Friday, May 24, 2013
Check out this trailer and review of the latest installment of The Hangover.
THE HANGOVER PART III – Its comedic pill may be charting in unwanted altered states. Is it due to chemistry or alchemy? Regardless, it's still beckoning us because it's certainly not a blasphemy! according to reviewer Beau Behan. To watch the trailer, just click above. You can also read Behan's full review here. Stars: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha. Director: Tod Phillips. Rated R, 100 min, Comedy
Friday, April 26, 2013
Are you hoping to catch a movie this weekend? Check times here.
If you're looking for a night out this weekend, the movie theater is always a good option. Check out the Moviefone tool above to find local times of showings. Area movie theaters: Highland Park Theatre at 445 Central Ave., Highland Park AMC Northbrook Court 14 at 1525 Lake Cook Road, Northbrook Regal Lincolnshire Stadium 20 & IMAX at 300 Parkway Dr., Lincolnshire Showplace Eight at 555 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills Golden Age Cinemas at 708 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville Find more area theaters here. What movie are you planning to see this weekend?
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Scary Movie V, 42, Disconnect and To the Wonder all will hit box offices this weekend.
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out one of the new films hitting the box office on April 12. Read the movie storylines below, and click on each movie title to view the trailer. 42 (PG-13) Jackie Robinson's story is told in this iopic from writer/director Brian Helgeland. Robinson paved a new road for minorities by being the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball since the racial barrier was put in place in the late 1800s. Chadwick Boseman stars as Robinson, with Harrison Ford heading up the rest of the cast as MLB executive Branch Rickey. Disconnect (R) A hard-working lawyer, attached to his cell phone, can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Do you have videos from school plays, short films or home movies? Share them on Patch!
The Academy Awards can make a superstar out of an unknown. Take Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, who each won an Oscar for "Best Original Screenplay" for the film Goodwill Hunting in 1998. From then on, the childhood buddies became household names. In fact, the Affleck-produced film Argo is up for seven awards at this year's 85th annual Oscars, airing at 6 p.m. Sunday on ABC. A Star is Born Every community, no matter how big or small, has star potential. Oscar winner Marlon Brando once lived in Libertyville and attended Libertyville Township High School, according to his obituary in the Chicago Tribune. Actors Vince Vaughn and Lauren Holly are from Lake Forest. Beloved Brady Bunch dad Robert Reed was born in Highland Park. Lake Forest and Lake…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
"Bless Me, Ultima," "Rubberneck," "Dark Skies" and "Snitch" open Feb. 22
Thursday, February 21
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, why not head to the movies? There are a few new flicks hitting the box office. Read the storylines of the movies below, and click on each movie title to view the trailer. Opening Feb. 22: Dark Skies (PG-13) From the producers of 'Paranormal Activity', 'Insidious', and ]Sinister' comes 'Dark Skies': a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barret family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacey take matters in their own …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Safe Haven, Escape From Planet Earth and Saving Lincoln will all hit box offices this weekend.
Thursday, February 14
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, why not head to the movies? There are a few new flicks hitting the box office. Read the storylines of the movies below, and click on each movie title to view the trailer. Opening 2/14 Safe Haven (PG-13) Katie Feldman arrives in the tiny coastal town of Southport, North Carolina, looking to make a new, quiet life for herself. She rents a rundown cabin and takes a job waiting on tables in the local café, hoping to keep a low profile. But despite the almost impenetrable emotional walls she has built to protect herself, she is drawn in by the genuine warmth and caring of the tight-knit community, especially the town’s grocery-store owner, Alex, and his two young children. As Katie gradually …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
In Patch's holiday movie guide, we offer you a breakdown of the Oscar-buzzed movies worth checking out this weekend, along with what's fun and what's family friendly. This week: 'The Hobbit,' 'Rise of the Guardians' and 'Hitchcock.'
December isn't just about tree lightings, holiday feasts and shopping. It also marks the high point in Oscar season, the time of year when studios release their prestige pictures to garner the buzz they'll need to get nominated for the awards ceremony in early 2013. In Patch's Holiday Movie Guide, we'll focus on a few of these films opening along the North Shore. Which should you see? Which should you skip? Which should you bring your kids to? Keep reading to find out. Most Fun: Hitchcock Hitchcock gets this week's Most Fun pick mostly on the basis of how eerily accurate Anthony Hopkins' performance is. As the acclaimed horror director, Hopkins hams his way through a movie that follows the making of Psycho, one of the most renowned horror …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
In Patch's holiday movie guide, we offer you a breakdown of the Oscar-buzzed movies worth checking out this weekend, along with what's fun and what's family friendly. This week: 'Lincoln,' 'Life of Pi', 'The Sessions' and a Tarantino masterpiece.
December isn't just about tree lightings, holiday feasts and shopping. It also marks the high point in Oscar season, the time of year when studios release their prestige pictures to garner the buzz they'll need to get nominated for the awards ceremony in early 2013. In Patch's Holiday Movie Guide, we'll focus on a few of these films opening along the North Shore. Which should you see? Which should you skip? Which should you bring your kids to? Keep reading to find out. Most Fun: The Sessions Yes, it is strange to say that a film about a paralyzed poet is "fun." However, this film isn't about paralysis, it's about sex. John Hawkes plays Mark O'Brien, a poet paralyzed by polio who hires a sex surrogate (Helen Hunt) so he can lose his …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
There's a lot of great movies in theaters right now - here's some at local art house theaters that you may have missed.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here's some arts-flavored trivia about famous Thanksgiving movie and television scenes. Can you figure them out?
There are some movies that have holiday dinners you'd be thrilled to be a part of, and some you'd be relieved to never have to see again. Every bit of the "Christmas Vacation" dinner is pretty brutal to watch even before Chevy Chase cuts into a gross, flatulent turkey. But a chance to sit down and eat and drink with the Big T from "The Sopranos" could be interesting as long as you don't make him angry. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Patch has assembled some trivia questions for those of you that like movies and television as much as you like turkey. The answers will be posted on Friday, along with as many Thanksgiving-flavored YouTube clips that can be assembled. Leave your answers in the comments, along with your favorite pop culture …