Cinema-Scoping

Cinema-Scoping

"Rain" still a fresh movie experience

The Art Theater continues to be a film lover’s best friend as it continues to screen classic movies during its weekend late night slots.  This week, Singin’ in the Rain will be screened (Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m.), the influential movie musical that is continually listed on “Best of” lists some 60 years after its release.  Really, it comes as no surprise that this is the

"Now" not as magical as it wants to be

One of the things that’s mentioned often in Louis Leterrier’s heist movie Now You See Me, which focuses on a quartet of Robin Hood-like illusionists, is that the secret to a good magic trick is mastering the art of misdirection.  Any trickster worth his salt would agree that the linchpin of most any trick is getting the audience to look left while the sleight of hand is occurring

'Darkness' a worthy addition to 'Trek' canon

Viewers are likely to be sharply divided after seeing J.J.

My Favorite Movie

I hear this question all the time – “What’s your favorite movie?” – and the response never changes though it does tend to take some people aback when I give them my answer.