This undated photo provided by FOX shows, contestants Victor and Susie, in the all-new "No Place Like Holmes" episode of "Home Free," airing Wednesday, July 29, 2015, (9:00- 10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX. (Carin Baer/FOX via AP)

Holmes has a new show on Fox called “Home Free” (airing Wednesdays at 9 p.m. EDT.) It’s a competition show on which nine couples are challenged each week to restore a run-down home in Atlanta. They must live on the job site and follow Holmes’ no-nonsense instruction. Couples whose work isn’t up to code are gradually eliminated, with the surprise twist that they are then awarded the home.

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This Monday, July 27, 2015 photo, shows Fadi Daeem, from left, Khader Abu Seif and Naeem Jiryes, protagonists of the documentary movie "Oriented" during an interview with The Associated Press in Jaffa, mixed Jewish-Arab part of Tel Aviv, Israel. The movie follows the lives of the three gay Palestinian friends in Tel Aviv, confronting their national and sexual identity. (AP Photo/Eyal Warshavsky)

“At the airport while my Jewish partners … are already at the duty free, I’m still being checked,” said Abu Seif, referring to the extra level of scrutiny Arab Israelis often face. “So I’m for sure not an Israeli gay man. I’m gay something. So I’m gay Palestinian.”

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This photo provided by courtesy of Sony Pictures shows, Inky, Blinky, Clyde and Pinky in Columbia Pictures' "Pixels." The movie opens in U.S. theaters on July 24, 2015.  (Sony Pictures via AP)

It’s almost old hat in this day and age to point out that some video games do a better job at storytelling than a lot of movies. We’ll get back to this in a bit, because there’s something bolder and far more shocking to make note of today: I almost enjoyed an Adam Sandler movie. […]

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This photo provided by courtesy of Sony Pictures shows Josh Gad as Ludlow chased by Pac-Man in Columbia Pictures' "Pixels." The movie releases in the U.S. on July 24, 2015. (Sony Pictures via AP)

The core concept is clever — space aliens misunderstand a recording of old video games as a declaration of war, and send digital monsters based on those games to Earth as their army. But its execution in the hands of director-producer Chris Columbus and star-producer Adam Sandler is a mess.

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In this Wednesday, June 24, 2015 photo, singer and actor Mya Taylor, director Sean Baker and actor Kitana Kiki Rodriguez pose for a portrait in promotion of their new film "Tangerine," at the Redbury Hotel in Los Angeles. The movie releases in U.S. theaters on July 10, 2015. (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)

The transgender women at the heart of “Tangerine” come from the opposite end of the spectrum — the invisible and maligned. They’re sex workers who troll the streets of Hollywood. Their hangout is an all-night doughnut shop. They keep company with pimps, druggies and the overlooked.

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In this image released by Sony Pictures Classics, Joaquin Phoenix, left, and Parker Posey appear in a scene from "Irrational Man." (Sabrina Lantos/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

The director has also mined the themes of crime and punishment, including murder —think “Crimes and Misdemeanors” and “Match Point.” All these threads — plus, of course, love and seduction —come together in his 45th feature, “Irrational Man,” which may not be his very best recent work, but is by far not his worst, either.

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