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Movie Reviews

Robert Downey Jr. is back as Tony Stark/Ironman in the newest Avengers movie.

Avengers are back to save the world and not take themselves seriously

By Jake Coyle / The Associated Press

It will surely stand as one of the most peculiar and possibly ironic entries in a director’s filmography that in between Joss Whedon’s two “Avengers” films there reads “Much Ado About Nothing”

Michiel Huisman is Ellis Jones and Blake Lively is the never-aging Adaline Bowman in “The Age of Adaline.”

Blake Lively is Adaline, who stopped aging in her twenties in ‘The Age of Adaline’

By Roger Moore / Tribune News Service

Hollywood long ago ceded “love that stands the test of time” to the realm of science fiction and fantasy, so “The Age of Adaline” falls neatly into a genre that includes “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” “About Time,” and even “Somewhere in Time.”

Alicia Vikander is Eva, a human robot, created by Nathan, played by Oscar Isaac in “Ex Machina.”

Getting to know Ava: ‘Ex Machina’ is stark but dazzling

By Cary Darling / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Thoughtful science fiction is as rare in film these days as black-and-white or a double feature, something parents fascinate their children with as exotica from a different movie-going time.

Al Pacino, left, is aging singer Danny Collins and Christopher Plummer is his manager and best friend in “Danny Collins.”

‘Hey Baby Doll': Catch Pacino’s crooning in ‘Danny Collins’

By Richard Roeper / Universal Press Syndicate

Legendary as Al Pacino’s skills are, he wouldn’t be the first actor I’d cast to play a 70ish pop star who still fills midsized arenas some 40 years after he last charted a hit single.