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Daily Archives: July 9, 2014
“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
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
“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
The trailer to Terry Gilliam’s “The Zero Theorem” proves he’s still got the vision.