| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I can't remember the last time real-life events recontextualized a work of fiction for me the way Israel's incursion into Gaza has done with "The Honorable Woman" this month.
When I first started watching the BBC-made mini-series that starts at 10 p.m....
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:00 PM
"Dredd" (R). In the future, a tough cop serves as judge, jury and executioner. With Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby and Lena Headeya. TownMall Cinemas (1:50,4:50* p.m.)
"End of Watch" (R). Police partners form a close bond, and also share a...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
"Finding Nemo" (G). Re-release of the animated Disney film in which a fish searches the ocean blue to find his missing son. With Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres and Alexander Gould. TownMall Cinemas (11:50* a.m.)
"Frankenweenie" (PG). In this...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:04 AM
In the course of a going-out-of-business sale that has been dragging on at the Charles Village Video Americain for months, owner Barry Solan estimates he’s sold about two-thirds of his roughly 30,000-title inventory.
Each sale, he and his wife,...
| Jul 17, 2008
(C) The Dark Knight is a handsome, accomplished piece of work, but it drove me from absorption to excruciation within 20 minutes, and then it went on for two hours more. It's the standard-bearer for the school of comic-book movies that confuses...
| Sep 12, 2002
Hail, hail, the "Gang"'s finally here.
That would be "Gangs of New York", Martin Scorsese's long-awaited latest, an epic tale of love and loyalties, played out among the rival immigrant groups of 19th-century New York City. Not since "Titanic" has a film...
| Aug 28, 2003
If everything goes right for Hollywood over the next four months, you'll be running from multiplex to multiplex thinking, "Ah, finally, an overload of great movies!"
Such a scenario has yet to play out, ever, yet you may find yourself scrambling just the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:11 AM
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The only thing we have to fear is not...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:34 AM
"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History." This seven-part, 14-hour chronicle of a family that helped shape not only American history but American identity is a stunning reminder of why Ken Burns, having revolutionized the documentary series, continues to be...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Few longtime observers consider 2013-14 a vintage year for Broadway. So weak was the overall slate that most of the new offerings were outsold by longer-lived shows from previous seasons.
When it came to serious new musicals with original scores, the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Filmmaker Shannon Mortimer is a wine drinker. Her significant other is a craft beer guy and in her words: "He was dragging me around to all these industrial parks" — where many small breweries are based — "and trying different craft beers. And...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The fall approaches, on little cat feet, so this is an excellent time to clear out the DVR, either by catching up or letting go (who's been recording all these "Castle" reruns anyway?) because things are about to get crazy. (For one thing, "Castle's...