The summer is about to explode with superheroes and dystopia as “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Mad Max: Fury Road” kick off the blockbuster movie season. Throw a stone and you won't find any trouble hitting a movie with a marketing wallet to rival an independent film's production budget, but there will also be a number of movies working against that fray and hoping for a little love.
So that's what we're here to suggest. Last year efforts like “Boyhood,” “Cold in July,” “Obvious Child” and “The Rover” were lurking beneath the radar. This year we've come up with another list of 15 titles to mix things up. Some of these are holdovers from the festival circuit looking to carve a path through the money-making quarters. Others are just counter-programming measures banking on fatigue brought on by the usual onslaught. All of them are worth your time.
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