Our Best Entertainment Picks for July

The month's don't-miss movies, music and TV

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Life Itself

This moving documentary explores the life and career of celebrated film critic Roger Ebert (left) with a directness and candor that would make the late Pulitzer-winning writer proud. Two thumbs up!

In theaters July 4

Kevin Horan

Begin Again

Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley (both left) harmonize in this charming dramedy about struggling musicians. The Voice’s Adam Levine makes his movie debut as a superficial rocker. 

In theaters July 4

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Extant

In CBS’s eerie sci-fi thriller, Oscar winner Halle Berry (left) plays an astronaut who may have brought home more than moon rocks from her solo mission in space.

Premieres July 9

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Boyhood

Director Richard Linklater (Before Midnight) took a unique approach to this coming-of-age drama: He shot it over 12 years, reassembling the cast annually. Ethan Hawke stars as the dad.

In theaters July 11

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A Most Wanted Man

In this cool, complex thriller, based on John le Carré’s novel of the same name, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman (left) is riveting as a German intelligence officer on the trail of an Islamist terrorism suspect. 


In theaters July 25

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Outlander

In Starz’s steamy adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling series, newcomer Caitriona Balfe (left) plays a married nurse from 1945 who’s thrown back in time to 1743—and into the arms of hunky Sam Heughan.

Premieres August 9

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First Published Mon, 2014-06-02 09:37

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