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Summer 2016 Movies: The Good, The Bad And The Flops06:00
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Suicide Squad was released August 5, 2016 in the U.S. (Courtesy Warner Bros Pictures)
Suicide Squad was released August 5, 2016 in the U.S. (Courtesy Warner Bros Pictures)
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The summer and thus the summer blockbuster movie season are coming to a close. Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr says while the summer movie season usually produces average films, this year was below average.

Ty's List of Summer Movies

Flops:

  • "Independence Day 2"
  • "Ben-Hur"
  • "The BFG"
  • "Pete's Dragon"

Midlevel Performers:

  • "The Legend of Tarzan"
  • "Star Trek Beyond"
  • "Jason Bourne"
  • "Ghostbusters"
  • "Alice Through the Looking Glass"
  • "Sausage Party"

Box Office Hits, But Not Good:

  • "Suicide Squad"
  • "X-Men: Apocalypse"

Hits:

  • "Finding Dory"
  • "Captain America: Civil War"
  • "Secret Life of Pets"
  • "Angry Birds Movie"

Ty's Recommendations:

  • "Hell or High Water"
  • "Kubo and the Two Strings"
  • "Sausage Party"
  • "Don't Think Twice"

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Ty Burr, film critic for the Boston Globe. He tweets @tyburr.

This article was originally published on August 26, 2016.

This segment aired on August 26, 2016.

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