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Posted Sep 17, 2014 at 11:01 PM

“The Drop,” written for the screen by author Dennis Lehane (“Mystic River,” “Gone Baby Gone,” “Shutter Island”), is based on one of his short stories, “Animal Rescue,” and possesses what has become his signature style: flawed anti-hero characters surrounded by gritty, dark, urban atmospherics. The film is set in a hard-boiled, blue-collar neighborhood bar in Brooklyn, a refuge for rough-edged men, some of whom...

Posted Sep 17, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Varsity TheatreSept. 19-25Alive InsideFri.-Sun. early show: 1:10 Daily showtimes: 3:20 5:30 8:00  A joyous...

Posted Sep 10, 2014 at 11:01 PM

I should acknowledge that when I viewed the trailer to “Guardians of the Galaxy” in July, well, I was skeptical.I couldn’t help but notice that one of the guardians is a trash-talking raccoon, a varmint named Rocket...

Posted Sep 3, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Varsity TheatreSept. 5-11A Five Star LifeFri.-Sun. early show: 12:10 2:25 Daily showtimes: 4:40 6:55 9:10In Italian and...

Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Varsity TheatreAug. 29-Sept. 4CalvaryFri.-Mon. early show: 12:10 2:30 Daily showtimes: 4:50 7:10 9:30Father James...

Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 11:01 PM

The film “Calvary” begins with a grim and unsettling scene that foreshadows most of what is to come. A Catholic priest, Father James (Brendan Gleeson), sits in the dim shadows of a confessional, leaning toward the lattice window. On...

Updated Aug 21, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Varsity TheatreAug. 22-26CalvaryDaily showtimes: 12:10 2:30 7:10 9:30Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought...

Updated Aug 21, 2014 at 10:14 AM

By Chris Honoré for Revels

Posted Aug 7, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Adapting any novel to the screen is a supreme challenge for the writers.

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Varsity Theatre

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 2:00 AM

From the trailer, the expectation might be that "And So It Goes" will be a shallow, hollowed-out 94 minute exercise in nothing much. Certainly, the title conveys a casual shrug when it comes to life and relationships.

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