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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

Weekend Planner — Film: Summer series at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum is offering a free summer film series featuring works with a tie-in to its current exhibition, “A Unblemished Mirror of Truth: Kyohei Inukai, Robert Brackman, and Portraits of American Tragedy.” Set for three … 0

‘Transformers’ is tops on weak July 4 weekend

Sunday, July 6, 2014

NEW YORK — The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and the Melisa McCarthy comedy “Tammy” led the weakest summer holiday weekend in … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, July 4, 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 Cold in July (R) A Hard Day’s Night (R) Ida (R) Obvious Child … 0

Thursday, July 3, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Cold in July (R) A Hard Day’s Night (R) Ida (R) Obvious Child (R) Snowpiercer (R) Words & Pictures (PG-13) … 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

Weekend Planner — Movies

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “Tammy,” “Earth To Echo,” and “Deliver Us From Evil.” The Amherst Cinema opens “Cold In July” and “Snowpiercer” and continues showing “Obvious Child,” “Words & Pictures,” and “Ida.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features “Jersey Boys,” “Transformers: … 0

Ebert’s documentary tribute captures ‘Life Itself’

Thursday, July 3, 2014

There’s a lovely sentiment that the late movie critic Roger Ebert expressed when describing what movies were to him and why this medium that he spent his life covering still mattered. “The movies are like a machine that … 0

Movie Listings

Thursday, June 26, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Ida (R) The Immigrant (R) Obvious Child (R) We Are The Best (NR) Words & Pictures (PG-13) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE … 0

‘They Came Together’ a parody party that winks at itself too much

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

David Wain’s “They Came Together” identifies the tropes of the romantic comedy with uncommon acuity. If only it would stop winking so much. Wain has made his film with an enviable collection of funny people. It stars Paul … 0

Return to Vietnam Documentary film to explore role of ‘Donut Dollies’ in Vietnam War

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin incident, the clash between U.S. and North Vietnamese naval forces that prompted President Lyndon Johnson to call for a dramatic buildup of U.S. troops in Vietnam. Four … 0