Operation Rising Star
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
The pay-as-you-go carnival continues on Fort Stewart this weekend. The public is welcome.
In my opinion, Ben Affleck has only three really good movies on his resume: "Good Will Hunting," "The Town" and "Argo."
Four days have been added to the schedule for the carnival coming to Fort Stewart.
Two new documentaries and a collection of experimental art films lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week.
The fossilized remains of an extinct Atlantic gray whale are the focal point of a new exhibit at the University of Georgia Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
The Great FMWR Post-Wide Housing Yard Sale will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
TYBEE ISLAND – The 10th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest is set for Oct. 9-12, bringing swashbuckling, family-friendly fun for Columbus Day weekend.
Over the last few years, Liam Neeson has been doing the action roles that I don't think Harrison Ford is interested in doing anymore.
SPRINGFIELD – The fifth Effingham Oktoberfest will be held Friday and Saturday behind Rincon Chevrolet, 5480 Highway 21 S. in Rincon.
The original "Dolphin Tale" was a surprise hit with critics and audiences, but somehow, I'm not sure how it was enough to justify a sequel.
Military families' kids (15 and younger) are invited to a fishing event from 7-10 a.m. Saturday at Halstrom Lake on Hunter. Participants can register at the site.
Bend-the-Bar: Registration is under way for the Stewart/Hunter "Bend-the-Bar" Powerlifting and Bench Press Challenge Saturday at 4thIBCT Fitness Center.
The board game Risk: The Game of Global Domination has been around for a long, long time — almost 60 years, in fact — making it a bona fide classic in most people’s books. So it’s understandable that this electronic version of the game from “Assassin’s Creed” publisher Ubisoft, which is available for PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360, doesn’t mess with the basic formula.
It’s hard to believe that there was ever a time when Disney Animation was on the verge of shutting down.
Griddly Games is a small family games publisher that lives by the mantras “This just isn’t play, it’s play time” and “games that get you going.” Griddly Games has won a variety of awards in the industry from Creative Child Magazine, the National Parenting Center and Dr. Toys Best Toys. Here are reviews for three games.
The noted author C.S. Lewis once said, “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. … It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” Truly, friendship makes life happier and more meaningful as Lewis wisely noted.
THE LAND OF ICE AND SNOW — Led Zeppelin is an iconic band with unforgettable rhythms and face-melting solos. Many have tried to cover Zeppelin and many have failed, but a bunch of kids between the ages of 7 and 12 did a pretty solid job with three Zeppelin classics.
LA LA LAND — The 87th Annual Academy Awards featured all the stars and drama we’ve come to expect over the years. Celebrities of all kinds made an appearance ranging from Lady Gaga to Julie Andrews. Those two actually shared the stage.
Information about the film "The Duff."
"Kingsman: The Secret Service" (rated R) — 3 stars
Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.
Information for parents about the film "McFarland, USA."
If you’re still in high school, “The DUFF” may help you feel like you just might survive.
Join the fun at the Cardboard Boat Regatta at Tominac Fitness Center pool on Hunter at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. There's no charge.
FoxMind is an award-winning company that offers games that are easy to learn, quick to play, smart and fun. Created in 2000, the company won the Game of the Year award in France with one of its first games, Squad 7. Here are four reviews of FoxMind games:
DISNEYLANDISH — Marketers have the uncanny ability of manipulating us into serious emotional responses with their commercials and events, and Disney may have the best marketing team on the planet.
The films nominated for top honors at the 87th annual Academy Awards (Sunday, 6:30 p.m. MST, ABC) deal with everything from parenting, maturation and artistry to war, invention and social justice.