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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ tops MTV Movie Awards nominations

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

LOS ANGELES — And you thought Hollywood’s award season was over. A teenage tearjerker, a foul-mouthed coed comedy and a raucous space adventure featuring a talking tree lead the nominees for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards. MTV announced Wednesday that “The Fault in Our Stars,” “Neighbors” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” all have seven shots at winning a golden popcorn trophy at the annual awards ceremony airing live on April …

New on DVD

Friday, February 27, 2015

BELIEVE ME: Desperate and broke on the eve of their graduation, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition — and partying. With Miles Fisher, Zachary Knighton, Alex Russell and Sinqua Walls. Rated PG-13. DEAR WHITE PEOPLE: Director/writer Justin Simien looks at race issues on an Ivy League college …

Friday, February 27, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org The Imitation Game (PG-13) Daily 1:35, 4:10, 6:45, 9:15; Sat. also 11:10 a.m.; Wed. no 6:45, 9:15 Maps To The Stars (R) Daily 1:50, 4:25, 7, 9:30; Sat.-Sun. also 11:25 a.m. Mr. Turner (R) Daily 1:20, 4:45, 8; Sun. also 10:35 a.m., no 1:20 Song …

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Movie listings

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The following movies are playing locally. Contact theaters for times. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Birdman (R) Citizenfour (R) Force Majeure (R) The Imitation Game (PG-13) Inherent Vice (R) CINEMARK 267 Russell St., Hadley 800-326-3264, ext. 1118 cinemark.com American Sniper (R) American Sniper XD (R) …

Movie Capsules

Thursday, July 31, 2014

AMERICAN SNIPER: Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) saves countless lives on the battlefield, which turns him into a legend. But when he returns home to his wife (Sienna Miller) and kids after four tours of duty, …

Movie review: ‘American Sniper’ is quintessential Eastwood

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A mere six months after releasing the Four Seasons drama “Jersey Boys,” Clint Eastwood has again lapped his younger directing colleagues with his second film of 2014 and his best movie in years. “American Sniper” is quintessentially Eastwood: …

Weekend Planner — Film: ‘Jewish Luck’

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In his comic novel “The Letters of Menakhem Mendl and Sheyne Sheyndl,” the preeminent Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem created a portrayal of a “luftmensch,” a daydreaming entrepreneur (Mendl) who engages in various doomed strike-it-rich schemes in his native …

‘Boyhood,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ top Golden Globes

Monday, January 12, 2015

North Korea parodies. “Je Suis Charlie” tributes. George Clooney punchlines. Hollywood toasted free speech in its myriad forms, from mocking Bill Cosby to sincere words about the Paris terrorist attacks, at the 72nd annual Golden Globes on Sunday, …

BAFTA noms: ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ leads with 11; ‘Selma’ snubbed

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Wes Anderson’s multi-generational caper “The Grand Budapest Hotel” topped the nominations Friday for the British Academy Film Awards with 11, including best film, director and original screenplay for Anderson and best actor for Ralph Fiennes. Alejandro G. Inarritu’s black comedy “Birdman” and James Marsh’s Stephen Hawking biopic “The …

Blaise’s Bad Movie Guide: A dreadful double feature: ‘Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine’ and ‘Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs’

Thursday, January 8, 2015

How the mighty have diminished themselves. For reasons unknown to man, Vincent Price — the iconic star of such horror classics as “House of Wax” — decided to appear in “Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine” (1965) and …

Movie times

Thursday, January 8, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Birdman (R) Daily 9:15 Citizenfour (R) Daily 4:30 Force Majeure (R) Daily 7:10; Sat.-Sun. also 1:55 The Imitation Game (PG-13) Daily 1:15, 2:15, 4:05, 4:55, 6:40, 7:25, 9:50; Sat.-Sun. also …

Movie Capsules

Thursday, July 31, 2014

ANNIE: A foster kid (Quvenzhané Wallis) sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Also stars Cameron Diaz, Bobby Cannavale. Rated …

The AP’s top 10 movies of the year

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The top 10 films of 2014, according to AP National Writer Jocelyn Noveck: Boyhood: This movie just pulsates with the feeling that it’s something utterly unique — something rare and exciting. It’s not just that director Richard Linklater …