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This Week’s Special Screenings

The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), various showtimes, May 12, at the theater. Details Central 214 at the Hotel Palomar continues its Sunday Sunset Movie Nights on the Patio series with a screening of My Fair Lady (1964), 9pm, May 12; and Gladiator (2000), 9pm, May 19, at the hotel. Details … Continue reading

Movie review: ‘The Descendants’

His first movie in since Sideways (2007), writer-director Alexander Payne’s The Descendants (based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings) is also perhaps his best movie to date. That’s saying a lot, considering the rest of his filmography includes Citizen Ruth (1996), Election (1999), and About Schmidt (2002). It’s delicate blend of drama and comedy … Continue reading

Movie review: ‘Hugo’

Martin Scorsese has long been regarded as a great American filmmaker of astounding talent. With his latest film, Hugo (adapted from the children’s novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret), he has indelibly established himself as a master filmmaker, one whose repetoire continues to expand. Hugo is the movie that we’d least expect from the man; it’s also the … Continue reading

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