Stories tagged: Seven
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 1 p.m.
Review: ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ dives into early ’90s New York, with struggling author trying to stay afloat
Melissa McCarthy is exceptional as the irascible Lee, and her skill in a dramatic role should be no surprise. Her performance is detailed, nuanced and subtly affecting, while Richard E. …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10 a.m.
Writer Gillian Flynn’s story trademarks are in place: flinty yet vulnerable women, story twists galore. Fused with director Steve McQueen’s unflinching eye, the pulpy political thriller is elevated to high …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
In “Wildlife” the characters played by Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal find themselves in key moments trapped in their ordinary 1960 Great Falls kitchen, evading each other’s eyeline or bearing …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 3 p.m.
While the pace of “Instant Family” can be relentless, with the supporting cast and a whole lot of genuine authenticity, Anders hits that sweet-spot of hilarious and heartwarming, where the …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 2 p.m.
Review: Eddie Redmayne and Johnny Depp commence the war of the cheekbones in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel
It took J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter-adjacent franchise exactly one film for the shrugs to set in, even with all those fine actors up there amid expensive digital blue flames.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
It’s well-meaning and finely crafted, yet short on surprises, either narrative or emotional. Like the conversion program it depicts, “Boy Erased” is unlikely to change any minds.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
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Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
Carell and Chalamet have palpable chemistry together and deliver fearless, stellar performances. The film neither sympathizes nor judges the characters and offers no easy resolution. David forlornly comes to see …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
It’s gory, utopian fan fiction that imagines, “What if the night before D-Day a bunch of black and Jewish American soldiers fought off Nazi zombies?”
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 2 p.m.
The plot is a classic “thingamajig” story. Lisbeth has to keep a (insert world-ending device here) out of the hands of (insert nefarious criminal organization here). It’s a tale as …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
You can’t top what Seuss wrote, especially the poignancy of the Grinch realizing Christmas can’t be stolen, because it isn’t a thing. It’s an idea, a spirit, a song. That’s …
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In the end, “Nutcracker” is a delightfully old-school diversion. The plot may not always hum with the clockwork precision of one of Drosselmeyer’s mechanical toys, but like a music box, …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
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Every now and then, a film comes along that defies the demands of taste, formal sophistication, even artistic honesty to succeed simply on the level of pure, inexplicable pleasure. “Bohemian …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
Florid but warmhearted – much like the man at its center – “The Happy Prince” is a haunting portrait of the aftermath of betrayal; of how the master of comedy …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Comedian Tom Papa brings his life and travel themed comedy hour to the Bing Crosby Theater this weekend.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 10:39 a.m.
Every now and then, faith-based movie studio PureFlix gets it right, releasing a film that feels like it might have some crossover appeal. The Iraq War film “Indivisible,” based on …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018
Review: Jonah Hill’s ‘Mid90s’ is a sweet and authentic coming-of-age story, but it feels like he forgot to finish it
Ballasted by a sweetly affecting performance by Suljic, aglow with visual textures slightly before its time (Hill photographed the movie on grainy 16mm stock, using a boxy, archaic aspect ratio …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 11 a.m.
As Johnny English, Atkinson – utilizing the rubbery face and bulging, expressive eyes that served him so well on the silly British sitcom “Mr. Bean” – delivers a brand of …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 6 a.m.
Candid, insightful and unpredictable, Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith are not only acting legends but also great friends. And a treat to …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 3 p.m.
If you aren’t taking “Hunter Killer” all too seriously, the film is a hoot, even if that’s not exactly what the filmmakers were going for.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
A French take on the American Western, “The Sisters Brothers” is as tonally offbeat as its eccentric title.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
At this point in 2018, a movie featuring three generations of victimized women squaring off against a predatory male is destined to find an audience. Nostalgia and catharsis; splatter and …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 3 p.m.
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Ike Barinholtz makes his directorial debut with a politically charged comedy that’s sort of a satire, designed to wring wry laughs out of our deeply divided political state. But in …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
While there are moments where “The Hate U Give” could use more restraint, what it proves is restraint is ill-advised when it comes to sharing your voice, and your truth.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
It’s quite fitting that what Robert Redford has been billing as his farewell to acting comes in the amiable crime comedy “The Old Man & the Gun.” It feels both …
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6 p.m.
Kevin Hekmatpanah, Gonzaga’s orchestra director, said the Mendelssohn concerto is “an absolute delight,” that showcases the virtuosity of the soloist.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
“Boogie Woogie Kid” You Tube sensation, Matthew Ball, is coming to perform at Wallace High School.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
“Free Solo,” from the directors of “Meru,” chronicles the exploits of champion climber Alex Honnold, whose specialty is scrambling up mountains and virtually any vertical plane without benefit of equipment …