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Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans), James "Rhodey" Rhodes/War Machine (Don Cheadle), Dr. Cho (Claudia Kim), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Clint Barton/Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Bruce Banner/Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." Photo courtesy Marvel/TNS

Movie Times

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Clouds of Sils Maria (R) Daily 2, 4:10, 7:15, 9:20; Sat., Wed. also 4:45; Sat. no 1:30; Wed. no 7 Merchants of Doubt (PG-13) Daily 4:35, 7:10; Sat.-Sun. also 2:10 Roar (PG) Daily 4:45, 9:50; Sun. also 11:30 a.m.; Sat., Wed. no 4:45 While We’re Young (R) Daily 1:30, 7, 9:50; Sun. …

Trio’s song finds way into blockbuster movie, ‘Unfriended’

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It isn’t every day that a song recorded by a couple of local college students makes its way into a major motion picture. That’s precisely what has happened to members of The Bandshes, a trio that includes University of Massachusetts Amherst student Athena Demaille Von Schmidt and Smith College student Zoe Chatfield, both …

Steve Pfarrer’s Best Bets: 2 documentaries: ‘The Hand That Feeds’ at Academy of Music; ‘James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket’ at HCC

Thursday, April 30, 2015

I’M STICKING TO THE UNION We all hear about the decline of unions, whether for state employees in Wisconsin or in private business. “The Hand That Feeds,” a 2014 documentary, tells the story of undocumented sandwich shop workers in New York who band together to fight their employer’s unfair practices. It’s directed and produced by Robin Blotnick, formerly of Northampton, and his wife, …

Movie Capsules

Thursday, March 5, 2015

BIRDMAN: In this year’s Academy Award winner for best film, Michael Keaton plays a washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero and now must try to win back his family, his career and his own integrity as …

With a wink to ‘Twilight,’ Kristen Stewart speeds forward

Thursday, April 9, 2015

In “The Clouds of Sils Maria,” Kristen Stewart’s celebrity has been inverted. The paparazzi rush right past her. She plays the efficient, constantly emailing assistant to Juliette Binoche’s famed European actress. Reading tabloid stories about a Hollywood starlet …

Movie review: ‘The Longest Ride’ tells two love stories, old and new

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Ever since “The Notebook” made moviegoers swoon in 2004, Nicholas Sparks’ name has been synonymous with teary-eyed romance. The author’s latest novel adapted for the big screen, “The Longest Ride,” is no exception, offering two love stories at …

New on DVD

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Antarctica: A Year on Ice: A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the …

‘Furious 7’ makes fast $143.6M at box office

Sunday, April 5, 2015

LOS ANGELES — The high-octane “Furious 7” peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning $143.6 million from 4,004 locations to easily top the domestic box office, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. The …

Movie Times

Thursday, April 2, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org It Follows (R) Daily 2, 4:40, 7:30, 9:45; Sat.-Sun. also 11:30 a.m. Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter (NR) Daily 4:30, 7:05; Fri.-Mon., Wed. also 9:35; Sat.-Sun. also 1:55 The Second Best …

Movie Capsules

Thursday, March 5, 2015

BIRDMAN: In this year’s Academy Award winner for best film, Michael Keaton plays a washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero and now must try to win back his family, his career and his own integrity as …

New on DVD

Thursday, April 2, 2015

A Most Violent Year: In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant (Oscar Isaac) fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city’s history. Also stars Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo. Rated R. …

Movie Review: ‘Furious 7’ drives hard with action, laughs, tribute

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Fast-moving fight scenes, outrageous auto antics and a sprinkling of ridiculous one-liners make “Furious 7” a campy, crowd-pleasing escape. Never mind that the film repeatedly presents the impossible — a muscle car attacks an airborne helicopter — fans …

Movie times

Thursday, March 26, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org ’71 (R) Fri.-Sun, Thurs. 6:50; Fri. also 1:55; Sun. also 11:15 a.m.; Mon.-Thurs. 1:55 Breathless (NR) Sun. 2; Tues. 7 A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (NR) Daily 9:50 …