Articles tagged summer movie preview

Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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Remembrances of Summers Past: 40 Years of Movie Memories

When I look back at my 40 years at the Cineplex, I recall hundreds of singular scenes or sequences, characters whose wisdom (or wit) I keep with me all these years later.

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1 May 2008 // 2:52 AM

Summer ‘08 at the movies: superheroes, gal pals and more

It’s a superhero smackdown! From that old-school adventurer Indiana Jones to the New Age burnout Hancock, this summer the multiplex will look a lot

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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When Jon Favreau explains his role as director of “Iron Man,” the Marvel superhero movie that opens Friday, he relies on his own superpower: candor. “

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008

If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?

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28 Apr 2008 // 5:12 AM

Summer at the movies: Five weekends to keep in mind

Winter was pretty much a washout, and spring at the movies? It sprang a leak. A lot of leaks. Attendance has been down more than 6

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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