EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Christopher Walken: Classic Crooner
In his new movie, One More Time, opening this weekend, Christopher Walken plays Paul Lombard, a fading Sinatra-esque singer who’s trying to stage a comeback. In this exclusive film clip for AARP Movies for Grownups, Lombard talks about his career with his daughter, played by Amber Heard.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Baseball’s Greatest Hits
To celebrate the start of a new season, here’s our mash-up of 28 classic baseball movies. Can you name them all before the credits roll at the end?
New in Theaters
Melissa McCarthy is as defiantly funny as ever, playing a fallen corporate mogul making her comeback in the brownie business. But the blowhard-with-a-heart-of-gold shtick is wearing thin. McCarthy needs to stretch more — and pronto.
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Mr. Right (Video on Demand)
Anna Kendrick plays a recently dumped gal who falls for a charismatic hit man (Sam Rockwell).
Oscar-winner William Monahan (The Departed) writes and directs a nifty little thriller about a drifter (Oscar Isaac) who seems determined to destroy the life of a troubled artist (Garrett Hedlund).
Still Out There
* Designates a Movies for Grownups Editors’ Choice
The first two hours are spent setting up the unique conditions under which Superman and Batman can fight on equal terms. By that time, they — and we — have forgotten what they’re so mad about. FULL REVIEW
Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) brings an earnest naiveté to the role of ungainly British ski jumper Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards. Hugh Jackman is a cranky delight as his coach, a washed-up former ski champ. FULL REVIEW
Writer-director Richard Linklater (Boyhood) presents an aimless weekend in the life of some circa-1980 college students. Sadly, a lot of those kids turn out to be as insufferable as you remember them. FULL REVIEW
Helen Mirren stars as a British commander who must decide whether to risk killing an innocent girl in a drone strike on a terrorist training camp. The performances are universally excellent — especially that of the late Alan Rickman, in his final film role. FULL REVIEW
British actor Tom Hiddleston (Thor) effects a surprisingly authentic twang as Hank Williams, the self-destructive star who defined country music in the 1950s.
This thrilling, inspiring, beautiful documentary about Apollo 17 commander Eugene Cernan revels in a time when the nation could agree on a common goal.
Director-cowriter Nanni Moretti’s extraordinary study of a film director trying to balance work with her caregiving responsibilities to her dying mother strikes one visceral chord after another.
Producer-director-writer-star Don Cheadle’s heartfelt bio of Miles Davis follows the drug-addled trumpeter as he spends a long night tracking down a stolen session tape. It’s a jumble out there, but Cheadle is brilliant. FULL REVIEW
Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah costar in this faith-based film about a mother whose daughter not only survives a terrifying accident but finds herself miraculously cured of a “fatal” digestive disorder.
The cast of the 2002 original is back, as boisterous and big-haired as ever. Michael Constantine and Lainie Kazan shine as 70-somethings who learn that, because of a clerical error, their 50-year marriage is not legit. FULL REVIEW
This adaptation of Anne Rice’s 2005 novel, which speculated on the childhood of Jesus Christ, was directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh (The Stoning of Soraya M.).