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In this image released by A24 Films, Jesse Eisenberg, right, and Jason Segel appear in a scene from the film, "The End of the Tour." (A24 Films via AP)

Movie Times

Thursday, August 27, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Best of Enemies (R) Daily 4:45, 7:20; Sat.-Sun. also 2:15 The End of the Tour (R) Daily 1:50, 4:15, 7, 9:25; Sat.-Sun. also 11:30 a.m.; Mon. no 7 Jaws (PG) Sun. 2; Wed. 7 Mr. Holmes (PG) Daily 2, 4:25, 6:50, 9:10; Sat.-Sun. also 11:40 a.m.; Fri., Mon. no 9:10; Sun. no …

Ice Cube’s son becomes him in ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Thursday, August 27, 2015

O’Shea Jackson Jr. was determined to play his father, Ice Cube, in “Straight Outta Compton.” Not only does the 24-year-old look uncannily like his dad, but he’s also got the rapper-turned-movie star’s mannerisms and expressions down — something he used to his advantage during the two-year audition process. Jackson Jr. makes his acting …

Movie capsules

Thursday, August 6, 2015

AMERICAN ULTRA: A stoner (Jesse Eisenberg) — who is in fact a government agent — is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination. Also stars Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton. Rated R. ANT-MAN: Director Peyton Reed’s tale of a tiny super hero. Armed with suit that provides the ability to shrink in scale …

Movie review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ a biopic to its own beat

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The shotgun blast of fury that first emanated from South Central Los Angeles in 1988 still packs a punch. The new, very much authorized biopic of N.W.A, “Straight Outta Compton,” aims to cement the legacy of the pioneering …

Movie Times

Friday, August 14, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org 10,000 Saints (R) Daily 4:30, 7:10; Sat.-Sun. also 1:50 Amy (R) Daily 9:10 The End of the Tour (R) Daily 2:10, 4:45, 7:20, 9:40; Sat.-Sun. also 11:30 a.m. Infinitely Polar …

Movie capsules

Thursday, August 6, 2015

10,000 SAINTS: Set in the 1980s, a teenager from Vermont moves to New York City to live with his father in the East Village. Stars Henry Kelemen, Julianne Nicholson, Ethan Hawke. Rated R. AMY: This documentary tells the …

New on DVD

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Lambert & Stamp: This documentary reveals how the unlikely partnership between aspiring filmmakers Christopher Stamp and Kit Lambert produced the rock-band phenomenon The Who. Rated R. The Riot Club: Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous …

Invisible Women? Hollywood’s female superhero problem

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Batman. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Ant-Man. The list of male superheroes starring in their own big-screen escapades is bigger than Tony Stark’s ego, and the billions of dollars these films have generated rival the fortunes of the well-off tinkerer. …

Blaise’s Bad Movie Guide: ‘Manos: The Hands of Fate’ — the worst of the worst!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

This is it, folks. The crème brûlée of bad movies. “Manos: The Hands of Fate” has been discussed and diced by many of the top scholars of cinematic trash. Flogging a dead horse might well apply here. However, …

Movie times

Thursday, August 13, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org 10,000 Saints (R) Daily 4:30, 7:10; Sat.-Sun. also 1:50 Amy (R) Daily 9:10 The End of the Tour (R) Daily 2:10, 4:45, 7:20, 9:40; Sat.-Sun. also 11:30 a.m. Infinitely Polar …

Movie review: ‘U.N.C.L.E.’ is high style, low substance

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

It’s not until the climax of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” a colorful, Cold War-era spy thriller, that its main failing becomes clear: The plot doesn’t matter. The characters don’t care. The script doesn’t care. And, the audience shouldn’t …

Movie review: Allen’s latest is a meditation on meaning and murder

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Woody Allen has always been interested in man’s search for meaning in life — a search he clearly sees as futile. Who can forget the young woman in “Play it Again, Sam,” staring at a Jackson Pollock painting …

Movie Times

Thursday, August 6, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Amy (R) Daily 1:40, 7, 9:10; Sun. no 1:40; Wed. no 7 Infinitely Polar Bear (R) Daily 4:35 Irrational Man (R) Daily 2:10, 4:55, 7:15, 9:30; Sat.-Sun. also 11:30 a.m. …