Film | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Sat, 24 Feb 2018 22:36:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Film | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Natalie Portman delivers an impressive performance but a terrible ending ruins ‘Annihilation’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/natalie-portman-delivers-impressive-performance-terrible-ending-ruins-annihilation/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/natalie-portman-delivers-impressive-performance-terrible-ending-ruins-annihilation/#respond Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:10:34 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101532 These are strange days in Hollywood, as the world faces a moment in which women are rising up and taking a stand against the abuses perpetrated against them. As the #metoo and #timesup movements are shaking the entertainment industry, it will be interesting to see how their newfound power takes shape and affects the landscape […]

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Flick Finder – Friday Feb. 23 to Thursday Mar. 1 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/flick-finder-friday-feb-23-thursday-mar-1/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/flick-finder-friday-feb-23-thursday-mar-1/#respond Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:39 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101443 SHOWTIMES Friday Feb. 23 to Thursday Mar. 1 Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated. All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. All the Money in the World Fri.-Thurs., 4, 7:20 p.m. Coco Fri.-Thurs., 12 noon, 2:30, 5, 7:30, 10 p.m. The Commuter […]

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‘Black Panther’ gives the world its first full-on black superhero film https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/black-panther-gives-world-first-full-black-superhero-film/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/black-panther-gives-world-first-full-black-superhero-film/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:15:08 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101327 T here have been nearly 20 movies in the pretentiously titled (yet wildly entertaining) Marvel Cinematic Universe since “Iron Man” kicked off the tidal wave of superhero cinema that has overwhelmed audiences worldwide since 2008. In a prime example of just how overly dominant white culture is in Hollywood, none of these stories centered on […]

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Flick Finder – Friday Nov. 10 to Thursday Nov. 16 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/flick-finder-friday-nov-10-thursday-nov-16-3/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/flick-finder-friday-nov-10-thursday-nov-16-3/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:37 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101437 SHOWTIMES Friday Nov. 10 to Thursday Nov. 16 Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated. All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. American Made Fri.-Thurs., 1, 7:10, 9:55 p.m. Happy Death Day Fri.-Thurs., 12:30, 2:50, 5:10, 7:40, 10:10 p.m. It Fri.-Thurs., 1:30, 4:30, […]

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ may be an Oscar contender, but it’s rotten to the core https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/call-name-may-oscar-contender-rotten-core/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/call-name-may-oscar-contender-rotten-core/#comments Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:00:33 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101112 There are some movies that are inexplicably popular with critics but utterly fail with the public. This problem is compounded each Oscar season when there is at least one Best Picture nominee that actual audiences stay away from in droves. This year, there are two pretentious stinkers in the field of nine top-prize contenders for […]

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Flick Finder – 02.08.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/flick-finder-02-08-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/flick-finder-02-08-18/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:00:25 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101145 SHOWTIMES Friday Nov. 10 to Thursday Nov. 16 Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated. All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. American Made Fri.-Thurs., 1, 7:10, 9:55 p.m. Happy Death Day Fri.-Thurs., 12:30, 2:50, 5:10, 7:40, 10:10 p.m. It Fri.-Thurs., 1:30, 4:30, […]

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“The Shape of Water” a princess romance https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/01/shape-water-princess-romance/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/01/shape-water-princess-romance/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:00:46 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101029 The Shape of Water

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Flick Finder – 02.01.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/01/flick-finder-02-01-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/01/flick-finder-02-01-18/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:00:38 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100990 SHOWTIMES Friday Nov. 10 to Thursday Nov. 16 Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated. All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. American Made Fri.-Thurs., 1, 7:10, 9:55 p.m. Happy Death Day Fri.-Thurs., 12:30, 2:50, 5:10, 7:40, 10:10 p.m. It Fri.-Thurs., 1:30, 4:30, […]

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The laughably pretentious ‘Phantom Thread’ may be up for Best Picture, but the joke’s on viewers https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/01/laughably-pretentious-phantom-thread-may-best-picture-jokes-viewers/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/01/laughably-pretentious-phantom-thread-may-best-picture-jokes-viewers/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:00:10 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100970 phantom thread

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This year’s nominees are nearly spot-on perfect https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/25/years-nominees-nearly-spot-perfect/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/25/years-nominees-nearly-spot-perfect/#respond Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:10:28 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100823 The Academy Awards have been overrun with controversy in recent years, particularly by the #OscarsSoWhite campaign that called out the disgraceful fact that there were no African-American nominees in the major acting categories in 2015 and 2016.  This year’s nominations were announced early Tuesday morning, and the choices reflected some seismic shifts in the film […]

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