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Movies for Grownups Weekend Preview: Jan. 24

Posted on 01/23/2014 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentIt’s the slowest movie weekend of the year, and as the cops like to say at a crime scene, “Nothing to see here, folks.” We will give a little shoutout to I, Frankenstein—in which the studio has so little faith they won’t let critics see it—because it features one of our favorite grownup actors, Bill Nighy. But really, this is the perfect weekend to catch up on the Oscar hopefuls you’ve missed. The New Stuff:  I, Frankenstein Turns out all …

Movies for Grownups Weekend Preview Nov. 8

Posted on 11/7/2013 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentWe’re way late for Father’s Day—or maybe way early—but this week’s top movies offer two great stars playing a pair of unforgettable dads. The New Stuff… About Time We’d watch Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) if he were handing out food samples at Costco. Here he is quirkily delightful as ever, as a loving dad who has to break some earth-shattering news to his son (Domhnall Gleeson): The men in the family can travel through time. With Nighy …

“Marigold Hotel” Star Tom Wilkinson: Getting Old Takes Courage!

Posted on 05/2/2012 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentThe best gift grownup movie lovers have gotten so far this year is The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, the warm, funny, thoughtful story of seven British retirees who move to crowded, colorful Jaipur, India. They’re lured there by a brochure promising a life of inexpensive luxury at the titular hotel, but what they find is a run-down wreck of a place set amidst teeming crowds, abject poverty, and sometimes brutally primitive living conditions. For the Britons—played by Wilkinson, Judi Dench, …