Daily Archives: June 17, 2013

Tonight’s screening: “Byzantium”

A vampire tale co-starring Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton, with Johnny Lee Miller as a cad and a villain and Sam Riley and Caled Landry Jones as love interests. Neil Jordan directed “Byzantium,” which opens in limited release at the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Attack”

Dr. Amir Jaafari is a revered surgeon in his Tel Aviv hospital, honored by his peers and seemingly embraced by his community. A secular Arab in a Jewish state, he travels easily in the highest medical circles, only occasionally catching … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “The Wolf of Wall Street”

The trailer to Martin Scorsese’s latest plays younger than your typical Marty movie — jokey, snappy, bouncing to the beat. And this time, the beat isn’t set by The Rolling Stones. Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey and Jonah Hill are the … Continue reading

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Jackie Chan’s career revival — Back to China

His Hollywood career wound down, and like his contemporary, Jet Li, martial arts comic Jackie Chan made noises about retiring a few years back. But he’s found new life in films back in his native China. He’s had a hit … Continue reading

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