Woody Allen offers two movies for the price of one in "Café Society"

07/29/2016 12:41 PM EDT
Woody Allen has outdone himself at age 80. Not only has he kept up his blistering pace of pushing out a movie a year, but this time he's really delivered two films, only loosely connected by jangling neurosis. 
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Film Clips / July 29 - Aug. 5
07/28/2016 04:27 PM EDT - BAD MOMS (R): Three moms at the end of their tethers go on a spree. With Mila Kunis, Kristin Bell, Kathryn Hahn. Full Story

Mothers miss their day in stale comedy, "Bad Moms"
07/29/2016 06:23 AM EDT - The comedy "Bad Moms " fancies itself a "Hangover" for the PTA set. And, while a wild send-up of modern parental perfection — that insidious idea that exists only in commercials and glossy magazines — is a worthy and fresh subject for a fun summer comedy, "Bad Moms" is ultimately rather conventional. Full Story

Violence has repercussions in chilly, new "Jason Bourne"
07/29/2016 06:23 AM EDT - Jason Bourne, as played by Matt Damon across four movies, is forever disappearing off the grid only to reluctantly resurface years later and again menace the CIA. Full Story

The show goes on for stricken soul singer Sharon Jones in stark new documentary film
07/26/2016 06:06 AM EDT - NEW YORK — Preparing to go on stage for the first time in months after intensive rounds of chemotherapy, an atypically nervous Sharon Jones sat backstage at New York's Beacon Theatre, clutching a cup and shaking. Full Story

Renowned movie musicals voice double, Marni Nixon, dead at 86
07/26/2016 06:06 AM EDT - NEW YORK — Hollywood voice double Marni Nixon, whose singing was heard in place of the leading actresses in such classic movie musicals as "West Side Story," "The King and I" and "My Fair Lady," has died. Full Story

At Williamsown, "The Chinese Room" is an artificial play about artificial intelligence
07/22/2016 06:00 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN — In an interview earlier this month in a New York Capital District newspaper, playwright Michael West described his new play, "The Chinese Room," as a sci-fi comedy thriller; "a love story with action and thriller aspects;" " 'Blade Runner' as written by Noel Coward. Full Story

Kirk, Spock like Felix and Oscar in outer space in "Star Trek Beyond"
07/22/2016 05:59 AM EDT - In the previous "Star Trek" installment, Spock cried. In the latest, "Star Trek Beyond," he laughs. Full Story

Idiosyncratic "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" goes out in a blaze of farce
07/21/2016 09:36 AM EDT - "Flight of the Conchords" went off the air in 2009 but the beat has gone on in the films of Taika Waititi. Full Story

Film Clips / July 22-28
07/21/2016 09:35 AM EDT - CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE (PG-13): Two former high school classmates — one, a trim and fit CIA agent who was bullied in school for being overweight; the other, a fast-talking accountant who misses his high school glory days as an athlete — run into each other at a reunion and team up to help save the United States' compromised spy satellite system. Full Story