Movies & TV

Movies & TV

'Ant-Man' debuts with $58M, 'Trainwreck' opens with $30.2M

NEW YORK  — Marvel’s “Ant-Man” punched above its weight at the weekend box office, debuting with an estimated $58 million, while Amy...


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MTV causes stir with film on white people

NEW YORK — One of the challenges for makers of the MTV documentary “White People” was getting folks to talk about race when they didn’t feel...


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Marvel does it again with 'Ant-Man'

An “Ant-Man” film has been kicked around since the late 1980s, even before Marvel had its own movie studio, introduced by none other than Stan...


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'Mr. Holmes' — Is the world interested in a PG-rated geriatric

After a particularly physical Robert Downey Jr. and an extremely quick-thinking Benedict Cumberbatch have both so greatly put their mark on the character, will the...


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'Trainwreck earns its R due to Amy Schumer's brand of humor

After a lukewarm two weeks at the multiplex, a few solid movies will vie for your attention this weekend (including strong indie options at your local art-house...




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'The Tribe': When adults miss the obvious signs

"The Tribe" marks the audacious and haunting — yet ultimately frustrating — directorial debut of Ukrainian filmmaker Miroslav Slaboshpitsky. Strikingly...


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Strangerland' As teens vanish, a family mystery comes into view

What is it with television's recent obsession with children in jeopardy? No wonder parents are afraid to let their kids leave the house unaccompanied, what with...


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Wartime memoir 'Testament of Youth' is blessed by a memorable

In "Ex Machina," Alicia Vikander displayed a combination of flintiness and femininity as the cyborg Ava, a humanlike form of artificial intelligence that was...


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'What We Do In the Shadows' among releases

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (R) Bloody violent content, some sexual material and language. From a Washington Post review published in the Standard-...


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Southwest library shows 'Into the Woods'

Southwest Library takes viewers ’Into the Woods’ Childhood fairy tales always have a happy ending, but is that still true when you mix them all...


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