Daily Archives: February 21, 2014

Weekend Movies: Great reviews for “The Wind Rises,” poor notices for everything else

Hiyao Miyazaki delivered a lovely, fanciful anime version of Japanese pre-World War II history with “The Wind Rises.” And it takes little away from the film to note that he scrubs Japan’s role in starting the war  out of this … Continue reading

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Today’s first screening: “Stalingrad”

Interesting use of the IMAX screen and 3D format here, an epic Russian-based recounting of the pivotal battle of World War II — Stalingrad. Thomas Kreutschmann (“The Pianist”) is the most familiar face and name in the cast of this … Continue reading

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