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"The Legend of Boggy Creek"

Blaise’s Bad Movie Guide: Looking for the Fouke Monster in ‘The Legend of Boggy Creek’

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Gordon Lightfoot comes to the Calvin Theatre on Sunday and he’ll probably sing about the Edmund Fitzgerald whose “legend lives on from the Chippewa on down.” By contrast, there’s “The Legend of Boggy Creek,” which will probably live on in the memories of very few. This 1972 documentary/horror film/“Blair Witch” hybrid claims to be based on true stories (always a … 0

Movie listings

Thursday, July 10, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Begin Again (R) Citizen Kane (PG) Obvious Child (R) Snowpiercer (R) Words & Pictures (PG-13) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE MALL 267 Russell St., Hadley 800-326-3264, ext. 1118 cinemark.com Chef (R) Classic Series: Pretty Woman (R) Dawn … 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. Rated R. BEGIN AGAIN: Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her songwriting partner/lover Dave (Adam Levine) head … 0

Turkish director’s film lands top Cannes prize

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour-16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or. Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved, despite having won three … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, May 23, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for showtimes; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Belle (PG) Fed Up (PG) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Locke (R) Only … 0

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “Chef” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” The Amherst Cinema opens “Belle” and continues showing “Fed Up,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Locke” and “Only Lovers Left Alive.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features “Blended” and “Godzilla.” Today’s … 0

Movie listings

Thursday, May 22, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Belle (PG) Fed Up (PG) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Locke (R) Only Lovers Left Alive (R) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE … 0

Movie Capsules

Thursday, May 15, 2014

BELLE: Inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mabatha-Raw), an illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy admiral, who was raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson), and his wife (Emily Watson). Also … 0

New on DVD

Thursday, May 22, 2014

24 Exposures: A photographer who specializes in erotic photo shoots is suspected of murder when one of his models is found dead. Stars Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett, Helen Rogers. Not rated. Endless Love: A privileged girl (Gabriella Wilde) … 0

Jon Hamm goes wholesome as a sports agent in ‘Arm’

Thursday, May 22, 2014

To portray J.B. Bernstein, the sports agent behind the signing of the first two Indian Major Leaguers, Jon Hamm had to act like a noble guy in Disney’s based-on-a-true-story “Million Dollar Arm,” instead of the cutthroat ad exec … 0

Movie Review: Favreau’s charming ‘Chef’ stirs appetite

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

From the mouth-watering carne asada to the molten chocolate cake, Jon Favreau’s “Chef” is a delectable take on an out-of-work cook who experiences career rejuvenation when traveling cross-country serving Cuban entrees on a food truck. Marking Favreau’s return … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, May 16, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for showtimes; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Fed Up (PG) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Locke (R) The Lunchbox (NR) … 0

Brother: ‘Sugar Man’ director killed himself

Friday, May 16, 2014

STOCKHOLM — Malik Bendjelloul, the Swedish director of the acclaimed “Searching for Sugar Man” documentary, was widely known for his enthusiasm, kindness and high spirits — so the news Wednesday that he had taken his own life shocked … 0