Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''Dr. Suess' The Lorax,'' ''Bound,'' and more

By EW Staff
Updated August 03, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT


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Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012, PG)
Danny DeVito, Zac Efron A lesser-known fable from the kid-lit legend tells the eco-friendly story of a curmudgeonly forest creature. (Also on iTunes) B+

Bound (1996, R)
Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon The Wachowski siblings wrote and directed this blistering neo-noir with a kinky sapphic twist, as a pair of deadly dames scheme against a ruthless mobster. Blu-ray debut. B+

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997, R)
Lisa Kudrow, Mira Sorvino Two sunny optimists prove that girls just want to have fun when they reconnect with their classmates. Dippy and disposable, but this Blu-ray has moments of fun. C+

Clue (1985, PG)
Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn Decades before Battleship, this screwball comedy turned a rainy-day board game into inspiration — and attempted to answer the question of what Colonel Mustard has up his sleeve. Blu-ray debut. B-

Galaxy of Terror (1981, R)
dward Albert, Erin Moran Want to know what James Cameron was up to before The Terminator? Check out the giddy Alien rip-off that he worked on as a designer and second-unit director. (Available on Netflix instant viewing) B

Coming Soon

Stallone Collection (1982-97, R)
Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro Sly plays a Vietnam vet (First Blood), a con (Lock Up), and a man in blue (Cop Land) in a three-film Blu-ray set. B 8/14

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2012, Not Rated)
Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s chilling final chapter in their documentary trilogy on the West Memphis Three. A- 8/14


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