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Crowe-Gosling chemistry goes far in "The Nice Guys"

05/20/2016 02:30 PM EDT
Take two charismatic actors. Give them characters that are, on the surface, totally incompatible. 
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Smarts aren't the point in comedy sequel, "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising"
05/20/2016 02:30 PM EDT - Heaven help the next generation of American women if "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising" represents what Hollywood thinks of them. Full Story

App or not, "The Angry Birds Movie" has heart and life
05/20/2016 01:00 PM EDT - It's hard not to have a few biases going into "The Angry Birds Movie ." In the most cynical view of what gets made in Hollywood, an addictive app might just be at the bottom of the pile, languishing there in suspicious squalor with movies adapted from board games and amusement park rides. Full Story

Clooney, Roberts, Foster hit their marks in comforting movie-movie, "Money Monster"
05/13/2016 09:51 AM EDT - George Clooney plays a Jim Cramer-like television personality who's forced to grow a conscience when a disgruntled viewer holds him hostage on live TV in "Money Monster," a serviceable, if slight, real time thriller from director Jodie Foster. Full Story

Siege thriller, "Green Room," has texture to spare
05/12/2016 09:32 AM EDT - "Play your early stuff," is the advice given to the punk band The Ain't Rights when their dirt-broke, gas-siphoning tour lands a last-minute gig at an Oregon backwoods roadhouse in Jeremy Saulnier's brisk and brutal genre exercise "Green Room. Full Story

Avengers' Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, still playing at kid stuff
05/06/2016 11:12 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES >> Chadwick Boseman joins the Marvel universe as Black Panther in "Captain America: Civil War," but this isn't his first time playing a superhero. Full Story

Animation pushes the envelope in international "Animation Show of Shows" at Little Cinema
05/06/2016 05:32 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Museum's Little Cinema is presenting "The Animation Show of Shows" beginning at 4 and 7 p.m. today. Full Story

Film clips / May 6-12
05/06/2016 05:31 AM EDT - A Hologram for the King (R): An enterprising American businessman enlists the aid of an attractive doctor and a wisecracking cab driver to close a once-in-a-lifetime deal in Saudi Arabia. Full Story

"Captain America: Civil War" does well by the franchise
05/05/2016 11:32 AM EDT - Conventional movie wisdom would suggest that there can be only diminishing returns with long-running franchises. Full Story

Bill Pullman's call to arms in "Independence Day" still reverberates
04/29/2016 01:35 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> President Thomas J. Whitmore, famed speech-maker and defender of the planet from aliens, has the kind of poll numbers Hilary or Donald dream about. Full Story