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  • 'The Apparition' review: Hilariously non-scary

    'The Apparition' review: Hilariously non-scary
    Zero stars (out of four) In the astoundingly incompetent “The Apparition,” the most legitimate conversation involves a debate about whether or not Costco sells saguaro cacti. Good news, green thumbs; it appears they do. Pretty much every...
  • 'The Avengers'

    'The Avengers'
    A dream team of Marvel Comics superheroes comes together in this big, loud and immensely fun action epic from screenwriter-director Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), with a number of the stars reprising their roles from earlier films: Robert...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 2 Movie time The Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "Hugo" (rated PG) at 8 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-715-3161...
  • Motion picture academy invites 176 new members

    Motion picture academy invites 176 new members
    This post has been updated, as indicated below. The  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...
  • Robert Redford's 'new territory' with 'Captain America' sequel

    Robert Redford's 'new territory' with 'Captain America' sequel
    Though Robert Redford may be the very platonic ideal of a movie star -- a matinee idol from films such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "The Electric Horseman" and "Out of Africa" -- he has of late been involved...
  • 'The Sweeney' review: Blunt force cinema

    'The Sweeney' review: Blunt force cinema
    **1/2 (out of four) After countless identical Jason Statham movies, the rugged, ground-level toughness of British actioner “The Sweeney” comes as a breath of fresh, brutal air. “We’re the Sweeney, [bleep]head. You’re nicked,...
  • 'Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled'

    If you're a fan of Marvel Comics superheroes, here's a little piece of heaven ... six of the live-action feature films featuring the characters, several of them also in 3-D versions, packaged together in a Blu-ray box along with a new bonus disc titled...
  • Drive-in theater awaits digital assist

    Drive-in theater awaits digital assist
    In the summer of 2011 I got to know one of the greatest little drive-ins in the world, 160 miles southwest of Chicago: the Galva Autovue. Nothing elaborate. Just two outdoor screens planted where a cornfield used to be, surrounded by cornfields. But on...
  • Joe Simon dies at 98; co-creator of Captain America

    Joe Simon dies at 98; co-creator of Captain America
    Joe Simon, a comic book industry pioneer whose defining career moment came in the dark days of March 1941 when he delivered a star-spangled superhero named Captain America, has died. He was 98. Simon died Wednesday night in New York City after a brief...
  • 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' loses his name overseas

     
    "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" movie will lose the 16th president's name from its title in some foreign countries....
  • VES Awards: 'Rango' leads with four wins for visual effects

     
    Riding a wave of recent success, "Rango" took home four trophies at the 10th annual Visual Effects Society Awards. "Hugo," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" each took home two awards....