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Friday, February 27, 2015

BELIEVE ME: Desperate and broke on the eve of their graduation, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition — and partying. With Miles Fisher, Zachary Knighton, Alex Russell and Sinqua Walls. Rated PG-13. DEAR WHITE PEOPLE: Director/writer Justin Simien looks at race issues on an Ivy League college campus during the Obama era. Despite its satirical humor, the movie offers a reminder that in many ways racism has become more abhorent because it’s done in such a subversive manner. With Tyler James Williams, Dennis Haysbert, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner. Rated R. THE BETTER ANGELS: The story of Abraham Lincoln’s childhhood …

Friday, February 27, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org The Imitation Game (PG-13) Daily 1:35, 4:10, 6:45, 9:15; Sat. also 11:10 a.m.; Wed. no 6:45, 9:15 Maps To The Stars (R) Daily 1:50, 4:25, 7, 9:30; Sat.-Sun. also 11:25 a.m. Mr. Turner (R) Daily 1:20, 4:45, 8; Sun. also 10:35 a.m., no 1:20 Song …

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Friday, February 27, 2015

AMERICAN SNIPER: Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) saves countless lives on the battlefield, which turns him into a legend. But when he returns home to his wife (Sienna Miller) and kids after four tours of duty, he finds that he can’t leave the war behind. Also stars Kyle Gallner. Rated R. …

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org 2015 Oscar-Nominated Animation Shorts (NR) Daily 4:30, 9:30; Sun. also 11:15 a.m. 2015 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts (NR) Fri.-Sun. 2, 6:40; Mon., Tues., Thurs. 6:40 The Imitation Game (PG-13) …

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

AMERICAN SNIPER: Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) saves countless lives on the battlefield, which turns him into a legend. But when he returns home to his wife (Sienna Miller) and kids after four tours of duty, …

‘Fifty Shades’ author says she ‘fought hard’ for her fans

Thursday, February 12, 2015

‘Fifty Shades of Grey” devotees, know this: Whether you end up loving or hating the new movie, author EL James had your back. “I was thinking about the readers,” James says about the sometimes fraught process of adapting …

New on DVD

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Birdman: A washed-up actor (Michael Keaton) who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family troubles as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. Also stars Zach Galifianakis, Edward …

Movie review: Fifty Shades of dissatisfaction

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Curious? The posters for “Fifty Shades of Grey” coyly ask. Whether or not you’re one of the 100 million who bought, and presumably read, E L James’ kinky book, the buzz alone surrounding this “Twilight” fan fiction turned …

‘Birdman’ bests ‘Boyhood’ again

Sunday, February 8, 2015

LOS ANGELES — The long takes of Alejandro Inarritu’s “Birdman” won out over the long production of Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” at the Directors Guild Awards Saturday. Both formally ambitious in very different ways, “Boyhood” and “Birdman” have been …

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org 2015 Oscar-Nominated Animation Shorts (NR) Daily 2, 6:55; Sat.-Sun. no 2; Tues. no 6:55 2015 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts (NR) Daily 4:05 Birdman (R) Daily 9:10 The Imitation Game …

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

AMERICAN SNIPER: Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) saves countless lives on the battlefield, which turns him into a legend. But when he returns home to his wife (Sienna Miller) and kids after four tours of duty, …

‘Jupiter Ascending’ filmmakers unfazed by negativity

Thursday, February 5, 2015

It seems as though nothing can come between the Wachowskis. When the filmmaker siblings are asked what incites the biggest spats between the duo best known for writing and directing “The Matrix” trilogy, Andy and Lana Wachowski provide …

New on DVD

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day: The day for young Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) begins with gum stuck in his hair, and is followed by more calamities. He gets little sympathy from his family and …