The streets of Atlanta overflowed Labor Day weekend with costumed super heroes and evildoers - a sure sign that the 25th annual Dragon Con had come to town. The four-day multimedia conference, which featured television and movie stars, gaming and comic books, drew an estimated 20,000 fans from all over the world to five Atlanta hotels.
SAVANNAH - A 197-foot, steel-hulled tall ship has docked on River Street in Savannah and will remain through Saturday.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You'll soon have a chance to take a big step up from where you are to where you want to be. Check it out first. Remember: Even the mountain sheep looks before it leaps.
Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commander of the Third Infantry Division, will be the guest reader at 3 p.m. Oct. 2 for the Military Child Education Coalition's continuing "Tell Me a Story" series.
The movie of the week is "Limitless," starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. It's available on DVD.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) After much traveling this year, you're due for some settled time with family and friends. Use this period to check out situations that soon will require a lot of serious decision-making.
Fall is a great time to register for Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts and also to sign up for fall and winter camping.
Attendees of Thursday's Hinesville Farmers Market will listen to tunes by Purified Sounds as they peruse fresh produce, arts and crafts, seafood, cheese, bread, grass-fed beef and baked goods. The market will be open from 4-8 p.m. and the concert will be set up next to the fountain in Bradwell Park from 6-8 p.m.
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website for information about what FMWR offers soldiers and their families at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
Can you believe it? "The Help" is still in the No. 1 spot at the box office this week. Way to go, ladies! But today, I'll review the No. 2 film in America, "Colombiana."
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Start Labor Day weekend off with a bang and enjoy First Friday Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 2 on Savannah's River Street, followed by two days of arts, crafts, food, drink and entertainment.
SAVANNAH - Producers of the "Cops" television show say they've been filming in Savannah for an upcoming season.
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website for information about what FMWR has to offer soldiers and the families of soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
If you were a kid in the 1980s, you no doubt remember all of those great scrolling shooter arcade games like Galaga, Space Invaders and 1942. The Battle at Kemble's Cascade, a new board game from Z-Man Games, brings that same kind of adventure to the tabletop.
When Fantasy Flight Games announced Star Wars: Imperial Assault at Gen Con, America's largest board game trade show in August, it quickly became the most anticipated game of the year. With Fantasy Flight Games' Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures the company's top-selling line, and with“Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens” soon in theaters, a new big box Star Wars campaign game seemed like a sure-fire hit that didn't require a targeting computer.
A House Divided, from Mayfair Games, is a two-player strategic war game set in the U.S. Civil War. One player takes on the role of the Union while the other plays the Confederacy.
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.