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: 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.

At the Movies: The Art of Racing in the Rain

Aug 26, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press  reviews the comedy-drama based on the popular novel.

At the Movies: The Lion King

Aug 15, 2019

Disney's new computer-animated adaptation of its 1994 classic film is setting box office records but does it live up to the hype? Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press  reviews the musical adventure.

 

At the Movies: Yesterday

Aug 1, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the romantic comedy film, "Yesterday." The film takes place in a world that never knew the Beatles with only one man, Jack Malik, remembering the band's songs. Jack uses his knowledge of the band to rise to fame though realizes what he truly needs, is love.

At the Movies: Spider-Man: Far from Home

Aug 1, 2019

“Spider-Man: Far from Home” is the first “Spider-Man” movie to achieve $1 billion worldwide at the box office. The movie returns Tom Holland to the lead role of the Marvel Comics’ web-swinger. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the science-fiction action movie.

At the Movies: Echo in the Canyon

Jul 18, 2019

“Echo in the Canyon” explores the Laurel Canyon, Calif., folk-rock sound that emerged from the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and other groups. Jakob Dylan interviews musicians who were there.

At the Movies: Toy Story 4

Jul 2, 2019

“Toy Story 4” reunites the old favorite toys and their voices, Tom Hanks (Sheriff Woody), Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear), and what are bound to be new favorites, especially Tony Hale (Forky).

At the Movies: All Is True & The Spy Behind Home Plate

Jun 27, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press has a double feature review for this edition of At the Movies. He reviews “All Is True” and “The Spy Behind Home Plate.”


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