Friday movie roundup – Aug. 19

My, what a busy week! A busy two weeks, actually — I was away on fambly bidness last weekend and didn’t update you. I have a whole bunch of new reviews, listed here alphabetically:

“Ben-Hur” (PG-13) C
“Florence Foster Jenkins” (PG-13) B+ [Oregon ArtsWatch]
“Hell or High Water” (R) B+
“Kubo and the Two Strings” (PG) B
“Morris from America” (R) B
“Nine Lives” (PG) C-
“Our Little Sister” (PG) B
“Pete’s Dragon” (PG) A-
“Sausage Party” (R) B
“War Dogs” (R) C

Over at Mental Floss, I wrote a fun piece about the 1907 version of “Ben-Hur” that changed the movie business forever (really!). I especially enjoy the old-timey court language.

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