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Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “Get On Up” and “Guardians of the Galaxy.” The Amherst Cinema opens “Begin Again,” “Boyhood” and “Wish I Was Here” and continues showing “Obvious Child.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features “And So It Goes,” “Chef” and “Jersey Boys.” Today’s movie review, on page C4, is “Guardians of the Galaxy.” For capsule summaries of current movies, see Hampshire Life … 0

Movie review: ‘Guardians’ is irreverent but not enough

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

At the height of their powers, our overlords at Marvel have deigned to prove, like an emperor tolerating a court jester, that they do, in fact, have a sense of humor. The Marvel universe, of course, isn’t entirely lacking comedy, as we’ve seen in “Iron Man” and “The Avengers.” But on the whole, … 0

Amherst Cinema celebrates summer with ‘Classic Car Series’

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

In honor of the last full month of summer, Amherst Cinema will present a series of films about “classic cars, fast drivers and asphalt odysseys.” The “Hit the Road Jack” series, which features four films, will run throughout the month of August. Each movie will be shown on a Saturday at 2 p.m., … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, July 25, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for showtimes; websites and phone numbers are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Begin Again (R) Life Itself (R) Obvious Child (R) Snowpiercer (R) Venus In … 0

Movie Listings

Thursday, July 24, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Begin Again (R) Life Itself (R) Obvious Child (R) Snowpiercer (R) Venus In Furs (NR) Vertigo (PG) Wish I Was … 0

Movie Capsules

Thursday, July 3, 2014

22 jump street: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum )when they go deep undercover at a local college. Also stars Ice Cube. … 0

Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled. “I always thought: He could be making a film right now. He’s as lucid as could be. Here’s the great Frank Capra not doing … 0

Movie Review: Braff’s fan-funded film doesn’t pay off

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

When Zach Braff took to Kickstarter to fund his new movie, “Wish I Was Here,” he explained to fans where their money would go: It would ensure his creative control, allow him to cast the actors he wanted, … 0

New on DVD

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cuban Fury: Thirteen-year-old Bruce Garrett (Ben Radcliffe) is a natural-born dancer, and is working hard to explode at the UK Junior Salsa Championships. But a bullying incident on the streets of London robs him of his confidence, and … 0

Film, television legend James Garner dies at 86

Sunday, July 20, 2014

NEW YORK — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow … 0

Friday, July 18, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for showtimes; websites and phone numbers are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Begin Again (R) For No Good Reason (R) Life Itself (R) Obvious Child … 0

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley offers sneak peaks of “Hercules” and “Lucy.” The Amherst Cinema opens “For No Good Reason” and “Life Itself” and continues showing “Begin Again,” “Obvious Child” “Snowpiercer” and “Words and Pictures.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley opens “Chef.” Today’s … 0

Movie listings

Thursday, July 10, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Begin Again (R) For No Good Reason (R) Life Itself (R) Obvious Child (R) Snowpiercer (R) Words & Pictures (PG-13) … 0