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Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 6
A craggy, stormy volcanic island off Sicily. Some fabulous real estate. A little food porn. Tilda Swinton’s face, and Ralph Fiennes’ — well, a lot...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 6
“Alice Through the Looking Glass,” like its predecessor, owes very little to Lewis Carroll. Lest you think a six-year gap and the absence of Tim...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 6
It’s a bit of bad timing for “X-Men: Apocalypse” coming third in this summer’s superhero lineup. Director Bryan Singer invigorates his latest X-Men...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 6
Angry Birds Movie ★★½ Animated movie based on the gaming app. In an island paradise, Red (Jason Sudeikis), Chuck (Josh Gad) and Bomb (Danny McBride)...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 7
It was the comedy, not the romance, in Jane Austen’s work that drew writer-director Whit Stillman to her unfinished novella “Lady Susan.” Stillman...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 7
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In its first weekend in theaters, “The Angry Birds Movie” soared past “Captain America: Civil War,” dethroning the superhero pic...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 16-22. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “NCIS,” CBS...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 9
“The Angry Birds Movie” doesn’t quite achieve the relative superiority of “The Lego Movie.” But it’s definitely not terrible and even surprisingly...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 9
Take two charismatic actors. Give them characters that are, on the surface, totally incompatible. Plunk them into your basic whodunit, a mismatched...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 9
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Captain America: Civil War” continued to flex its muscles in its second weekend in theaters, according to actual sales figures...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 9
Boss ★★ A titan of industry (Melissa McCarthy) is sent to prison for insider trading. When she rebrands herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 9-15. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “NCIS,” CBS...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 10
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heaven help the next generation of American women if “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” represents what Hollywood thinks of them. In...
Published on May 13, 2016 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 2-8. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “NCIS,” CBS, 14...
Published on May 13, 2016 - Page 11
George Clooney plays a television personality forced to grow a conscience when a disgruntled viewer holds him hostage on live TV in “Money Monster.”...
Published on May 13, 2016 - Page 11
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Captain America: Civil War” is still the fifth biggest opener of all time despite a slight drop in grosses from initial Sunday...
Published on May 13, 2016 - Page 11
Boss ★★ A titan of industry (Melissa McCarthy) is sent to prison for insider trading. When she rebrands herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not...
Published on May 6, 2016 - Page 6
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 25-May 1. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “The Big Bang Theory,”...
Published on May 6, 2016 - Page 11
Conventional movie wisdom would suggest that there can only be diminishing returns with long-running franchises. There must be a breaking point,...
Published on May 6, 2016 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — “The Jungle Book” extended its box-office reign to three weeks, easily besting a handful of newcomers that made little impact. In...

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