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‘Terminator Genisys’ debuts at No. 3, ‘Magic Mike: XXL’ below at No. 4

Monday, July 6, 2015

By Saba Hamedy Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES - Male strippers and the return of the Terminator were not enough to excite moviegoers, who instead flocked to leftovers such as “Jurassic World” and “Inside Out” during the Fourth of July weekend. Warner Bros.’ “Magic Mike XXL” and Paramount Pictures’ “Terminator Genisys” fell short of tracking expectations, grossing an estimated $12 million and $28.7 million, respectively, from Friday through Sunday …

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED: After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson (Robert Gustafsson) finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey. Also stars Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg. Rated R. A LITTLE CHAOS: …

Friday, July 3, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (R) Daily 4:55, 7:35; Sat.-Sun. also 2:25 Grey Gardens (PG) Sun. 2; Wed. 7 I’ll See You in My Dreams (PG-13) Daily 1:55, 4:25, 6:55; Sun. no 1:55; Tues. no 6:55 A Little Chaos (R) …

Movie review: ‘Poltergeist’ solid remake of haunted house classic

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

It’s infrequent and particularly satisfying when the remake of an especially memorable film equals or exceeds the experience of the original. In 1982, “Poltergeist” saw the brilliant pairing of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s” low-budget horror director Tobe Hooper …

Larry Hott heads to Vietnam on Fulbright Grant

Friday, May 22, 2015

Right on the heels of the screening of his new film, “SciTech Band: Pride of Springfield,” Larry Hott will head to Vietnam for a month to lead a series of classes and workshops on documentary filmmaking, courtesy of a Fulbright grant. Hott, who runs Florentine Films/Hott Productions with …

Bill Fagerbakke happy to keep playing Patrick on ‘SpongeBob’

Thursday, May 28, 2015

By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (TNS) Depending on the species, a starfish can live up to 35 years. That means Patrick, the overweight, slightly dimwitted pink starfish who is best buddies with SpongeBob SquarePants looks to have years of entertaining ahead of him. The animated series launched …

Music as life lesson: Northampton filmmaker profiles the SciTech Band of Springfield

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

They’ve been dubbed “The Pride of Springfield” for the hope they embody, both in a struggling school and the hardscrabble city they live in. And for the students in the band at Springfield High School of Science and …

Movie Times

Thursday, May 21, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Clouds of Sils Maria (R) Daily 4:05; 9:25; Wed. no 9:25 Far from the Madding Crowd (PG-13) Daily 1:40, 4:25, 7:05, 9:35; Sat.-Mon. also 11:10 a.m. Lambert & Stamp (R) …

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 …

Movie review: Witherspoon and Vergara crash in ‘Hot Pursuit’

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

“Hot Pursuit” has all the trappings of a buddy comedy, except that whole comedy part. The pairing of Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara, like the recent Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy “Get Hard,” is predicated on the distance …

Movie Times

Thursday, May 14, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Clouds of Sils Maria (R) Daily 1:30, 4:40; Fri.-Mon., Wed. also 6:50; Sun. also 11:20 a.m. Far from the Madding Crowd (PG-13) Daily 1:45, 4:30, 7:15; Fri.-Mon., Wed. also 9:25; …

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 …

Movie Review: Girl power! ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ hits those sweet notes

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

“Who run the world? GIRLS!” sing those irrepressible Barden University Bellas, channeling Beyonce, in “Pitch Perfect 2.” And yes, they sure do run the world. The highly anticipated sequel to the 2012 surprise hit “Pitch Perfect” is now, …