Category: Movies and TV

Films opening Thursday-Friday Nov. 15-16, 2018

FILMS OPENING Burning: Yoo Ah-in, Jeon Jong-seo and Steven Yeun appear in Korean director Lee Chang-dong’s moody adaptation of Haruki…

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‘Widows’ a fun heist thriller with a touch of depth

“Hunger,” “Shame” and “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen brings his interests in social justice and extreme means to…

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Odd couple friendship in ‘Green Book’ is real

“Green Book” director Peter Farrelly and star Mahershala Ali vouch for the authenticity of their “based on a true friendship”…

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Lee Chang-dong’s enigmatic ‘Burning’ intrigues

The mysterious, entrancing “Burning,” the latest from South Korean filmmaker Lee Chang-dong (“Secret Sunshine,” “Poetry”), is like a weird dream…

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Stan Lee’s super hero legacy

LOS ANGELES _ When he got his start in the 1940s, Stan Lee was embarrassed by his profession. "I would…

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The singing is stunning in ‘Maria by Callas’

“Maria by Callas” (opening Friday at the Clay) isn’t a penetrating portrait of its title subject, but filmmaker Tom Volf…

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Films opening, film festivals Nov. 8-9, 2018

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Joel and Ethan Coen take on tales of the American West in this theatrical release…

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Rosamund Pike brings reporter Marie Colvin to life in ‘A Private War’

In “A Private War,” Rosamund Pike gives a committed, convincing performance as intrepid, eyepatch-wearing war correspondent Marie Colvin, who died…

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