Daily Archives: June 12, 2013

Next screening: “The Attack”

Middle Eastern politics are the underpinning of this domestic thriller, set in Israel, about a doctor whose wife may have been “brainwashed” into doing something he cannot believe she did. “The Attack” is opening in some cities June 28.

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Next Interview: Got questions for “World War Z” director Marc Forster?

I’ve  chatted with the “Finding Neverland/Casino Royale” and “Machine Gun Preacher” director Marc Forster several times before, and always found him to be refreshingly candid. For instance, here he admits that “Preacher” was a bit of a muddle because he … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Pandora’s Promise”

Robert Stone directed the wonderful environmental movement history documentary “Earth Days,” and that earns him the benefit of the doubt for his latest, “Pandora’s Promise.” He needs that benefit, because what he sets out to do in 87 minutes is … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “This is The End”

The lads of Hollywood’s “Pot Pack” get together for a riotous riff on The Rapture in “This is the End,” an often hilarious/generally irreverent comedy about the Biblical Apocalypse as seen through the windows of a movie star’s mansion. Seth … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Man of Steel,” script of rust

This Superman settles scores. And takes his shirt off. This “Man of Steel” flies up, up and away, with his teeth bared and his fists clenched. This Lois Lane knows his story, straight off. There’s little mystery about him. If … Continue reading

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