CityBeat - Movie Previews http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-248-1-movie_previews.html <![CDATA[Guardians of the Galaxy - ]]> Marvel Studios has excelled thus far by creating characters that neatly fit into segmented niches that are easily identifiable for audiences — Iron Man is the qui]]> <![CDATA[I Origins - ]]> The dynamic duo of the independent, speculative science fiction realm — writer-director Mike Cahill and star Brit Marling — follow up their intimate parallel un]]> <![CDATA[Le Chef - ]]> The restaurant world has no shortage of drama, with chefs embroiled in legal battles with their restaurant backers over the right to use their celebrity names once the ]]> <![CDATA[And So It Goes - ]]> Diane Keaton has cornered the market as the mistress of the aging Hollywood lothario set onscreen. Having given the goods to Jack Nicholson in Something’s Gotta G]]> <![CDATA[The Grand Seduction - ]]> <![CDATA[Hercules - ]]> <![CDATA[Lucy - ]]> <![CDATA[Most Wanted Man - ]]> <![CDATA[Jersey Boys - ]]> Clint Eastwood has a no-nonsense approach that has served him well over the course of his career. He refuses to clutter up a performance with tics and affected manneris]]> <![CDATA[Think Like a Man Too - ]]> Tim Story (the first two Fantastic Four movies, Barbershop) gathers the gang from the adaptation of Steve Harvey’s bestselling relationship advice tome (Act Like]]> <![CDATA[22 Jump Street - ]]> It’s always twice as hard the second time around — I’m talking about sequels here — because you can’t just repeat the formula that worked the first time, right? Directors Phil Lord and C]]> <![CDATA[How to Train Your Dragon 2 - ]]>

The world of Vikings and dragons gets much more complicated when Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) and his winged companion Toothless unearth an ice cave with a plethora of new wild dragons and a mysterious rider

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<![CDATA[The Fault in Our Stars - ]]> Young Adult fiction author (and Indianapolis native) John Green gets adapted here by screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (the writing and producing team behind The Spectacular Now]]> <![CDATA[Ida - ]]> A stark emotional honesty permeates Ida, the new release from Pawel Pawlikowski (The Woman in the Fifth), which is finally opening in our market. The film starts off at some point in the 1960s wi]]> <![CDATA[Maleficent - ]]> MALEFICENT — The movie poster for Maleficent features Angelina Jolie teasing audiences with the notion that this “fairy” tale will wander down a darker path than most of Disn]]> <![CDATA[A Million Ways to Die in the West - ]]> A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST — All of the promotional efforts for A Million Ways to Die in the West alert us to the fact that the movie is “from the guy who brought you&nb]]> <![CDATA[Belle - ]]> Belle, the new film from Amma Asante (A Way of Life), traversed the festival circuit and gained a fortuitous release date, coinciding with the spectacularly public shaming of Los Angeles Clippers owne]]> <![CDATA[Chef - ]]> While I’m not sure many filmgoers this weekend will pick up on the delicious bit of counter-programming going on at their local theaters, those in the know should savor the appetizing idea of pittin]]> <![CDATA[Blended - ]]> Blended marks the third pairing of Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, following The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates, and this time, they find themselves going all Brady Bunch&]]> <![CDATA[The Immigrant - ]]> Co-writer (along with Ric Menello) and director James Gray (Little Odessa) employs the timeless aura that surrounds Marion Cotillard in this tale set on the decidedly mean streets of early 20th centur]]>