Imagine for a moment you wake up and your entire world is black. The air is hot and confined, and you are most definitely trapped someplace. You reach for your Zippo lighter but you can barely move. When you wrestle it from your pocket and light it, your worst fears are confirmed.
Here's what's showing at theaters across the area:
The fourth annual Savannah Book Festival is set for Feb. 18-20 in downtown Savannah and will include a caliber of authors and range of topics.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Time is on your side in the early part of the week. But anything left undone by midweek will need to be put into rush mode. The weekend offers choices for you and someone special.
Registration is under way for the BIG Power Lifting Competition, offering competitors the chance to compete against others in their weight class, will be at the Newman Fitness Center starting at 10 a.m. on March 19.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Your personal film critic's word of the day is "authenticity." No, that's not the name of a film, but it is a factor that I think earned one movie its Oscar nomination.
CLAXTON - Bruce Purcell, president of The Evans County Wildlife Club, announced recently that the 44th Rattlesnake Roundup Festival in Claxton is set for Saturday-Sunday, March 12-13 in the Claxton-Evans Industrial Park at 501 Cedar St. in Hagan (just outside Claxton). The event is sponsored by Coca-Cola and NeSmith Chevrolet.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) St. Valentine's Day magic rules the entire week for romantic rams and ewes. Music, which is the food of love, is also strong. The weekend offers news both unexpected and anticipated.
Visit The Museum of Science & History in Jacksonville on Feb. 5 with Leisure Travel.
MACON - Members of a board trying to decide whether to keep a Georgia music museum in Macon or move it were unable to decide, and members say they want to learn more about potential sites.
One hundred and fifty years ago some area residents mustered into the service of the Confederate States of America at Fort Morris in eastern Liberty County.
The film of the week is "The King's Speech," and that's not just here, but across the media sphere, too. The film garnered 12 - count 'em, 12 - Oscar nominations, four Screen Actors Guild nominations, and a Golden Globe win for star Colin Firth.
SAVANNAH - Bird watchers of all ages are invited to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count at Fort Pulaski National Monument on Friday-Monday, Feb. 18-21.
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 Identical" is the type of movie that would be great on the Hallmark Channel or even TBN, for that matter. It's a movie that deals with a lot of elements that are both familiar and fundamental to movies of this kind: It features Scripture, Southern nostalgia and, of course, the birth of rock 'n' roll.
An AARP safe-driving course will be held from
"The November Man" has Pierce Brosnan returning to his spy-thriller roots, though not exactly with the same kind of charisma he brought to James Bond. Instead, we're treated to a competently made yet cliché-ridden film that, frankly, no one will remember in November.
The Civil War weapons presentation "Incoming" with Shuman's Artillery will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Fort McAllister State Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill.
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