Given all the violence and unrest, it seems relevant to dial back to earlier times in the black struggle in America – back to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the man who started it all, if by proximity alone: the Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.
How “Ab Fab” will perform as a film will be based on the nostalgic returns of folks here who recall the England of Margaret Thatcher, when satire with a side of feminine sophomoric silliness felt free and liberating. Saunders and Lumley pucker up and give it a game go.
It turns out composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and hoaxer P.T. Barnum have a fair amount in common, starting with being the basis for the Moonbox Productions theater company’s 2016-17 season.
True to the “post-‘Crimes and Misdemeanors’ law” that every third film’s a winner, Woody Allen rings the bell with “Café Society,” a nostalgic nod to growing up a Jew in New York City and the dawn of the Hollywood studio era.
Zipcar, the hourly car-rental company founded in Cambridge in 2000, is having a promotion Thursday to play chauffeur while customers play “Pokémon Go.”
“Ghostbusters” is an absolute blast and rejuvenates a summer of tired and listless blockbuster fare, benefiting from starring four of the most talented women in comedy today.
The release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” the play script that catches up with J.K. Rowling’s boy wizard 19 years later, will turn Harvard Square into Hogwarts Square on July 30, including special deals and events leading up to a midnight book release.
Yard sales proliferate in warm weather, but Sunday’s stands out: It is essentially a download from the mind of the art director of Okay Mag and her friends, teen girls with a group aesthetic that’s vintage, kitschy, artsy and riotously colorful.
An engaging and focused performance by Bryan Cranston can’t save this outdated and ham-fisted undercover romp. “The Infiltrator,” despite two strong lead performances, flounders less than 20 minutes in and never regains its confidence or ability to entertain.
The directors of “Swiss Army Man” have tapped into something original and moving in this story of a castaway’s journey, but it comes with a touch of magical realism – and a lot of flatulence and erections.