Movies & TV

'Terminator Genisys' — A whole lot of Terminators for the money

Film Review-Terminator Genisys

Time travel movies always have a tough row to hoe, what with all of those sticky plot holes to contend with. Throw in an alternate timeline, and all coherent bets are off. Even the original...

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'Women in Gold' among DVD releases

WOMAN IN GOLD (PG-13) Some thematic elements and brief strong language. According to imdb.com, “Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the...


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Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing

LOS ANGELES — Mike Koenig sat back in his seat for a recent screening of “Mad Max: Fury Road.” But this was no ordinary theater chair. As the...


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Local screenings include 'Hobbit'

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Follow Bilbo Baggins as he joins a company of 13 dwarves and a powerful wizard on a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of...


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'Felix and Meira' a tender and methodical look at forbidden love

I actually love a good romance, or even a good story that only has romantic elements to it, or one that is not your typical Hollywood wrapped-up-in-a-bow Romance...


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'A Poem is a Naked Person' serves multiple masters very well

An early documentary from prolific director Les Blank, “A Poem is a Naked Person” is an introduction to the world of musician Leon Russell, as well as a...




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Vincent Price chews up the scenery in 'Tower of London'

Video Rewind is a review of an avant-garde, cultish, or otherwise odd film that has a small or large following. That means, by its fans, it can be watched over and...


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'Magic Mike XXL' gives you more of what it thinks you want

“Magic Mike XXL” gives you what it thinks you want from frame one, but its uneven tone, lousy dialogue, and sad characters bring down what was meant to...


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'Terminator Genisys' — A whole lot of Terminators for the money

Time travel movies always have a tough row to hoe, what with all of those sticky plot holes to contend with. Throw in an alternate timeline, and all coherent...


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DVD releases

GET HARD ** (R) for pervasive crude and sexual content and language, some graphic nudity, and drug material. If you can get around a storyline based upon how...


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'Max' — a touching GIF does not a movie make

The good news: The well-known story that circulated in 2011 about the dog who would not leave the casket of its deceased military owner was so touching that it...


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