Daily Archives: March 6, 2013

Tonight’s screening: Miyazake’s “From Up on Poppy Hill”

American voices such as Gillian Anderson, Christina Hendricks, Anton Yelchin, Aubrey Plaza (“Safety Not Guaranteed”) and many others do the voices in this nostalgic coming-of-age romance. “From Up on Poppy Hill” opened in Japan in 2011, and goes into limited … Continue reading

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Worldwide Box Office: “Django” closes in on $400, “Hobbit” clears $1billion, etc.

“Wreck it Ralph” looks to come in around $450 million, when all the counting is done in all the movie markets of Planet Earth. “The Hobbit: Part 1,” didn’t do well with critics, but cleared the $1 billion mark worldwide … Continue reading

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Today’s screening: “Admission,” with Tina Fey and Paul Rudd

Love that Tina. Love that Paul. A rom-com with them co-starring in it? I’m there. But “Admission” is a lot more complicated than that. She’s an Ivy League admissions counselor who stumbles into a Princeton prospect who might be a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Frances Ha,” Noah Baumbach serves up another quirky Greta Gerwig romance

  Gerwig, cute and perky and confused and not quite getting it together. Mickey Sumner, the daughter of Sting. And the perfect David Bowie song for the soundtrack to the trailer. The director of “The Squid and the Whale” co-wrote … Continue reading

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