Daily Archives: July 9, 2014

Movie Review: It’s Ape-pocalypse time in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is an action-packed epic, a moving sci-fi allegory rendered in broad, lush strokes by the latest state of the computer animator’s art. Yes, you will believe a chimp can talk, ride a horse … Continue reading

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Got questions for Richard Linklater and his “Boyhood” star?

The movie took 12 years to make, 12 years with young Ellar Coltrane growing up, from age 6-18. Richard Linklater wanted to capture the full scope of a kid’s childhood. Another child who went through this is Linklater’s own daughter, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Land Ho!” makes for a mild-mannered “one last hurrah” buddy picture

“Land Ho!” is a droll, Icelandic “Odd Couple” — just two slightly mismatched geezers on a sight-seeing/skirt-chasing trek to the island of ice and volcanoes. Its pleasures are slight, but rewarding, if you know where to look for them.Paul Eenhoorn, … Continue reading

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Gilliam strikes again with wild, weird, wondrous-looking “The Zero Theorem”

The trailer to Terry Gilliam’s “The Zero Theorem” proves he’s still got the vision.

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