Daily Archives: July 15, 2017

Preview: “A Wrinkle in Time,” a first look

Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Oprah, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mindy Kaling, Michael Pena, Zach Galifianakis — all in service of a big screen rendition of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel. “Wrinkle” opens next May. Very Harry Potter-ish from its look, in the way it … Continue reading

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“Dunkirk”

“Lord, thy sea is so great and my boat is so small.”

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Movie Review: Butler tries something melodramatic and conventional as “A Family Man”

It’s great to see Gerard Butler take a break from mind-numbing action franchises, lame sword and sorcery flicks and decades of failed comedies and try something new. But it must be the luck of the Scots that when he does … Continue reading

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Box Office: “Apes” swing to $55, “Spider-Man” plunges, “Wish Upon” bombs

A big Thursday night and bigger Friday puts the last “Planet of the Apes” movie of this trilogy, “War for the Planet of the Apes,” into “King Kong” (“Skull Island”) territory — a $55 million opening weekend, based on the … Continue reading

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