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Movie times

Thursday, July 30, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Amy (R) Daily 1:30, 4:10, 6:45, 9:40; Sun. no 1:30, also 11 a.m.; Tues.-Wed. no 6:45 Infinitely Polar Bear (R) Daily 1:40, 7:05; Sat.-Sun. also 11:20 a.m. Jurassic Park (PG-13) Sun. 2, Wed. 7 A Lego Brickumentary (G) Daily 4:40; Sat.-Sun. also 2:10 Mr. Holmes (PG) Daily 1:55, 4:35, 7:15, 9:25; Sat.-Sun. also 11:10 a.m. Stanford Prison Experiment (R) Daily 4:10, 7:20, …

Movie capsules

Thursday, July 30, 2015

AMY: This documentary tells the story of the late British pop singer Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks. Directed by Asif Kapadia. 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 but …

Movie review: ‘Vacation’ is a funny homage to its predecessor

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The great American family road trip seems, in the 32 years since we first met the Griswolds, as antiquated a concept as ever. Middle class families fly now — device enabled, efficiency obsessed and always aware of the outside world. Families flew in 1983, too, of course. “National Lampoon’s Vacation” actually begins with …

Movie review: Lotsa grinding, little plot in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

There’s an early scene in “Magic Mike XXL” that hints at what this much ballyhooed sequel woulda, coulda, shoulda been. Mike Lane, played by the well nigh irresistible Channing Tatum, is alone in his furniture workshop. As he …

Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

By JOCELYN NOVECK Associated Press NEW YORK — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who’s become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends that rarified world, was named principal dancer at American …

Recent Northampton High School graduate Jake Bridgman makes directorial debut at the Academy of Music with movie ‘The Cards’

Monday, June 29, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — It’s not uncommon for teenagers to struggle in figuring out who they are. But for the fictional character Ada Welles, the struggle reaches a whole new level: Since her memory was wiped out in a car …

Movie times

Thursday, June 25, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Far From the Madding Crowd (PG-13) Daily 2, 6:50; Sat. no 2; Mon. no 6:50 I’ll See You in My Dreams (PG-13) Daily 2:10, 4:20, 7:25, 9:35; Sat.-Sun. also 11:20 …

Movie Capsules

Thursday, April 16, 2015

A LITTLE CHAOS: Two talented landscape artists become romantically entangled while building a garden in King Louis XIV’s palace at Versailles. Stars Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci. Rated R. DOPE: Life changes for Malcolm (Shameik Moore), a …

Movie review: Overstuffed plot spoils irreverent, silly ‘Ted 2’

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

“Ted 2” asks a question that we never needed, or particularly wanted, to know the answer to: Is Ted, the magical, foul-mouthed, pot-smoking teddy bear, a person in the eyes of the law? While it’s unfair to judge …

Laurie Loisel’s Best Bets: “Spy”; Sunset kayak

Thursday, June 18, 2015

LOL Melissa McCarthy has made her mark as a comedian to take seriously. In “Spy,” now playing at Cinemark in Hadley and at South Hadley’s Tower Theaters, she is endlessly entertaining and sidesplittingly funny. On the talk show circuit leading up to the movie’s opening, much fuss was …

Movie times

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Far From the Madding Crowd (PG-13) Daily 1:45, 7; Sat. no 1:45; Mon. no 7 I’ll See You in My Dreams (PG-13) Daily 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:35; Sat.-Sun. also 11:20 …

Movie Capsules

Thursday, April 16, 2015

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON: When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to the planet’s mightiest heroes to stop the villainous …

Barry Roberts and his horses play roles in production of Emily Dickinson biopic ‘A Quiet Passion’ during Amherst filming

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

AMHERST — Barry Roberts’ horses have provided wagon rides for children at the Merry Maple celebration and the Taste of Amherst, pulled wedding carriages for newlyweds and participated in real-life funeral processions. But until Monday morning the two …