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From "Wonder Woman" to "Atomic Blonde," women are shattering the glass ceiling with their fists this summer. But it's not just comic book superheroes and blockbuster franchises vying for moviegoers' attention this season. Get a closer look at some of the most-anticipated films in the Times' 2017 Summer Movie Guide.

Tired of typical summer blockbusters? Head to the art house

Aubrey Plaza as Ingrid Thorburn in "Ingrid Goes West." (Neon)
Aubrey Plaza as Ingrid Thorburn in "Ingrid Goes West." (Neon)

Whether you’re a classic art-house moviegoer of a certain age or a younger film lover looking for adventure beyond action yarns, there are options amid the costumed superheroes and wannabe blockbusters that make up the stereotypical movie releases of summer.

And specialized distributors are competing for your attention.

Specialized releases over the summer months include Sofia Coppola’s “The Beguiled," Bong Joon-ho’s “Okja," Michael Showalter’s “The Big Sick,” Jeff Baena’s “The Little Hours,” Gillian Robespierre’s “Landline,” David Lowery’s “A Ghost Story” and Amber Tamblyn’s “Paint It Black.”

Sony Pictures Classics is chasing after multiple audience ages by releasing the Diane Lane and Alec Baldwin film “Paris Can Wait,” whose director, Eleanor Coppola, making her fiction feature debut on the cusp of turning 81, is unafraid to appeal to mature audiences.

I know there are a lot of other people in that 50-plus category. I know they’re there, because I talk to them all the time.

'Paris Can Wait' director Eleanor Coppola

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