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Connor Corum, left, and Greg Kinnear in a scene from "Heaven Is For Real." 

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Movie Listings

Friday, April 18, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Contact theaters for show times; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Finding Vivian Maier (NR) Le Week-End (R) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) The Lunchbox (PG) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE MALL 267 Russell St., Hadley 800-326-3264, ext. 1118 cinemark.com Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) Captain America: … 0

Director Bob Peterson, Ed Asner to speak at Northampton showing of “Up”

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Creative collaboration? Bob Peterson says he’s all for it. And the writer and co-director of the Disney/Pixar movie “Up” knows something about sharing ideas to create memorable art. Peterson, a longtime contributing artist at Pixar Animation Studios, will join veteran actor Ed Asner at Northampton’s Academy of Music Saturday for a special screening … 0

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “A Haunted House 2,” “Bears,” “Dom Hemingway,” “Heaven Is for Real,” “Transcendence” and “Under the Skin.” The Amherst Cinema opens “Finding Vivian Maier” and continues showing “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The Lunch Box” and “Le Week-End.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features “Rio 2” and “Transcendence.” For capsule summaries of current movies, … 0

Movie Listings

Thursday, March 27, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Finding Vivian Maier (NR) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Le Week-End (R) The Lunchbox (PG) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE MALL 267 … 0

Movie Capsules

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Bears: A documentary, narrated by John C. Reilly, that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life’s most important lessons. Rated G. CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER: Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans), … 0

Pfister, Depp reunite for sci-fi ‘Transcendence’

Thursday, April 17, 2014

For more than a decade, cinematographer Wally Pfister brought director Christopher Nolan’s cinematic visions to life. Now, he’s the one calling the shots. His directorial debut, the new sci-fi mystery “Transcendence,” has many elements of a Nolan blockbuster … 0

New on DVD

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Barefoot: The “black sheep” son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who’s been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother’s wedding. Stars Evan Rachel Wood, Scott … 0

Review: ‘Rio 2’ dazzling but overloaded

Thursday, April 17, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW A vivid and delightful animated spectacle, “Rio 2” is chock-full of colorful 3-D wonder and jubilant musical numbers set against a tale of family dynamics and environmental dilemmas. The sequel opens with a vibrant New Year’s … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, April 11, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check theaters for show times; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Le Week-End (R) The Lunchbox (PG) The Unknown … 0

Frederick Law Olmsted, American Pioneer Florence documentary producers offer new film on famous landscape architect

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Parks might seem the most basic sort of amenity for a city — a place where people can escape the pressure and noise of urban life and enjoy a taste of the natural world that asphalt and concrete … 0

Blaise’s Bad Movie Guide: ‘Kill and Kill Again’

Thursday, April 10, 2014

A couple of disclaimers up front. First, “Kill and Kill Again” is a kung fu movie, but it’s not your typical ’70s export out of Japan. If it were, a synopsis would consist of “You killed my brother/sister/father/mother/son/daughter … 0

Movie Listings

Thursday, March 27, 2014

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Le Week-End (R) The Lunchbox (PG) The Unknown Known (PG-13) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE MALL 267 Russell St., Hadley 800-326-3264, ext. 1118 cinemark.com Captain America: Winter … 0

Movie Capsules

Thursday, April 3, 2014

BAD WORDS: Guy Trilby (Jason Bateman, who also directed), a man who sets out to exact revenge for a childhood spelling-bee loss, finds a loophole in the rules, and decides to enter, and win, as an adult. Also … 0