Movies

Movies
10:09 am
Tue August 21, 2012

The Invisible War

Moving documentary about rape in the military.

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Movies
3:08 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

August 19, 2012 On the Marquee

This week, Kristin and Nick take a look at new releases ParaNorman and The Expendables 2, new Blu-rays The Hunger Games and Jaws, and more.



On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.


For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.


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Movies
8:26 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Cinema Classics August 16, 2012 :Tommy Lee Jones

That face!

John and Johnny look at the career of  Tommy Lee Jones.


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Movies
7:56 am
Fri August 17, 2012

It's Movie Time August 17, 2012: Sparkle

Jordin Sparks as Sparkle

John and Carolyn sing few praises of the muisical Sparkle.


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Movies
9:20 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Sparkle

Movies
9:07 am
Thu August 16, 2012

ParaNorman

Is it too scary for kids or plain funny for all ages?


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Movies
2:01 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Cinema Classics August 9, 2012 : The Christopher Nolan Batman Trilogy

John and Johnny explore the merits of Nolan's Batman trilogy.

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Movies
8:05 am
Thu August 9, 2012

It's Movie Time August 10, 2012: The Queen of Versailles

John and Carolyn review a delightful and  disturbing documentary.

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Movies
6:53 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Dark Horse

This film can't even qualify as a dark horse.

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Movies
6:17 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Total Recall (2012)

Without Arnie, it's just a video game.

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Movies
6:04 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Ruby Sparks

A cautionary tale about getting what you want.

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Movies
5:51 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

The Queen of Versailles

A vivid and ultimaely depressing documentary about greed on the corporate and family level.

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Movie Reviews
3:34 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

In A Decrepit Future, An Identity Crisis Multiplies

Doug Quaid (Colin Farrell) visits Rekall, a company that implants memories in its customers, in an attempt to explain a series of recurring dreams. Farrell plays the role originally portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1990 film of the same name.
Michael Gibson Columbia Pictures

Originally published on Thu August 2, 2012 5:03 pm

Set in a high-tech yet shabby future, the remake of Total Recall is a fully realized piece of production design. But its script, credited to six authors, is more like a preliminary sketch.

Directed by Underworld franchise veteran Len Wiseman, the movie retains some elements of Paul Verhoeven's friskier (and more graphically violent) 1990 original. Yet it also makes lots of changes, notably by downplaying the brain-bending aspects of the scenario in favor of thought-free action. (Also, it never leaves a devastated Earth for Mars.)

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Movies
3:28 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

It's Movie Time August 3, 2012: The Watch

Carolyn and John advise their audience not to watch The Watch.

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Movies
11:38 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Cinema Classics August 2, 2012 : Warren Beatty

Warren Beatty

Starring in the  Double Barrell Summer Western Series' McCabe and Mrs. Miller  at The Gateway Film Center, Warren Beatty embodies the best and worst of Hollywood.

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Movies
3:59 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Woodstock on a Rail in 'Festival Express'

Originally published on Fri August 27, 2004 4:06 pm

In the summer of 1970, a train carrying Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead, The Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Buddy Guy and Janis Joplin rolled from Toronto to Calgary, stopping for scheduled concerts along the way.

Billed as the Canadian Woodstock, The Festival Express was a musician's dream and a promoter's nightmare. The train was loaded with musical instruments, food, liquor -- and a film crew.

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Movies
7:41 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

The Watch

Four boy-men guard their neighborhood from aliens.

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Remembrances
1:31 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Fresh Air Remembers Actress Lupe Ontiveros

Actress Lupe Ontiveros was known for her roles in the film Selena and the television series Desperate Housewives.
Alberto E. Rodriguez Getty Images

Actress Lupe Ontiveros died Thursday of cancer at the age of 69. She was most famous for her role in the 1997 film Selena, but Ontiveros also acted with Jack Nicholson in As Good As It Gets, played a strict mother in the independent film Real Women Have Curves and had a recurring role in the television series Desperate Housewives.

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Movies
4:42 pm
Sun July 29, 2012

The Deep Blue Sea

Desperate love with first-rate acting

The Deep Blue Sea

Grade: B

Director: Terence Davies (The House of Mirth)

Screenplay: Davies (From Terence Rattigan play)

Cast: Rachel Weisz (The Lovely Bones), Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers)

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 min.

by John DeSando

 

“Love, that's all.”  (Hester responds to her husband when he asks her what happened.)

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WCBE Event
5:04 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

Cinema Classics Kickoff Party

Cinema Classics Kickoff Party
Cinema Classics

Cinema Classics Kickoff Party
Friday, August 03, 2012 
(6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Gateway Film Center

Celebrate the launch of Cinema Classics with WCBE's own Johnny DiLoretto and John DeSando at 6 PM on Friday, August 3 before the premiere of DR. STRANGELOVE at 7 PM. Talk with John and Johnny about your favorite classic films while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Bar tended by celebrity bartender & WCBE staff member, Jim Coe.

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