THE HUNGER GAMES *** So, read any good books lately? As anyone with even the faintest trace of a pulse has heard, The Hunger Games, the eagerly awaited adaptation of Suzanne Collins' smash bestseller, has finally hit theaters, and even though I'm not Catholic, let me pull up a confessional booth and admit that I'm one of the few sentient beings in this country not to have read the novel. Unlike copious critics who wolf ...
With "Contagion," I expected an enjoyable film much like my favorite disease-related disaster film, "Outbreak," but perhaps more harrowing.
The film "Act of Valor" portrays a group of elite US Navy SEALs who must retrieve a CIA agent who is being held hostage by terrorists. After the rescue mission is completed, however, the Navy SEALs learn that there is a more sinister plot by the terrorists to attack the United States and must embark on different missions to stop the plot.
"Underworld: Awakening" is the fourth installment in the "Underworld" series and brings back Kate Beckinsale as Selene, the Death Dealer - a vampire out to rid the world of the Lycans (werewolves). In the film, Selene breaks out of a laboratory after being held captive in a catatonic state for over a decade. Once she awakens, she discovers that the existence of vampires and Lycans alike have been exposed and are being sought out and ...
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 565 W. Oglethorpe Hwy. 912-408-1000 Dr. Seuss' the Lorax 3D (PG) Fri. 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 Sat.-Sun. 12:30, 3, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 Mon.-Thurs. 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 Dr. Seuss' the Lorax (PG) Fri.-Thurs. 4:20, 6:45 Project X (R) Fri. 5:30, 7:40, 9:55 Sat.-Sun. 1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40, 9:55 Mon.-Thurs. 5:30, 7:40, 9:55 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 3D (PG-13) Fri.-Thurs. 7:05, 9:25 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (PG-13) Fri.-Thurs. 7:50, 10:05 Tyler Perry's ...
Chemotherapy isn't funny. Young people diagnosed with cancer isn't funny, either. And yet today, I bring you "50/50," a comedy about just those subjects.
Nicolas Cage is back in "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance," which opened last weekend in theaters. Did the movie crash and burn? Let's find out.
** After presenting Mexico City as the ultimate hellhole on Earth, Tony Scott's 2004 Man on Fire ended with a credit stating that the city was actually "a very special place." Sydney Pollack's 1993 The Firm assures us that Cayman Island officials look down on the sort of money laundering occurring in the film. And best of all, Irwin Allen's 1978 The Swarm gave a shout-out to our buzzing buddies by adding a credit which ...
***1/2 The definitive look at the transition from silent films to talkies arrived courtesy of the 1952 musical Singin' in the Rain. The story about a talented nobody becoming an overnight success while an established performer simultaneously suffers a career crash'n'burn has been filmed ad nauseam, most recognizably in the various screen incarnations of A Star Is Born. And, unless one counts Charlie Chaplin's gibberish song in 1936's Modern Times, the employment of sound in ...
PASADENA, Calif. - Betty White says her plans for her 90th birthday might have included "a little vodka on the rocks."
NEW YORK (AP) - Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks.
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is baring its business soul. The unveiling came late Wednesday when the company that depends on people to share their lives online filed its plans to raise $5 billion in an initial public offering of stock. It's a revelatory moment that prospective investors, curious competitors and nosy reporters have been awaiting for two years. During that time, Facebook established itself as a communications hub and emerged as a threat to the ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Figuring out how to pack a processor and other electronics into a machine gun bullet has been a challenge for engineers at Sandia National Laboratories, so weapons experts say the miniature guidance system the lab has developed is a breakthrough. Three years in the making, the bullet prototype represents another step toward a next-generation battlefield that scientists and experts expect to be saturated with technology and information. "In the laboratory, I'm ...
WASHINGTON - Snow has been missing in action for much of the U.S. the last couple months. But it's not just snow. It's practically the season that's gone AWOL.
First Saturday activities in Darien are slated for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday on the waterfront. Participants can enjoy a free day of fun, food and festivities.
Aug. 23 to Sept. 22: With more stability in your life - on both personal and professional levels - this could be a good time to strengthen relationships with both friends and colleagues.
South African writer/ director Neill Blomkamp made a huge splash with his debut sci-fi film, "District 9." Entertainment Weekly called the 2009 film "madly original, cheekily political, [and] altogether exciting." They also called it "a thinking person's sci-fi movie from an inventive director." I was a fan.
Hinesville: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
The Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex is proposing to collect beginning July 1, 2014, a once-per-season, $25 hunt-permit fee from any individual wanting to participate in any or all complex hunts.
July 23 to Aug. 22: Career advancement is favored thanks to your impressive work record. On the personal side, you should soon hear some good news about an ailing family member.
The Wiregrass Festival Committee is accepting applications for vendors for its arts-and-crafts show and for food.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is sponsoring a family day with entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 16, following the Veterans Day Parade. Proceeds will go to the Veterans Memorial Walk at Bryant Commons.
The adrenaline-fueled crime caper "2 Guns," is now in theaters and starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. Did the movie shoot to kill? Let's find out.
At first glance, I thought it would be a silly game that required no skill and would bore me to death within minutes. However, I was completely wrong about "World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition." Developer Wargaming West has quite a game on its hands, as the PC version boasts a hefty 45 million registered players worldwide and even a set a record on Oct. 4, 2012, with 500,000 concurrent players online in one server.
On Saturday night, crowds of people will be dancing in the streets of Brooklet after enjoying the day at the 23rd annual Brooklet Peanut Festival.
The 24th annual Brooklet Peanut Festival is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. The event begins with a parade and includes live entertainment throughout the day, as well as arts and crafts booths, food and amusements.
Scores of soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart' Wounded Warriors Battalion are being treated to a free fishing event at Stewart's Pond No. 1, also called Pineview Lake. According to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Adna Chaffee of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789, local veterans' organizations will sponsor a catch-and-release fishing outing from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 23.