Beyond some sharp narrative maneuvering, “War” has plenty more going for it than other summer noise out there, including a star turn by Steve Zahn as the mangy and withered Bad Ape that is worthy of an Oscars bid.
Given Sophia Coppola’s penchant for strong female characters and repressed sexuality, it somewhat makes sense that she set her sights on remaking the 1971 Civil War gothic “The Beguiled” starring Clint Eastwood and Geraldine Page. But her remake subtracts, not adds.
Edgar Wright supplies an adrenaline shot that never lets down. You won’t get a chance to go to the bathroom seeing “Baby Driver” – but also, because of the breakneck pace, the audience never gets a chance to get caught up emotionally.
The beleaguered “Justice League” franchise, barely off the ground with the turgid “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” beatdown last summer, gets a much-needed shot in the arm from the feminine side side of the tracks.
Bike Month is upon us, and big-scale biking infrastructure projects such as the Inman Square redesign and separated bike path along Cambridge Street are in the works. That’s just a start, though.
To better care for trees and to engage the Cambridge community – green thumb not required – the Public Works Department has launched an Adopt a Tree Program for some 12,500 plantings.
Just in time for National Bike Month – and almost a year after bicyclist Amanda Phillips was struck and killed – the city announced its redesign plans for Inman Square.
The first public meeting on a Cambridge Street separated bike lane project drew some 150 residents, who greeted the design – shifting the bike lane between parked cars and the curb – and summer timeline with overwhelming support.
“The Lost City of Z,” admirable in so many ways, never delves into the darkness of explorer Percy Fawcett’s soul; equally as unsatisfactory, it fails to conjecture about his fate.
The “Pooh House,” a beloved jewel of Neighborhood 9, will be torn down in the coming weeks as part of a sewer replacement and repaving scheduled by the Department of Public Works, officials have told Hurlbut Street residents.