| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:14 AM
The young title character in this stop-motion animation fantasy (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee) shares a trait with Haley Joel Osment's alter ego in "The Sixth Sense," summed up by the sentence, "I see dead people."
While that can mean comforting reunions,...
| May 17, 2012
* (out of four)
Imagine a relatable, perceptive movie that honestly confronts the unforeseen challenges and unrecognized wonders of pregnancy. You know, what to expect when you're expecting.
Now imagine the exact opposite and you’ll know what to...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:40 AM
The Dictator” does for “Sacha Baron Cohen” what “The Love Guru” did for Mike Myers: Reveal that this sharp, revered comedian with an uncanny ear for absurdist humor is a mere mortal...
| May 18, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The reviews are lukewarm at best for "What to Expect When You're Expecting," a movie loosely based on the hot-selling book series by Heidi Murkoff. Charming moms-to-be, including Anna Kendrick and Cameron Diaz, deal with the emotional and physical...
| May 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"Battleship" (PG-13). This sci-fi action movie pits a fleet of naval ships against an alien force that's attacking Earth. Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Liam Neeson, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker and Tadanobu Asano. TownMall Cinemas (12:50,...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:46 AM
I might lose my man card saying this but…Cameron Diaz rarely looks appealing on screen. She was cute and fun in There’s Something About Mary and okay in Vanilla Sky. I can’t think of anything else I’ve liked her in.
| May 24, 2012
| 5:29 AM
MIDNIGHT OPENING TONIGHT
Men in Black 3
In his first film since 2008’s “Seven Pounds,” Will Smith opts for familiar turf with another installment in the adventures of the UFO-fighting secret agents. After his partner (Tommy Lee Jones)...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 8:13 AM
"The Bourne Legacy" (PG-13). The actions of Jason Bourne have consequences for another man with a similar secret background. With Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Joan Allen, Albert Finney. TownMall Cinemas (1:00, 4:00, 7:00 p.m.)...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:49 AM
"ParaNorman" is one of those animated kids' movies that's filled with dark, deathly subject matter. At various points we see ghosts, corpses, zombies and all manner of gruesome stuff in between.
Yet, there's no mistaking that this qualifies as family...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:06 PM
"2016 Obama's America" (PG). Documentary based on Dinesh D'Souza's book, "The Roots of Obama's Rage." TownMall Cinemas (1:15, 4:15, 7:15 p.m.)
"The Campaign" (R). In this political comedy, a multi-term congressman (Will Ferrell) commits a...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Though known primarily as an author, Ray Bradbury had a fixation with Hollywood. It was inevitable that his skills as a science fiction writer would eventually land him work in the movies.
His first gig was with Universal Pictures in the early 1950s,...