‘Self/less,’ immortal and it feels so dumb

“Self/less,” if you couldn’t tell from the preposterous title, is a deeply silly movie that takes itself very, very seriously.The pr...

July 11th, 2015 |  


Best-selling books

FICTION1. “The English Spy” by Daniel Silva (HarperCollins)2. “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead)3. “Th...

July 11th, 2015 |  


A biker named ‘Stray Dog’ postpones Granik’s Ozarks exit

NEW YORK (AP) — Debra Granik met Ron “Stray Dog” Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks.Granik, a 52-year-old filmmaker from New York,...

July 4th, 2015 |  



‘Magic Mike XXL’ outstripping ‘Terminator’ at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — “Magic Mike XXL” is narrowly outstripping “Terminator Genisys” at the holiday weekend box office.The Cha...

July 4th, 2015 |  


‘Shark Week’ returns for 28th year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sharks are serious business this summer, with “Sharknado”-style flippancy a barely heard echo following grisly at...

July 4th, 2015 |  


Close to home

Close to home

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July 3rd, 2015 |  


In ‘Keepers,’ film critic revisits a lifetime at the movies

“Keepers: The Greatest Films-and Personal Favorites-of a Moviegoing Lifetime” (Knopf), by Richard SchickelA theater up the street asks its...

June 27th, 2015 |  


‘Max,’ about a kid, his dog and those gun smugglers

It’s officially summer. What better time for a heartwarming caper movie about a troubled but noble Texas teen, his troubled but noble dog, and t...

June 27th, 2015 |  


Movies come to life for ‘Wolfpack’ clan at Universal Studios

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — “That’s how a roller coaster feels!” exclaimed a soaking-wet Bhagavan Angulo, 23, as he emerged ...

June 20th, 2015 |  


Kids’ triathlon set for July 19

TROY — This is the seventh year for the Troy Kids’ Triathlon, which will take place on July 19, at Troy Aquatic Park, 460 W. Staunton Driv...

June 18th, 2015 |