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This photo provided by Broad Green Pictures shows, Robert Redford, left, as Bill Bryson, and Nick Nolte as Stephen Katz, in the film, "A Walk in the Woods." Redford co-stars with Nolte and Emma Thompson in the movie which releases in U.S. theaters on Sept. 2, 2015. (Frank Masi, SMPSP/Broad Green Pictures via AP)

Movie times

Thursday, September 3, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org The End of the Tour (R) Daily 9:15 Listen to Me Marlon (NR) Daily 4:55, 7:25, Sat.-Sun. also 2:30; Tues. no 4:55 Mistress America (R) Daily 2:20, 4:45, 7:20, 9:35; Sat.-Sun. also noon Mr. Holmes (PG) Daily 2, 4:25, 7:05; Sun. also 11:45 a.m.; Wed. no 7:05 Phoenix (PG-13) Daily 2:10, 4:35, …

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 …

Fall Movie Preview: Highlights from September-December

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Though the fall movie season is traditionally the time of year when Hollywood gets serious, this fall is stuffed with spectacles. Alongside the seasonal biopics, true-life tales and period dramas that will surely contend for Oscars, some of the biggest franchises around are set to add a whiff of popcorn to awards season. …

Movie review: A stoner who can smoke ‘em down in ‘American Ultra’

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The likably awkward chemistry of Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg remains intact in “American Ultra,” a violent stoner action-comedy that’s half “Pineapple Express,” half “The Bourne Identity,” and not as good as either. Stewart and Eisenberg, who starred …

Movie star Jackie Chan caught between East, West

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

By Julie Makinen Los Angeles Times (TNS) BEIJING — On a sultry afternoon, in his basement office lair tucked beneath a sportscar dealership and private jet showroom, Jackie Chan is flipping gleefully through photos on his MacBook. The martial arts master and multimillionaire is eager to show off …

Movie capsules

Thursday, August 6, 2015

ALOFT: A struggling mother (Jennifer Connelly) encounters the son she abandoned 20 years earlier. Also stars Cillian Murphy, Mélanie Laurent. Rated R. AMERICAN ULTRA: A stoner (Jesse Eisenberg) — who is in fact a government agent — is …

Movie times

Thursday, August 20, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Aloft (R) Daily 9:10 Best of Enemies (R) Daily 4:30, 7:10, 9:0; Sat.-Sun. also 1:50 The End of the Tour (R) Daily 2:10, 4:45, 7:20, 9:40; Sun. also 11:30 a.m.; Sat. no 2:10 The Graduate (PG) Sun. 2, Wed. 7 …

Colombia revisits violent past with Escobar biopic

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia — When it comes to drug lords, there’s no matching Pablo Escobar. More than two decades after he was gunned down, his vast wealth, megalomania and ruthless violence still mesmerize, as evidenced by the attention surrounding …

Downey’s story portrays pioneer of loudmouth TV

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

NEW YORK — A man clears his throat and rages at the world. He claims to speak for everyday folks with conservative ideals and he savages anyone who challenges him. He is uncensored and high-decibel, an avatar of …

Weekend Planner — Film: ‘Salt of the Earth’ at Amherst Cinema

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Described by The New York Times film critic Bosley Crowther at the time of its 1954 release as “a strong pro-labor film with a particularly sympathetic interest in the Mexican-Americans with whom it deals,” “Salt of the Earth” …

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 …