‘Joker’: Phoenix tries to hold it all together; eventually film lets loose, and breaks down

‘Downton Abbey’: King and queen are coming, and it’s a roiling pain upstairs and downstairs

‘Ad Astra’: Pitt epic launches spectacularly, drifts off untethered to challenge or drama

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Cat Film Fest, ‘America Plays,’ Tiny Dances

‘Blinded by the Light’: Not Born in the USA, but teen will follow Springsteen to freedom

‘Midsommar’: Hands-on anthropology studies reveal how dark it can get under midnight sun

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: ‘Hamlet’ in the park, rooftop dance and more

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Magliozzi plaque, OutpostFest, much more

‘Toy Story 4’: These may well be the end tines for Pixar series, but Forky just adds to the fun

‘Late Night’: Writers’ room full of white guys just isn’t working, but now Mindy Kaling is