Daily Archives: February 19, 2014

Movie Preview: “Guardians of the Galaxy,” are we excited yet?

Maybe. The tone’s right — this trailer’s a bit of a “Get the band together” stiff. But John C. Reilly, Djimon Honsou, a sort of “Firefly” take on galactic “heroes.” It could work. Summer. Advertisements

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Movie Review: Miyazaki tackles a pre-war war story in “The Wind Rises”

 ”The Wind Rises” was a dream project for the great Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, and this gorgeous film makes a fine capstone for his career. But even though it has fanciful dream sequences and some of the most lovely hand-drawn … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “In Secret”

Think of “Therese Raquin,” the Emile Zola novel that is the inspiration for “In Secret”, as the original film noir. It has an illicit love affair, a murder and the guilt and fear of discovery that comes with it. Filmmaker … Continue reading

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Today’s screening: “Son of God”

You won’t recognize a lot of faces in this story of the rise of Jesus, a faith-based film that apparently has a LOT of flashbacks — based on the credits. Not just back to his birth, but with Moses and … Continue reading

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