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Home schooling

Two big Hollywood sequels and a batch of worthy indies

Reviews of 'Terminator Genisys', 'Magic Mike XXL', 'Infinitely Polar Bear', 'The Overnight', 'The Wolfpack' and 'Martin’s Pink Pickle.'

Tales out of School

Sailing a 40-foot yacht in Mexico, cooking shellfish on a beach in Scotland, and navigating the labyrinthine streets of Seville are not part of the school curriculum for most children. But these...