“Ant-Man”: It’s time to root for the little guy

 

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“Ant-Man” opens Friday at Point, Palace, Star Cinema and Sundance. PG-13, 1:57, three stars out of four.

If you’re worn out by superhero movies featuring apocalyptic battles in which cities are leveled and entire countries are lifted into space, may I present “Ant-Man,” in which the climactic showdown takes place aboard a Thomas the Tank Engine train set. And not even a particularly elaborate one.

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“They Came Together”: The rom-com gets carpet-bombed

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“They Came Together” has its Madison premiere at the Union South Marquee Theatre, 1308 W. Dayton St., at 7 p.m. Thursday, and also plays Friday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. FREE! R, 1;24, three stars out of four.

A romantic comedy starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler? I might go see that. A spoof of romantic comedies starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler. Now we are talking.

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