At The Movies

Mondays, 6:25 PM

At the Movies is a weekly feature that airs during Lehigh Valley Arts Salon. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press gives his review of a current film.

At the Movies: The Addams Family

Nov 12, 2019

“The Addams Family” is back on the big screen in a new animated feature film with voice talents that include Oscar Issac and Charlize Theron. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the comedy film.

At the Movies: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Nov 4, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the fantasy film, "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil."


At the Movies: Joker

Oct 22, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the psychological-thriller directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover).

At the Movies: Judy

Oct 17, 2019

“Judy” is a look at the last months in the life of Judy Garland as she embarks on a series of concerts in London. Renée Zellweger is remarkable as Judy Garland in an Oscar nominee-worthy performance. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the biography-drama film.

At the Movies: Downtown Abbey

Oct 3, 2019

“Downton Abbey” brings most of the cast of the popular British TV show to the big screen to good effect. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the drama.

At the Movies: It Chapter Two

Oct 1, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews “It Chapter Two," the horror film that closes the book on the Stephen King novel. The Losers Club, now all grown up, returns to Derry, Maine, to face their nemesis, Pennywse.

At the Movies: The Peanut Butter Falcon

Sep 26, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews “The Peanut Butter Falcon.” The drama-comedy stars Shia LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson as a crab fisherman and healthcare facility caregiver, respectively, who help Zack Gottsagen, a person with Down Syndrome who yearns to become a professional wrestler. 

At the Movies: Hobbs & Shaw

Sep 12, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the action film, “Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw,” a spin-off of the “Fast & Furious” movie franchise starring Freedom High School graduate Dwayne Johnson as Hobbs. 

At the Movies: Maiden

Sep 2, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the documentary film which chronicles Tracy Edwards and her brave, all-female British yacht crew who challenged stereotypes in the Whitbread Round the World Race.


At the Movies: The Farewell

Aug 30, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the comedy-drama by writer-director Lulu Wang. The narrative fiction film is based on a true incident in her family’s life: the cancer diagnosis of the family matriarch, a grandmother, who lives in China.

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