Wednesday, June 19, 2013
• Admission • The Croods • 42 • Future Weather • GI Joe: Relatiation • The Host • Identity Thief • Jurassic Park • The Place Beyond the Pines • Olympus Has Fallen • On the Road • Oz: The Great and Powerful • Safe Haven • Scary Movie 5 • War Witch
Award-winning actor, songwriter, and producer Keith Carradine will be honored at the 2013 Maine International Film Festival with the Mid-Life Achievement Award in July.
A rainy Memorial Day weekend didn't dampen our spirits, probably because we had a comfortable room right on the harbor, three great restaurants to try and a host of shops and galleries to explore.
Every film critic/reviewer has a soft spot in his heart for movies like Shawn Levy's "The Internship." It's like a vacation from the work of having to sit up and pay attention to the detail in serious, important films. "The Internship" is the movie version of bowling. There's nothing to think about. You get the right shoes, the rules are set in concrete, you have beer and pizza while watching the smart-ass guys make all the gutter balls. It's just fun. "The Internship" is fun ... kind of.
Times are good for Friday through Thursday, June 19
"Americans Who Tell the Truth," a portrait exhibit by artist, illustrator and activist Robert Shetterly, Friday through Friday, July 12, Emery Flex Gallery. Artists reception, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Emery Performance Space, with a presentation by the artist, 6-7:30 p.m. Free; hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
"After Earth" The once-formidable director M. Night Shyamalan ("The Sixth Sense") tries to regain his cred with this science-fiction thriller about a father and son (played by Will Smith and his son Jaden) who crash land on Earth 1,000 years after it was abandoned by mankind. 89 minutes (PG-13)
Vegetables are not only fun to grow, they are great to eat, too. And nobody tells how to do both better than Barbara Damrosch and her husband, Eliot Coleman.