Seen and reviewed (Aug. 14)

New films in theaters this week: — “Bandslam” (rated PG), a musical comedy-drama featuring Disney Channel stars Aly Michalka and Vanessa Hudgens.— “District 9” (rated R), a science-fiction thriller produced by Peter Jackson.— “The Goods: Live Hard. Sell Hard.” (rated … Continue reading»

Seen and reviewed (Aug. 7)

New films in theaters this week: — “Burma VJ” (not rated), a documentary about Burmese journalists. With subtitles.— “The Cove” (rated PG-13), a documentary feature detailing dolphin slaughter in Japan.— “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” (rated PG-13), an action … Continue reading»

Yo Joe!

Poster art courtesy Paramount Pictures Paramount Pictures really doesn’t want critics to see its new action-thriller “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,” which opens in theaters nationwide Friday. In fact, some would say the studio is using “extreme measures” to … Continue reading»