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CULTURE
Vol. 37, No. 16
Box Office Top 10
Box Office Top 10

Top films for the weekend of Aug. 5-7

<em>Easter Sunday</em>
Easter Sunday

MOVIE | Despite its hopeful title, this film about a Filipino immigrant family is a missed opportunity

<em>Bullet Train</em>
Bullet Train

MOVIE | Quirky, absurd Bullet Train isn’t as clever or funny as it thinks

<em>Thirteen Lives</em>
Thirteen Lives

MOVIE | Ron Howard’s dramatization of the 2018 rescue of a Thai soccer team trapped in a cave reminds us we’re all in need of saving

<em>Luck</em>
Luck

MOVIE | In this entertaining story, random chance is a metaphor for life’s circumstances outside our control

New and noteworthy
New and noteworthy

MUSIC | Reviews of four recent albums

One last jump
One last jump

BOOKS | It’s a good time to revisit Band of Brothers

Justifying the Crusades
Justifying the Crusades

BOOKS | An uncritical defense of men who stood against Islam

Evil exposed
Evil exposed

PODCAST | Serial Killer tells the horrifying story of Kermit Gosnell

Edge of the envelope
Edge of the envelope

MUSIC | Fetching new music across three genres dabbles in division but would have been better without it

Faith and second chances
Faith and second chances

BOOKS | Stories that (mostly) point to renewed hope

Just trying to be funny
Just trying to be funny

TRENDING | Clean comics once set the tone for comedy, but now they swim against the tide of raunch

Mysterious reads with female leads
Mysterious reads with female leads

CHILDREN’S BOOKS | Four fiction books for young teens and preteens