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This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Stephen "Twitch" Boss as Malik, in Warner Bros. Pictures', "Magic Mike XXL," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

Movie Capsules

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: Two talented landscape artists become romantically entangled …

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) …

Weekend Planner — Movies

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

New this week in area theaters: The Amherst Cinema opens “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window” and “The Overnight” and continues showing “A Little Chaos,” “I’ll See You In My Dreams,” “When Marnie Was There” and “The Wolfpack.” The Tower Theaters in South Hadley features “Inside Out” and “Jurassic World.” Today’s movie review, on page C5, is “Magic Mike.” For capsule …

Movie Times

Friday, May 8, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Clouds of Sils Maria (R) Daily 2, 4:30, 7, 9:10; Sat. no 2; Wed. no 7; Thurs. no 7, 9:10; Sun. also 11:20 a.m.; Wed., Thurs. also 7:25 Dior and …

Documentary by Mount Holyoke College professor heads to Cannes Film Festival

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

In January, Mount Holyoke College professor Samba Gadjigo realized a longtime dream when his documentary on legendary African filmmaker Ousmane Sembène debuted at Utah’s Sundance Film Festival. In a few weeks, his film, “Sembène!” will play in another prestigious forum: The Cannes Film Festival in southern France. “Sembène!” …

Blaise’s Bad Movie Guide: ‘The Return of Swamp Thing’ sinks like quicksand

Thursday, May 7, 2015

“The Avengers: Age of Ultron” took in $187 million in ticket sales last weekend. It’s a great time to be a comic-book movie fan. However, there was a time when this was not the case. Take “Swamp Thing,” …

Movie Times

Thursday, May 7, 2015

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Clouds of Sils Maria (R) Daily 2, 4:30, 7, 9:10; Sat. no 2; Wed. no 7; Thurs. no 7, 9:10; Sun. also 11:20 a.m.; Wed., Thurs. also 7:25 Dior and …

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 …

Shifting in a new direction, Jack Black rides ‘The D Train’

Thursday, May 7, 2015

At an East Village restaurant in New York City over dinner recently, after ordering mussels and selecting a white wine, Jack Black proffered a theatrical “Gratzi” to the waitress. He then leaned in expectantly, his gymnastic eyebrows raised, …

New on DVD

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Blackhat: A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cyber crime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta. Stars Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang. Rated R. Extraterrestrial: Friends on …

Movie review: ‘Adaline’ is both ludicrous and deeply moving

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Is it possible for a movie to be at once ludicrously silly and genuinely moving? That’s the strange question you might find yourself asking while watching “The Age of Adaline,” a romantic fantasy with surprising heft that will …

Trio’s song finds way into blockbuster movie, ‘Unfriended’

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It isn’t every day that a song recorded by a couple of local college students makes its way into a major motion picture. That’s precisely what has happened to members of The Bandshes, a trio that includes University …

Area brief

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Northampton POLISH MOVIE: The Polish Heritage Committee invites friends of Polonia to a showing of the film “With Fire and Sword,” based on the novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz, at 6 p.m. Wednesday at St. Valentine Parish Hall, 127 King St. The film is a story of love, adventure …