Wednesday movie roundup – July 1

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Used to be that the Fourth of July was a huge time at the box office, especially when it fell on a weekend. But this year’s dominator, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” opened a week early, leaving Independence Day week to suffer. I’m pretty sure this is Obama’s fault. I hear he’s coming for my guns, too.

Anywhom, the kids can see “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs” (review at Film.com) if they want to. Or not. Won’t make any difference either way. And grown-ups might enjoy “Public Enemies,” starring Johnny Depp as notorious bank robber and murderer John Dillinger.

In limited release, there’s “Adoration,” a solid drama from Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan. And hey, happy Canada Day! Whatever that is!

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