THE HUNGER GAMES
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 destroyed. Selene has other problems, too; her lover, Michael Corvin (Scott Speedman), is thought to be dead, and her daughter, who was also held captive, has ...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.