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Connor Corum, left, and Greg Kinnear in a scene from "Heaven Is For Real." 

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Movie Listings

Friday, April 18, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Contact theaters for show times; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Finding Vivian Maier (NR) Le Week-End (R) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) The Lunchbox (PG) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE MALL 267 Russell St., Hadley 800-326-3264, ext. 1118 cinemark.com Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) Captain America: … 0

Director Bob Peterson, Ed Asner to speak at Northampton showing of “Up”

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Creative collaboration? Bob Peterson says he’s all for it. And the writer and co-director of the Disney/Pixar movie “Up” knows something about sharing ideas to create memorable art. Peterson, a longtime contributing artist at Pixar Animation Studios, will join veteran actor Ed Asner at Northampton’s Academy of Music Saturday for a special screening … 0

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “A Haunted House 2,” “Bears,” “Dom Hemingway,” “Heaven Is for Real,” “Transcendence” and “Under the Skin.” The Amherst Cinema opens “Finding Vivian Maier” and continues showing “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The Lunch Box” and “Le Week-End.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features “Rio 2” and “Transcendence.” For capsule summaries of current movies, … 0

Oscar-winning documentary producer Caitrin Rogers has Northampton roots

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

John Rogers can’t remember exactly when his daughter Caitrin developed an interest in film and the idea of living in California. But by the time she was a teenager, Rogers recalls, his daughter was bound and determined to … 0

Movie Capsules

Thursday, March 13, 2014

3 DAYS TO KILL: A dying Secret Service Agent (Kevin Costner) trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter (Hailee Steinfeld), is offered an experimental drug that could save his life. But there’s a hitch: He must complete one … 0

Movie listings

Thursday, March 13, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Contact theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org If You Build It (NR) Like Father, Like Son (NR) Philomena (PG-13) Tim’s Vermeer (PG-13) The Wind Rises (PG-13) CINEMARK AT … 0

Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

Thursday, March 13, 2014

They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can’t be too good-looking, either, right? Especially in Hollywood. But in the popular new film “Son of God,” Jesus is … 0

New on DVD

Thursday, March 13, 2014

American Hustle: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), and his seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), are forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper) who pushes them into a world of … 0

Movie review: The abs strike back in ‘300’ sequel

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The glistening abs are back in “300: Rise of an Empire,” and they’ve been doing crunches. Like its forerunner, the 2007 hit “300,” “Rise of an Empire” again plunges us into bloody, hyper-stylized Greek history: mythology with muscles. … 0

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Playing this week in area theaters: Cinemark in Hadley opens “Need for Speed” and “The Single Moms Club.” The Amherst Cinema opens “If You Build It” and “Tim’s Vermeer” and continues showing “Like Father, Like Son,” “Philomena” and “The Wind Rises.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features … 0

Mark Wahlberg to receive MTV’s ‘Generation’ award

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Mark Wahlberg once produced a show for a top-tier cable network that was inspired by his own experiences in Hollywood. Now another top-tier cable network will tip its hat to Wahlberg and his experiences in Hollywood — just as he promotes a movie based on … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, March 7, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Contact theaters for show times; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Gloria (R) The Great Beauty (NR) Italian Film Series: The Leopard (PG) Like … 0

‘300’ sequel faces tough sell with missing lead

Friday, March 7, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Selling “300: Rise of an Empire” was already going to be difficult even before its leading man went missing from promotional duties. Nearly all the main characters died in the original “300,” and it’s been … 0