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."
HINESVILLE Liberty Stadium Cinemas
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/.
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
A lot of eyebrows raised last month when “The Lego Movie” failed to make the short list of films nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar. It’s hard to find an animated movie from 2014 that had more of an impact, but somehow the celebrated homage didn’t make the cut.
A pair of TV movies aimed at families, a golden oldie that should please jazz buffs, a reissue of Disney’s animated classic “101 Dalmatians” and a “Peanuts” theatrical feature arrive on home video this week.
It’s finally happened: Spider-Man will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
"Jupiter Ascending" is the latest film from the Wachowskis, the dynamic sibling duo who brought us the "Matrix" trilogy and the criminally underrated "Cloud Atlas." "Jupiter Ascending" is not nearly in the same league as those films, but it might be passable enough to become a guilty pleasure in the future. Or not.
In October 2013, I wrote a column about the AMC television series “Breaking Bad” that lamented the moral problems of rooting for the bad guy. Upon reading my column, my sister called me and took me to task. She insisted I was dead wrong about the show, and she asked how much of it I had watched. I told her I was only done with the first couple of seasons.
At the end of December, the biggest film of 2014 was “Guardians of the Galaxy." But that changed during the first month of 2015 when a latecomer, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1,” climbed to the top.
Love and laughter seem to go hand in hand, and these classic black-and-white films can make even the most hardhearted person chuckle about the funny things lovers go through.
A Disney family comedy leads new movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week.
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.
“Still Alice” is not an easy film to watch, but it is a movie well worth seeing.
NERD TOWN — Last weekend welcomed the release of SpongeBob Squarepants’ second trip to the silver screen. The new movie, “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water,” won at the box office with a No. 1 spot and an estimated $56 million. The movie offers up laughs and a hero in the form of a nerd.
It's a movie about contractual sexual torture, and it's coming to a theater near you in time for Valentine's Day.
ROMANCEVILLE — With Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s a safe bet that romantic comedies will dominate on movie and TV screens. We all know the predictable boy meets girl plot, so what sets a rom-com apart? It’s chemistry, and here are four couples that have it repeatedly.