December 14, 2013 |
I must admit, with some trepidation (lest her legions of fans tear me apart), that I've never understood the appeal of Tyler Perry's wildly popular Madea, the six-foot-four bully-girl of a busybody Perry first introduced on stage in 1999's I Can Do Bad All By Myself and on the big screen six years later in Diary of a Mad Black Woman . She's the last person I'd ever want as an aunt or, heaven help me, a mom. She scares the daylights out...
March 10, 2013
Movies The Call See Steven Rea's preview on H2. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone See Steven Rea's preview on H2. Like Someone in Love A young Japanese prostitute develops an unusual relationship with a client who doesn't really want sex. Japanese with subtitles. Lore See Steven Rea's preview on H2. No True story of a young Chilean advertising executive who spearheads a campaign to defeat dictator Augusto Pinochet during an electoral referendum. Spanish with subtitles.
March 8, 2013
Directed by Craig Scott Rosebraugh. Distributed by One Earth Productions. Running time: 1 hour, 30 mins. Parent's guide: PG-13 (profanity) Playing at: Ritz Bourse and AMC Hamilton 24
June 8, 2012 |
Movies Opening This Week Lola Versus After being dumped by her fiance just weeks before their wedding, a woman (Greta Gerwig) enlists her friends to help her find her place in the world as a single woman about to turn 30. Rock of Ages A romance is played out in 1980s Los Angeles with rock music setting the mood. Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Julianne Hough, and Catherine Zeta-Jones star. Safety Not Guaranteed Three journalists set out to interview a man who placed an ad for a time-travel companion.
May 27, 2011
1. No Strings Attached . (R) 2. The Mechanic . (R) 3. The Roommate 1/2 (PG-13) 4. Gullivers Travels 1/2 (PG) 5. The Green Hornet 1/2 (PG-13) 6. The Little Fockers . (PG-13) 8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 1 . (PG-13) 9. Black Swan . . (R) 7. Justin Bieber: Never Say Never . (G) 10. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader . 1/2 (PG) Top DVD titles at Redbox kiosks for week ended May 22. New this week