Movies

Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 9
In “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” a bell-bottomed 15-year-old girl comes of age in 1970s San Francisco. She documents the transition she’s been craving,...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 9
Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, “We Are Your Friends” is a surprisingly accessible and...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 9
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Straight Outta Compton” is the No. 1 movie in North America for the second week. The week’s three new releases — “Sinister 2,” “...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 9
American Ultra ★★½ Action comedy about a stoner (Jesse Eisenberg) whose life with his girlfriend (Kristen Stewart) is turned upside down when he...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 11
Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as “No Escape,” a taut, well-made and entirely...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 17-23. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “America’s...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 10-16. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “America’s...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 9
The likably awkward chemistry of Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg remains intact in “American Ultra,” a violent stoner action-comedy that’s half “...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 9
“Hitman: Agent 47” is a stylized shoot-’em-up based on a video game of which no previous knowledge is required. Rupert Friend plays the titular...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 9
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Straight Outta Compton” is a box office force. The N.W.A biopic earned $60.2 million in its opening weekend — even more than...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 9
ANT-MAN ★★ A founding member of The Avengers hits the big screen. Armed with the ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief...
Published on August 14, 2015 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — The flopping “Fantastic Four” put a major dent in the seemingly unbreakable armor of the superhero summer movie, amassing a mere $25....
Published on August 14, 2015 - Page 9
The new, very much authorized biopic of N.W.A., “Straight Outta Compton,” aims to cement the legacy of the pioneering hip-hop group that brought...
Published on August 14, 2015 - Page 9
It’s not until the climax of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” a colorful, Cold War-era spy thriller, that its main failing becomes clear: The plot doesn’t...
Published on August 14, 2015 - Page 9
ANT-MAN ★★ A founding member of The Avengers hits the big screen. Armed with the ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief...
Published on August 14, 2015 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 3-9. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. Republican...
Published on August 7, 2015 - Page 11
About an hour into “Fantastic Four,” the inexplicably plodding and dreary new attempt to adapt the beloved Marvel story, I started thinking about...
Published on August 7, 2015 - Page 11
Early on in “Ricki and the Flash,” Ricki (Meryl Streep) gets a call that disarms her. It’s a small but telling moment in a lovely film laced with...
Published on August 7, 2015 - Page 11
Figuring out who’s the bully and who’s the victim is part of the mystery in “The Gift,” a satisfying directorial debut from writer, producer and star...
Published on August 7, 2015 - Page 11
ANT-MAN ★★ A founding member of The Avengers hits the big screen. Armed with the ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief...

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