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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'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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'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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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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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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'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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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...


Movies & TV

'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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'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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Local screenings

’Scooby Doo’ The Scooby gang is at it again solving mysteries left and right in this live-action, comedy adventure. But after one intense experience,...


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'Ted 2,' The bear is back in typical MacFarlane style

When Seth MacFarlane’s 2012 voice-vehicle “Ted” worldwide made more than 10 times its $50 million budget, a sequel was guaranteed. And when that...


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