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.

Bill & Ted Face the Music | At the Movies

Sep 29, 2020

"Bill & Ted Face the Music" reunites Alex Winter and Keanu Reaves in the sequel. Paul Willistein of Lehigh Valley Press reviews the Science-Fiction Adventure Comedy.

The New Mutants | At the Movies

Sep 25, 2020

“The New Mutants” is said to be the last installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe X-Men films. Five young actors star as Marvel Comics superheroes associated with the X-Men. Paul Willistein of Lehigh Valley Press reviews the science fiction action-horror film.

The Personal History of David Copperfield | At the Movies

Sep 21, 2020

“The Personal History of David Copperfield” is an origin story and a new take about one of Victorian author Charles Dickens’ most memorable characters. Paul Willistein of Lehigh Valley Press reviews the comedy-drama.

“Tenet” is the long-awaited theatrical release from writer-director Christopher Nolan (“Memento,” “Insomnia,” “The Dark Knight trilogy, “Inception,” “Interstellar,” Dunkirk”). Does “Tenet” live up to Nolan’s previous films? Paul Willistein of Lehigh Valley Press reviews the science-fiction espionage thriller.

Unhinged | At the Movies

Sep 4, 2020

"Unhinged" is the first movie in wide release since the pandemic shutdown. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press gives his review of the psychological thriller starring Russell Crowe as well as his movie going experience at the newly reopened AMC Center Valley 16 at the Promenade Shops.

Extraction | At the Movies

Aug 28, 2020

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press gives his review of Extraction, a new, Netflix-produced film starring Chris Hemsworth. 


The Old Guard | At the Movies

Aug 21, 2020

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press says that Charlize Theron is the reason to see “The Old Guard,” the first comic book-based superhero movie directed by an African-American female, Gina Prince-Bythewood.

ArtsQuest

With the screenings of “Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Back” and “Black Panther,” ArtsQuest's Frank Banko Cinemas in Bethlehem became the first indoor movie theater to reopen in the Lehigh Valley in the five months since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown. Ryan Hill, ArtsQuest Programming Director, discusses what’s ahead for Banko Cinemas with Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press.

Remembering Olivia de Havilland | At the Movies

Aug 6, 2020
Warner Bros.

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press looks back at the career of actress Olivia de Havilland, who died at age 104 on July 26, 2020. The five-time Oscar nominee and two-time Oscar winner not only starred in “Gone with the Wind,” she made legal history when she battled the studio system.

The Summer of Spielberg | At the Movies

Jul 31, 2020
Poster by Roger Kastel | Universal Pictures

In this summer of no blockbusters, old blockbusters are filling in. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press looks at how re-releases of director Steven Spielberg's theatrical features and other feel-good blockbusters have somewhat salvaged the 2020 summer movie season.

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