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Movie Listings

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by the theaters. Double-checking a theater’s website beforehand will help avoid disappointment. Amherst Cinema 28 Amity St., Amherst, 253-2547, www.amherstcinema.org • Carol. Friday through Sunday, 11, 1:40, 4:10, 7:20, 9:55. Monday through Wednesday, 1:40, 4:10, 7:20, 9:55. Thursday, 1:40 (baby-friendly show), 4:10, 7:20. • The Danish Girl. Friday through Sunday, 10:45, 1:30, 4:25, 7, 9:40. Monday through Wednesday, 1:30, 4:25, … 0

Old and new forces unite

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

NEW YORK — Long before I was a movie writer and critic, I was a teenager driving up the Garden State Parkway in a Storm Trooper helmet, inquiring toll booth attendants if they had seen two droids. I don’t know what this means for my relationship with “Star Wars” and the coming sequel, … 0

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

To use the parlance of the analysts who dissect box office figures like they were sports statistics these days, “Star Wars” didn’t “win” the weekend when it opened on Wednesday, May 25, 1977. The highest-grossing film over the six-day Memorial Day Hollywood was the Burt Reynolds vehicle “Smokey and the Bandit,” which sold … 0

Movie Times: Dec. 11-17

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Editor’s Note: The movie listing deadline is the Tuesday before publication, by 3 p.m. Features@recorder.com or fax to 774-5020. Questions? Call Adam Orth at 413-772-0261, ext. 276. Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

Movie reviews

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

BIG HERO 6 21/2 stars. Set in a wonderfully realized near future San Francisco, this animated feature follows an adolescent robotics inventor and his puffy, inflatable companion. Disconcertingly violent and mature for a Disney kids’ film. 1 hr. … 0

Movie Times: Dec. 4-10

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Editor’s Note: The movie listing deadline is the Tuesday before publication, by 3 p.m. Features@recorder.com or fax to 774-5020. Questions? Call Adam Orth at 413-772-0261, ext. 276. Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

Movie Times: Nov. 27-Dec. 3

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Editor’s Note: The movie listing deadline is the Tuesday before publication, by 3 p.m. Features@recorder.com or fax to 774-5020. Questions? Call Adam Orth at 413-772-0261, ext. 276. Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

Capsule reviews of feature films

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

BIG HERO 6 2 1/2 stars. Set in a wonderfully realized near future San Francisco, this animated feature follows an adolescent robotics inventor and his puffy, inflatable companion. Disconcertingly violent and mature for a Disney kids’ film. 1 … 0

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Editor’s Note: The movie listing deadline is the Tuesday before publication, by 3 p.m. Features@recorder.com or fax to 774-5020. Questions? Call Adam Orth at 413-772-0261, ext. 276. Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

Movie Times: Nov. 13-19

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Editor’s Note: The movie listing deadline is the Tuesday before publication, by 3 p.m. Features@recorder.com or fax to 774-5020. Questions? Call Adam Orth at 413-772-0261, ext. 276. Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

Sounds Local: Rubblebucket — ready, set, dance!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rubblebucket is one of the most energetic indie-rock pop dance bands working today and even lead singer and saxophonist Kalmia Traver’s recent bout with cancer couldn’t keep them down. Instead, the group has emerged from a difficult time … 0

Movie Times: Nov. 6-12

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Editor’s Note: The movie listing deadline is the Tuesday before publication, by 3 p.m. Features@recorder.com or fax to 774-5020. Questions? Call Adam Orth at 413-772-0261, ext. 276. Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

Movie guide: Capsule listings, reviews of current releases

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than … 0