Rebecca’s Take: Reviews, June 30

“Now You See Me 2”: 2.5 out of 5 stars. In theaters. “Now You See Me 2” doesn’t match the tricks of its flashy predecessor. Despite its flaws, the entertaining 2013 crowd-pleaser pulled an intriguing mystery out of its hat. With John M. Chu taking...

Boris Breaks-it

— Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (otherwise called “Brexit”) caught the world by surprise. Markets shuddered. The pound collapsed. Political turmoil gripped both the “United” (at least for now as Scotland and Northern...

Uneven playing fields

— Sarah Hofius Hall’s annual (and exhaustive) breakdown of test results and graduation rates by NEPA’s numerous school districts offers parents, kids and educators an overview of just where our region stands, educationally. Unsurprisingly, income...