"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.
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.
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.
"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.
The Bryan County Bark Park will hold a movie-night fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at The Ice Cream Stop near Publix on Highway 144 in Richmond Hill.
"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.
What does Ben Affleck searching for his missing wife; Tom Cruise as he lives, dies, repeats; Brad Pitt leading troops into war; and a group of Marvel Comics misfits all have in common?
Auditions will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday 10 for the Fort Stewart Community Theater's first production of "Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play."
Welcome 2015 with friends and family during the New Year's Eve Bash at Thunder Run in Club Stewart from 9 p.m. Dec. 31 to 1 a.m. Jan. 1.
"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is another attempt by Hollywood to embrace spirituality on the big screen.
Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.
Holbrook Pond Recreation Area will glow with Christmas decorations to delight children and adults alike during the Ho Ho Holbrook Festival of Lights from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
"The Penguins of Madagascar" is a spin-off from the successful "Madagascar" animated franchise, and while it has its moments of energy and humor, I think it would've been much more successful as a DVD release.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life and Santa will greet children during the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.
Cross Hares: Testing Ground
The whole ethos of tabletop roleplaying games is to create an immersive environment that transports players to fantastic realms. A variety of player aids have been developed for games, such as Pathfinder, that now include a complete audio sound app.
Register for this summer's Paddle Georgia trek at https://regonline.com/paddlega2015.
"Kingsman: The Secret Service" is 2015's first memorable, enjoyable film.
The biographical film about Stephen Hawking that is nominated for five Academy Awards leads this week’s new movies on Blu-ray and DVD.
We’ve all endured that conversation where references fly over our heads like mathematical formulas in a Tracer Bullet plot.
If you think of Meryl Streep as ancient and the oldest film you’ve ever seen is “Spider-Man,” this column probably isn’t for you.
Oscar night is almost upon us. And short of watching all the nominated films to be able to make reasonable arguments for why so-and-so was snubbed, what better way to get into the spirit than reading up on some of the fascinating, bizarre and little-known trivia from throughout Oscar history?
THE BLACK PEARL — Captain Jack Sparrow is headed back to the theater at least one more time, and the fifth installment of the Disney franchise has begun filming and received an official synopsis.
A 1960s sci-fi kids show with puppets arrived on DVD recently, along with quite a few animated programs.
“Digging for Fire” is the latest from the director of last year’s “Happy Christmas.” Built around the exploits of a married couple somewhere in their 30s, it’s an interesting piece on adulthood, fidelity and taking a hard look at the paths we’re on in life.
In honor of the most romantic holiday of all, Valentine’s Day, we’ve complied a list of the greatest and most iconic romantic movies. Whether you’ve got a date this weekend or not, snuggle up with these classics and enjoy an evening full of love and romance.
The TV shows newly released on Blu-ray and DVD this week are led by the HBO miniseries “Olive Kitteridge,” the fourth season of “Hart to Hart”, and “Greatest Heroes of the Bible.”
The Sundance press guide paints “Seoul Searching” as a loving tribute to ’80s pop culture and the films of John Hughes, and that affection is obvious. But the final product is far too flawed to do its inspiration justice.
'Jupiter Ascending,' rated PG-13, 2 1/2 stars