Summaries and mini-reviews of movies playing now, from e3 magazine:
What with Marvel Films dragging its feet where making a "Black Widow" feature is concerned, French filmmaker Luc Besson has taken matters into his own hands and given us "Lucy," a star vehicle whose sole purpose is to let Scarlett Johansson shine.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — An Iowa filmmaker plans to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.
James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point.
NEW YORK (AP) — The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated "Sex Tape" failed to turn on moviegoers over a weekend where "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" maintained its rule.
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Q: Mimi, have you ever visited the Bryant Cottage State Historic Site in Bement?
A: I stopped in Bement a couple of months ago but the cute little cottage was closed. I hear it's worth a visit.
Built in 1856 by Bement businessman Francis E. Bryant, it's known as the place where Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln talked about their famous 1858 debates.