, 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.

The Running Man (R; The Last Picture House Rooftop: Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, 8:45 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

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

Superpower Dogs (G; Putnam Museum & Science Center) - There's enough globe-trotting action here for a James Bond flick, and the images themselves are glorious, with cinematographer Reed Smoot, particularly on the African plains, eliciting proper “Oooo!” and awe. IMDb listing.

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

There Was, There Was Not (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Sunday, July 28, 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, Blue Grass Drive-in, FilmScene at the Chauncey, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Glen Powell, here, is a perfect representation of the film experience as a whole: eminently watchable, enjoyably cheeky, deeply (if sometimes cloyingly) sincere, and obviously eager to give audiences a great time. IMDb listing.

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

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