Daily Archives: June 4, 2014

Movie Review: The Fault in Our Stars”

Shailene Woodley, who can do no acting wrong, brings a welcome reality to “The Fault in Our Stars,” a perfectly serviceable teen date picture that teenage girls will have to bribe teenage boys to sit through.Sweet, cute to the point … Continue reading

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Jean Reno feeds his inner foodie with “Le Chef”

Jean Reno was born Juan Moreno y Herrera Jiménez in Casablanca to Spanish parents. But he is as French as a guy who moved to France at age 17 can be, as French as his stage name.At home for decades … Continue reading

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A record breaking May at the Movies — and not a good record

Some weeks back a few friends asked me about the movies I was most looking forward to this summer. And I found that a head-scratcher. The staggering list of sequels, reboots, desultory formula comedies and the like had me giving … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Sacrament”

The mass suicide of Reverend Jim Jones and his Jonestown cult must seem fantastical, like something straight out of a horror movie to those too young to have any memory of the story. So that’s what director Ti West (“The … Continue reading

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