Robert Redford and Nick Nolte take 'A Walk in the Woods'

Robert Redford and Nick Nolte take 'A Walk in the Woods' 

REVIEW: Robert Redford and Nick Nolte make for an unlikely comic pair in “A Walk in the Woods.”

007 author gets crushed for saying Idris Elba is 'too street' to play James Bond

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007 author gets crushed for saying Idris Elba is 'too street' to play James Bond

Strong female roles highlight screwball farce 'Mistress America' 

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Strong female roles highlight screwball farce 'Mistress America'
REVIEW: Noah Baumbach pumps a lot of drama into his take on the screwball comedy.
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James Bond author backtracks on Idris Elba ‘street’ comments

Having sparked outcry for slamming Idris Elba and calling him “too street” to play James Bond, author Anthony Horowitz has backtracked on his statements about the “Luther” star.
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August 29

New albums, video releases: Cecile McLorin Salvant, Fidlar; "Max Max: Fury Road,” "Texas Rising”

Albums• Cécile McLorin Salvant, “For One to Love”• Scarface, “Deeply Rooted”• Iron Maiden, “The Book of Souls”• Lizz Wright, “Freedom & Surrender”• Fidlar, “Too”• Public…
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August 29

Home video review: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is pure madness wrapped in fanboy pulp

HOME VIDEOPure madnessIf you’re a devotee of director George Miller’s earlier Mad Max adventures, you’re in for a thrilling reunion with Charlize Theron and Tom…
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August 29

Movie releases Sept. 2 and 4

opening this weekWednesdayA Walk in the Woods (PG-13) A man (Robert Redford) hikes the Appalachian Trail with an old friend (Nick Nolte). FridayLearning…
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August 29

Hollywood actors claim union is gouging them on dues

A new way of calculating income draws complaints that union figures are inflated.
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August 27

Dystopian love triangle in 'Z for Zachariah' lacks electricity 

REVIEW: Three survivors of a nuclear disaster are resourceful but listless in “Z for Zachariah.”
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August 27

Zac Efron's DJ dream almost finds a groove in 'We Are Your Friends' 

REVIEW: DJ Zac Efron's coming-of-age story has its moments, but doesn't spin a new tune.
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August 27

'No Escape' offers suspense but little story 

REVIEW: If what you’re seeking in the doldrums of August is stomach-churning, eye-watering suspense, “No Escape” delivers just that — but falls short with a tone-deaf story and extremely xenophobic worldview.
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August 26

How has a $1.1M 'Star Trek' fan movie escaped studio shutdown (so far)?

"Star Trek" has inspired countless fan-made films over its nearly 50 years, but a new amateur production in the works represents a warp-drive leap from its predecessors. With $1.13 million raised in crowdfunding so far, it's one of the highest-financed fan films ever made.
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August 25

A cinematic flair for gardening

A Hollywood set director applies those design principles to her garden.
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August 25

Summer movie hits and misses: Dinos rule 'World'

"Jurassic World" out-earned all the other throwback films combined to become the third-highest grossing movie ever. But while the season is on target to become one of the highest-grossing summers in history, the majority of the studios would probably opt for a do-over.
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August 22

Movies opening Aug. 26 and 28

Movies opening this weekWednesdayNo Escape (R) In their new overseas home, members of an American family soon find themselves caught in the middle of…
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August 22

New albums, videos: The Weeknd, Halsey; 'Aloha,' 'Walking Dead' Season 5

Albums• The Weeknd, “Beauty Behind the Madness”• Yo La Tengo, “Stuff Like That There”• Motorhead, “Bad Magic”• Halsey, “Badlands”Home video• “Aloha”• “The Walking Dead” Season…
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August 22

Home video review: 'Citizenfour' captures Edward Snowden

HOME VIDEOTraitor or whistleblower?“Citizenfour” (R, Anchor Bay) is a you-are-there portrait of Edward Snowden, traitor or whistleblower — take your pick. It was filmed…
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August 20

'American Ultra' smokes competition of stoner/assassin movies 

REVIEW: Jesse Eisenberg plays a baked store clerk who’s amazed to discover he's a special agent in “American Ultra.”
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August 20

'Diary of a Teenage Girl' explores curiosity, lust and self-doubt 

REVIEW: The irrepressible heroine of “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” goes down some dark paths, lightly.
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August 20

'Public Domain' follows I-35W bridge tragedy 

REVIEW: In the crisp, touching little drama "The Public Domain," many of the consequences following the 2007 collapse of the I-35W bridge are experienced by folks at a Minneapolis bar.
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August 20

New documentary makes Marlon Brando a contender, once again 

REVIEW: The straight world’s take on Brando is one reason it’s such a blast to hear the man himself talking about that life in the documentary “Listen to Me Marlon.”
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August 20

Reviewed in brief: 'Phoenix,' 'She's Funny That Way,' 'Hitman: Agent 47'

Phoenix ⋆⋆⋆ out of four stars Rating: Unrated Theater: Edina Cinema   Sometimes implausible and always engrossing, “Phoenix” takes us to postwar…
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