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“Public Enemies” — 2 & ½ popcorns

Stylish as Johnny Depp’s portrayal is in director Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies,” it appears the splendid thespian is a bit late to the party. Short of reinventing the antihero, his performance, like Dillinger himself, was doomed. Just as our idea of the hero changes, so does its counterculture variant. This bad boy is strictly old fedora.

Home & Garden Tour

PERTH AMBOY—The Royal Garden Club By The Bay will present “Perth Amboy-An Architectural Anthology.” This home and garden tour will be held on Sunday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Build A Rain Barrel Workshop

SOUTH BRUNSWICK—On Tuesday, July 28, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will present a Build a Rain Barrel workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick.