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What to See This Weekend: Guardians Rule, Funk King Boogies

Posted on 07/30/2014 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentThe best movie weekend of the summer is upon us! So buy yourself a day pass to the multiplex and relish the rousing biography of a music legend, a new sci-fi classic and an intimately focused drama with a devastating punch.   Get on Up Chadwick Boseman (Jackie Robinson in 42) makes playing The Hardest-Working Man in Show Business seem easy in this spectacular, funk-driven biography of James Brown. The soundtrack is the genuine Brown, but Boseman nails his Mashed …

Brit Mystery ‘Broadchurch’ Pulls You In

Posted on 08/7/2013 by |Television and Entertainment | Comments

EntertainmentThe murder of a young boy throws a quaint British beach town into despair and turmoil in Broadchurch, a gripping new crime drama that begins an eight-episode run tonight at 10 on BBC America. A hit in the UK when it aired there last spring, Broadchurch is darker than some other Brit detective series that have made the leap across the Atlantic. We’re a ways from Inspectors Morse and Lewis, for certain. Broadchurch isn’t the only series on TV this …