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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

New on DVD

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Better Living Through Chemistry: A strait-laced pharmacist’s uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder. Stars Sam Rockwell, Olivia … 0

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “Draft Day,” “Oculus,” “The Raid 2” and “Rio 2.” The Amherst Cinema opens “The Lunchbox” and “The Unknown Known” and continues showing “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Le Week-End.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features “Noah” and … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, April 4, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with 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) La Dolce Vita (R) Le Week-End (R) … 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

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 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) La Dolce Vita (R) Le Week-End (R) Omar (NR) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE MALL 267 Russell … 0

‘Captain America’ superhero role ‘epic’ for Mackie

Thursday, April 3, 2014

For Anthony Mackie, landing the role of the Falcon in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” meant more than inking his dream deal with Marvel. “When I heard I got the role I broke down in tears,” said Mackie … 0

New on DVD

Thursday, April 3, 2014

August: Osage County: The strong-willed women of the Weston family have gone their separate ways until a family crisis brings them back together in the Oklahoma family home. Stars Meryl Streep, Dermot Mulroney, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan … 0

Weekend Planner — Film: ‘La Dolce Vita’ at Amherst Cinema

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

When Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita” opened in 1960, New York Times film critic Bosley Crowther cited its “brilliantly graphic estimation of a whole swath of society in sad decay,” calling it “an awesome picture, licentious in content … 0

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “God’s Not Dead.” The Amherst Cinema opens “Le Week-End” and “Omar” and continues showing “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features “Divergent” and “Noah.” Today’s movie review, on … 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Aronofsky’s ‘Noah’ is everything — except boring

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

What to make of Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah”? Perhaps that’s the wrong question. Indeed, what NOT to make of “Noah”? Because it is so many things. It is, of course, a biblical blockbuster, a 21st-century answer to Cecil B. … 0