2014: Best Movies: ‘Pride’

Just when you were probably saying “where’s our LGBT movie in support of coal miners film,” (okay, maybe not) the movie “Pride” came along this year and touched our hearts while also teaching a message of how different people can find common ground. Inspired by a true story, “Pride,” which stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, […]

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U2 Can Be a Movie Star: Drummer Larry Mullen Jr. is ‘Man on the Train’

Imagine my surprise, sitting in my local art cinema watching coming attraction trailers, when I saw the name Larry Mullen Jr., co-starring in ‘Man on the Train,’ a remake of Patrice Leconte’s 2002 French film, playing the role that earned that country’s pop star Johnny Hallyday critical respect as an actor. And yes, it’s that […]

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‘MacGruber’ Tries to Overcome Stigma of ‘SNL’ Movies

By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — When ‘Saturday Night Live‘ characters journey from sketch to screen, they often appear lost away from their live studio habitat. The first “SNL” movie, 1980’s ‘The Blues Brothers,’ was also the best, as anyone who recalls the “two honkies dressed like Hasidic diamond merchants” can attest. […]

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