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Presentation on online fraud, ID theft

In conjunction with the University System of Georgia's participation in International Fraud Awareness Week, Nov. 13-19, Armstrong will present an hour-long presentation on online identity theft and fraud.

November 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


'Hacksaw Ridge' redeems Gibson

It's been a decade since Mel Gibson has directed a film. During the hiatus, he's had some unfortunate antics, but his career should rebound after his latest effort, "Hacksaw Ridge."

November 09, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Inferno' singes Hanks record of entertaining movies

"Inferno" is the third installment of Dan Brown's popular series after "The Da Vinci Code" and "Angels and Demons."

November 04, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


‘Jack Reacher’ should have never gone back

I don't know how successful the original "Jack Reacher" had to be in order to warrant a sequel. And I'm not sure the first one was entirely justified, but here we are with the sequel nevertheless.

October 28, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Things to Do


Christian music festival benefits Family Promise

The second annual Family of Faith Christian Music Festival to benefit Family Promise of Bryan County is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 29.

October 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


'The Accountant' balances plot and character

"The Accountant" could best be described as a cross between "Rain Man" and "The Bourne Identity." I'm happy to say that this film is just as smart and entertaining as both of those.

October 21, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'The Girl on the Train' derails, never finds plot

"The Girl on the Train" is based on the worldwide best-seller of the same name and it's too bad the movie version won't reach the same level of success.

October 16, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Deepwater Horizon' drills into emotions

"Deepwater Horizon" is a solid, well-crafted, real-life action drama that simultaneously pays homage and provides a memorable, riveting film.

October 14, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' doesn't live up to potential

Tim Burton has made a career out of showcasing oddballs and misfits in his movies. He once again embraces his quirky, bizarre sensibilities and his Gothic style in "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children."

October 07, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Tour Liberty's history and get a little spooked

The Midway Museum will host a fall tour Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Historic Midway Cemetery.

October 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Seafood fest releases entertainment schedule

The entertainment schedule for the 2016 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival Oct. 14-16 is almost complete, with another announcement of a nationally recognized performer to come next week.

October 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Marine Band to play at Armstrong

The United States Marine Band, "The President's Own," will perform at Armstrong State University, in Savannah on Oct. 8.

October 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


'Magnificent Seven' not as good as first, still enjoyable

"The Magnificent Seven" is a remake of the 1960 Western classic put in the great hands of director Antoine Fuqua. It may not live up to its namesake or even the iconic Japanese original, but that doesn't stop it from being incredibly entertaining.

September 30, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Savannah Philharmonic opens season, picnic Sunday

Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra started its 2016-17 season earlier this month, but what it calls the city's largest outdoor musical event, Picnic in the Park, is Sunday.

September 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Life in Liberty Q&A: Color Prowl runner

Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission Executive Assistant Kelly Wiggins is proud of her roots.

September 29, 2016 | Staff report | Things to Do


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'Allied' has trite story; carried by great acting

"Allied" is a romantic thriller that could best be described as "Casablanca" meets "Mr. and Mrs. Smith." The movie is positively old-fashioned. The film making ...

December 02, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Midway Museum's Annual Christmas Tea on Saturday

The Midway Museum will host the 57th Annual Christmas Tea on Saturday, December 10.

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


'Dr. Strange' wow, just wow

Marvel is one of three properties in Hollywood that have impeccable track records. The other two being Star Wars and Pixar.

November 25, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Turkey egg hunt for kids on Stewart

Help find all of the eggs left by turkeys around Cypress Creek Adventure Golf on Nov. 28. Kids, ages 0-5, are invited to hunt for ...

November 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


‘Almost Christmas’ almost breaks mold of seasonal flops

I have never been a big fan of Christmas comedies. To me, I put them a notch or two below slasher films.

November 18, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


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