Scattered siblings with “issues” gather at their mom’s home to pay homage to a departed patriarch, opening old wounds and new secrets. Sound like “August: Osage County,” last year’s Oscar-baiting drama? Sure does. Except “This Is Where I Leave You” is actually entertaining.
The latest in the 2014 batch of teen dystopian adaptations, “The Maze Runner” separates itself from “Divergent” and “The Giver” with its relentless intensity. This is a movie less concerned with social commentary via a hypothetical future and more with in-the-moment thrills.
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Serenely melancholy but unfailingly melodramatic, “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” is a tone poem to love and loss that goes on too long and is more intent on creating a sad mood than with breaking your heart or bringing you to tears.
Don’t expect many laughs from this retro-futuristic curio, which doesn’t really go for them, despite its parodic title and its ’70s insistence that in the far future, View-Masters would be cutting-edge communication tech.
When the “Guardians of the Galaxy” Blu-ray finally arrives, we have this to look forward to: a cut scene of the blue guard cranking up Peter Quill’s Walkman and dancing through the prison to (Oh ho ho it’s) “Magic” by Pilot. (Click the link to sing along.)
A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.
"Love is Strange" is a sweet, random little nothing that pairs up John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as a longtime couple whose lives change, for the worse, when they finally get married after gay marriage becomes legal in New York.