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Holidays great for new traditions

Much of what makes the holiday season so special is the traditions that people hold dear. While many families have traditions that date back decades, there is plenty of opportunity to embrace unique means of celebration to breathe new life into Christmas, Chanukah or the season's other holidays.

December 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Savannah's 'The Conspirator' doesn't measure up

In late 2009, Robert Redford and James McAvoy began filming on the streets of downtown Savannah. Their picture is called "The Conspirator," and it's available on DVD.

December 16, 2011 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Things to Do


At the movies Dec. 16-22

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

December 16, 2011 | Staff report | Things to Do


Horoscopes for week of Dec. 14-20

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) With the new year's opportunities almost within reach, the Arian's courageous aspects are raring to go. And don't be surprised if a lot of people follow the zodiac's most trusted leader.

December 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Tybee lights up, chills out for New Year's

Ring in the New Year with a fireworks display at the stroke of midnight at the Tybee Pier and Pavilion.

December 13, 2011 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Holiday hayrides at Holbrook this weekend

Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Highway 144 will glow with holiday decorations for the holiday celebrations, including hayrides from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

December 13, 2011 | Special to the News | Things to Do


At the movies Dec. 9-15

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

December 09, 2011 | Staff report | Things to Do


Stewart, Hunter decking the halls

FMWR's on the Web, Facebook

December 06, 2011 | Special to the News | Things to Do


What Bruce is doing in December

Welcome to December. As we begin to celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa, we all get so busy shopping, decorating, writing cards, wrapping gifts and baking cookies with the kids.

December 06, 2011 | By Bruce Muncher Special to the News | Things to Do


Step back in time at Fort King George

Georgia is a beautiful state with lots of history, much of which was preserved for us by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources through its 60-plus state parks and historic sites. Fort King George Historic Site in Darien was established by the British in 1621, a dozen years before Gen. James Oglethorpe founded Great Britain's 13th colony in the New World.

November 20, 2011 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Things to Do


Christmas on an old plantation

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation near Darien has set its 30th annual "Christmas on the Old Plantation" for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3.

November 20, 2011 | Special to the News | Things to Do


'Immortals' exciting, if a bit gory

I'm Athena - the Greek goddess of wisdom, warfare, battle strategy, justice and the arts - taking over Sasha's column this week. Nice to meet you! I'm here to plug my new film, "Immortals."

November 18, 2011 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Things to Do


At the movies Nov. 18-24

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

November 18, 2011 | Staff report | Things to Do


Horoscopes for week of Nov. 16-22

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Keep those sharp sheep eyes focused on a hazy situation. As things begin to clear up, you'll find a sharper picture emerging, showing something you will need to know.

November 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Artisan series set for Savannah Tech

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will host its inaugural Historic Preservation Visiting Artisan Series featuring H. Thomas Kupper and Dan Beal of the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincolnshire, England.

November 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Things to Do


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Netflix adding nearly 50 titles and dropping 40 in February

ADDINGTON/DROPPINGTON — It’s the end of another month, which means Netflix is about to get rid of a number of titles as well as add some to its streaming library.

February 01, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do


Enjoyable 'Chuck Norris' is a powerful reminder of simple freedoms

Sometimes the best way to enjoy a film is by sharing it with someone who is seeing it for the first time.

January 31, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


Quirky 'Strongest Man' focuses on the meaning of little lives

Late in “The Strongest Man,” the film’s protagonist reflects on what he calls his “little life.” The expression tells us a lot about the character, and a lot about the film.

January 31, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


Harmless 'Project Almanac' is Time Travel 101

Your enjoyment of “Project Almanac” hinges on two key questions:

January 31, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret Media Companies | Things to Do


Five for Families: 'Big Hero 6' filled with positive values

Here are five movies from various platforms that families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News Features department and OK.com.

January 31, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Things to Do


'Z for Zachariah' struggles to deliver on its post-apocalyptic promise

“Z for Zachariah” is a post-apocalyptic morality tale. Its star-studded cast and compelling premise have made it one of the more buzz-worthy submissions to this year’s Sundance Film Festival. But unfortunately, the final product fails to realize its full potential.

January 31, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


'Aloft' tackles the pain of healing

“Aloft,” currently being screened as part of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is a film about healing.

January 31, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


‘Mama’s Family,’ ‘Wonder Years’ episodes released on DVD this week

More of Vicki Lawrence’s favorite episodes of her vintage sitcom “Mama’s Family” and the second season of “The Wonder Years” have been released this week on DVD.

January 31, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


Epic Resort game review: Build your own fantasy resort

Epic Resort is board game with a fresh and original theme. Players represent vacation resort owners trying to attract tourists and fantasy heroes to come and spend time and money. Players score victory points by providing rest to fantasy heroes — such as the paladin and barbarian — all the while upgrading and maintaining resort locations.

January 31, 2015 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Things to Do


'American Sniper' lives up to hype

"American Sniper" was a film that originally was given a limited release in order to qualify it for awards consideration. It was widely released Jan. 16, and it caused quite a stir by having the biggest January opening weekend in history, grossing $89 million. I'm here to tell you that it was pretty much worth every bit of fanfare.

January 30, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Have You Seen This? A cat's advice on the big game



CATTINGTON — The big game is only a week away, and that means we’re about to get assaulted with clever ads that make us laugh, cry and sometimes a little of both.

January 29, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do


Super Bowl party at Thunder Run

Join other NFL fans to watch the Seahawks and Patriots battle in Super Bowl XLIX Sunday at Thunder Run in Club Stewart. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free.

January 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Convoluted, cliched script hampers 'Blackhat'

"Blackhat" is the latest effort from director Michael Mann whose last film was 2009's gangster drama, "Public Enemies." While Mann continues to be a director of great visual style, he might've needed more time to work on a film that is not out of his league.

January 23, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Series should've retired before 'Taken 3'

"Taken 3" has star Liam Neeson doing more of the same that we saw in the series' first two movies, and the result is less than satisfying.

January 16, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


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