Daily Archives: October 8, 2013

Next screening: “Romeo & Juliet”

A sizzling period piece with modern pop tunes and Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti, Stellan Skarsgaard? There will be blood. And poison. And the Bard. “Romeo & Juliet” opens Friday. Advertisements

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Movie Review: “Captain Phillips” sails into Oscar contention

It wasn’t that long ago and we remember how it turned out. So there’s no way that “Captain Phillips”, the movie about the 2009 pirate attack on the M.V. Maersk Alabama, should be as surprising and entertaining a sea tale … Continue reading

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So how bad is “Machete Kills”?

As a rule, movie studios never hide movies they’re proud of. So when Fox last week showed, to crowds of New York and LA critics, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” their big holiday Oscar bait, they at least THOUGHT … Continue reading

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