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Move over, superheroes: Lots of other summer films impressed us too

Move over, superheroes: Lots of other summer films impressed us too

They call summer the season of "popcorn movies" for a reason — they may not be the most nutritious fare, but they're great to munch on. Certainly summer 2015 gave us a large order of popcorn movies such as "Jurassic World" and "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation," but there was surprising variety in there too — some of it actually good for you. It was a season of surprises – for example, smart, tough and funny female characters flourished on screen, while at least one comic book movie crashed and burned. And a powerful film about a seminal hip-hop group became a late summer crossover hit. Movie writers and critics Rebecca Keegan...

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