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Mark Laurence...Movies Are Looking Up For March

I don’t think any regular movie-goer will disagree that things have been pretty slow at the theatres for a couple of months. Yes, there was true excitement with Deadpool, http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/deadpool a movie that took its own creators by surprise at how big a hit it turned out to be. I’ve never seen a movie theatre…

Mark Laurence...Boston TV Past And Present

One of the big TV broadcast networks might be pulling the plug on its Boston TV channel. For a while people speculated that NBC might be going off the air, moving to cable-only, or to a much smaller TV station in Manchester, New Hampshire. Years ago, that would have been unthinkable! I remember when Boston’s…

Mark Laurence...Christmas Movies

Looking for a good family Christmas movie this holiday season? The movie theatres have a couple of entries, but your best bet might be to stay home and make sure you’re paid up on your Netflix subscription! At the movies, “The Peanuts Movie” http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox/thepeanutsmovie/ is a solid #2 and heading over $100 million at the…

Mark Laurence...Movie Pass, A Great Deal

This summer I splurged on a MoviePass, which lets you see almost every brand new movie in the theater, for a flat price of $30/month. I’ve made it worthwhile so far, and since the beginning of summer I’ve seen 24 movies! You might think there were a lot of duds in that adventure, but I…

Mark Laurence...Minions Are Taking Over

"Minions" made millions in this first weekend, and will probably make over a billion dollars before their brand new movie leaves theaters several months from now. The http://deadline.com/2015/07/minions-marching-to-114m-to-116m-weekend-box-office-friday-1201473955/ final weekend figure is over $115 million, and that is the 2nd best animated movie opening of all time.  Add huge international ticket sales and “Minions” has…

Mark Laurence...Pixar's "Inside Out" Thumbs Up

In case you thought the new animated Pixar movie “Inside Out” was just kid stuff, think again! When I saw it Tuesday night at 9, the place was packed (on a Tuesday? True!) and there were hardly any kids in sight. And, at the end of the movie, a giant round of applause! When was…

Mark Laurence...Space Travel Is Here, And It's For Nostalgia Lovers

Space travel isn’t the future anymore. Instead, it’s for nostalgia lovers…the movie Tomorrowland brought back the 60’s with its space travel theme, and now on TV the Astronaut Wives Club will bring you back to the Mad Men era, with a summer series based on a best-selling novel.  Starting Thursday June 18 with a rerun…

Mark Laurence...Movie-Watching Binge

I’ve been on a movie-watching binge the past couple of weeks, and as a valuable public service, here’s a 10 second review of everything I saw. Basic ratings go like this: Yay, Okay, or Nay. Tomorrowland:  better than I expected, especially the first half. Young actress Raffey Cassidy (http://raffeycassidy.com) is a real star! But it…

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