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Sherlock Holmes film from 1916 found

Friday, May 29, 2015

By Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune (TNS) MONTIGNY-LE-BRETONNEUX, France - Here is the story of how a 1916 silent film made in Chicago starring William Gillette, the most renowned Sherlock Holmes interpreter of his day, came to be lost for nearly a century. And then, miraculously, found. The archives of the Cinematheque Francaise are housed in a sprawling 19th century military compound crouching against a hillside, situated among trees, chirping birds …

Movie Times

Thursday, May 28, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Far from the Madding Crowd (PG-13) Daily 1:40, 4:25, 7:05, 9:35; Sat.-Sun. also 11:10 a.m. Iris (PG-13) Daily 4:50, 7:15; Sat.-Sun. also 2:30 Lambert & Stamp (R) Daily 1:30, 9:45; Mon. no 9:45 Salt of the Earth (PG-13) Daily 4:05, 6:55, 9:15; Sat.-Sun. also 11:05 …

Movie Capsules

Thursday, April 16, 2015

THE AGE OF ADALINE: A young woman (Blake Lively), born at the turn of 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After years of a solitary life, she meets a man (Michiel Huisman) who might be worth losing her immortality for. Also stars Harrison Ford. Rated PG-13. ALOHA: A celebrated military contractor …

New on DVD

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Accidental Love: A small-town waitress gets a a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, D.C., where she meets a clueless young senator. Stars Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal Raymond L. Brown …

They Will Be Back: Sequels multiply in summer movie season

Friday, April 24, 2015

‘I’ll be back,” the line Arnold Schwarzenegger first uttered more than 30 years ago in that indelible manly monotone, belongs to the Terminator, of course. But it also might as well be the official slogan of the summer …

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “The Age of Adaline,” “Ex Machina” and “The Water Diviner. The Amherst Cinema opens “Clouds of Sils Maria” and “Wild Tales” and continues showing “While We’re Young” and “Woman in Gold.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features …

Movie Review: Tom Hardy excels but ‘Child 44’ feels like 40 movies

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The best-selling novel “Child 44” by Tom Rob Smith runs well over 400 pages, and that’s perhaps the first hint as to why the movie based on it seems to veer in 40 different directions. It’s a political …

Weekend Planner — Film: ‘Eminent Domain,’ ‘Lichtstark’ at Historic Northampton

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

In “Eminent Domain,” a documentary short by Brian Comfort, we are introduced to Jim Bishop, a man who has been building a castle in the mountains of Colorado for more than 40 years and whose seemingly limitless capacity …

Movie Times

Thursday, April 16, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (NR) Daily 4:50, 7:30; Sat.-Sun. also 2:10 The Hunting Ground (PG-13) Daily 4:05; Wed. also 2, 7; Sat.-Sun. also 7; Mon., Tues., Thurs. also 2 While We’re Young (R) Daily 2:15, 4:40, 7:15, 9:30; …

Movie Capsules

Thursday, April 16, 2015

CHILD 44: A disgraced member of the military police investigates a series of nasty child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union. Stars Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace. Rated R. CINDERELLA: When her father (Ben Chaplin) unexpectedly passes …

Movie Review: ‘Woman in Gold,’ a remarkable story lifelessly told

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

“Woman in Gold” has a rich story to tell. The true account of Maria Altmann’s fight to reclaim a famed Gustav Klimt painting of her aunt, “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” first stolen by the Nazis and then …

‘Most dangerous movie ever made’ charges into theaters

Thursday, April 16, 2015

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES — “No animals were harmed during the making of ‘Roar.’ But 70 members of the cast and crew were.” So claims a trailer for the theatrical re-release of a little-seen …

Comic book heroes not hiding in the shadows any more

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

By Neal Justin Star Tribune (Minneapolis) It’s Lex Luthor’s worst nightmare. Television is recruiting more comic-book superheroes than the Justice League of America, from the steely-eyed members of ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” featuring cameos from the blockbuster “Avengers” films, to “The Flash,” the highest-rated series in CW’s history. …