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Which movies to see in the theater this summer

Clip: 06/12/2019 | 6m 38s

This summer, movie screens will feature a variety of long-awaited blockbusters, sequels and reboots, such as "Toy Story 4" and the live-action version of "The Lion King." But there will also be documentaries, independents and directorial debuts. Jeffrey Brown speaks to Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post’s chief film critic, about her favorites and how much the summer season matters to studios.

Aired: 06/12/19

Rating: NR

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