Tag - Kevin Hart

Freeze Frame: “Three Thousand Years of Longing” (R), “Me Time” (R), “Breaking” (PG-13), “Samaritan” (PG-13)

The Idris Elba film fest continues for the second week in a row with the ambitious fantasy, "Three Thousand Years of Longing." Elba plays a genie who emerges from a bottle to grant scholar Tilda Swinton three wishes. What follows is an off-beat philosophical meditation on human desire. This earnest...

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Freeze Frame: “DC League of Super Pets” (PG), “Vengeance” (R)

File the animated action comedy "DC League of Super Pets" under the 'pleasant surprises' category. Krypto, Superman's dog, puts together a crew of rescue pets to save his master and the other members of the Justice League when their lives are threatened by a super evil guinea pig. Okay, okay,...

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Freeze Frame: “Elvis” (PG-13), “The Man from Toronto” (PG-13)

The life of rock n’ roll legend Elvis Presley gets an over-the-top, almost operatic treatment with Baz Luhrmann's phantasmagorical two-hour and forty-five-minute biopic, "Elvis," Tom Hanks plays his Svengali-like manager, Col. Tom Parker, narrating the story from his selfish, opportunistic perspective. Austin Butler is excellent as the naive but extraordinarily...

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Freeze Frame: “Luca” (PG), “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” (R), “Fatherhood” (PG-13)

Even lesser Pixar offerings are better than most of their competitors’ work. Such is the case with “Luca,” a sweet and beautifully animated fantasy about the adventures of some nice sea monsters. Two young ocean dwellers near the Italian Riviera venture onto land and discover they turn human whenever they’re...

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