| Jan 29, 2012
| 10:37 AM
"Beauty and the Beast 3D" (G). Re-release of this Disney story in 3D. An prince (Robby Benson) must remain a hideous Beast until he learns to love someone, in particular village girl Belle (Paige O'Hara). TownMall Cinemas (12:30, 3:30, 6:30,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:36 AM
While "The Artist" is expected to do well at the Feb. 26 Oscars, the film has some new hardware for the mantle courtesy of its four-legged cast member. Uggie won a Pawscar.
The Jack Russell terrier took home the prize on Thursday (Feb. 9) for "Best Scene...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:51 PM
"Big Miracle" (PG). A newsman in Alaska (John Krasinski) lands a story that could give him the big break he needs to advance his career. With Drew Barrymore, Kristen Bell and Dermot Mulroney. TownMall Cinemas (2, 4:40, 7:10 p.m.)...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 7:59 PM
"Act of Valor" (PG-13). Real-life active duty soldiers serve as actors in this fictionalized account of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs racing against the cock to foil a terror attack. TownMall Cinemas (1:20, 4:20, 7:20 p.m.)
| Mar 5, 2012
Emily Blunt wants to jump off a building.
Don’t worry; she’s just talking about taking on an action role, which she hasn’t had a chance to do yet. “Something where I have to wear a wire,” the English actress says with a...
| Mar 8, 2012
** (out of four)
If subjected to a movie about a niche sport in a distant place, I’d admittedly much rather see “Ping Pong in Bora Bora” or “Jai Alai Atop Mount Everest.”
Still, it’s odd how clearly the characters...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:08 PM
He does it through flashbacks, but veteran talent Christopher Plummer gives a typically superb performance in writer-director Mike Mills' seriocomic tale of a man (Ewan McGregor) recalling his deceased father (Plummer), who decided to come out of the...
| Dec 13, 2012
I told myself I wouldn’t get worked up over the Golden Globe nominations this morning, but here we go again.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association—an anonymous group of freelancers much, much smaller than the Academy—really booted...
| Dec 20, 2012
*** (out of four)
In movies, even the most universal truths aren't a given. Love can appear unconvincing; family members seem like they barely know each other.
In “The Impossible,” however, the simplest emotional necessities come through...
| Dec 20, 2012
Everything that was false about the tsunami sequence in the recent Clint Eastwood film "Hereafter" — the bland overview perspectives, the lack of human immediacy — is corrected, terrifyingly, by the first half-hour of director J.A. Bayona's...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Que un cineasta hispano estrene una película en Estados Unidos el día de navidad resulta impensable. El director español Juan Antonio Bayona acaba de marcar este récord con The Impossible, filme que representa su debut en Hollywood.
Para filmar su...