Have fun kayaking, whitewater rafting, ziplining, canoeing and more on a Leisure Travel trip to the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N.C., on July 18.
I’m so genuinely happy to see Pixar back to being Pixar.
Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by Ok.com. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.
“Insidious: Chapter 3” is the prequel to a pair of films about the supernatural torment of a troubled family. It’s good for a handful of genuine scares, but a late film tone change and some general clunkiness keep it in mediocre territory.
Uplifting family fare is rare on movie screens these days, but when it does come around, it’s often in the form of a true sports story, such as “McFarland, USA,” which was in theaters a few months ago and is now on Blu-ray and DVD.
"Pet Sounds" is a beautiful and creative album, by far the most memorable and definitive work Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys ever produced. The album marked the group’s transition from surf band into true artistry, and according to the new Wilson biopic “Love & Mercy,” it also marked the descent of the band’s creative leader into years of illness and abuse at the hands of Dr. Eugene Landy.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum will host Cars and Coffee, a monthly event showcasing unique, rare and antique cars, from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at 11460 Ford Ave.
Local children can try to reel in the big one at the Richmond Hill Exchange Club's 25th annual Kids Fishing Derby form 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Highway 144.
Sweet, fresh and satisfying, Donna Morgan's strawberry cream cheese pie is a terrific blend of light summer berries and creamy cream cheese. I could eat this for breakfast, lunch and dinner - and maybe for a snack, too. The best part of this recipe is it makes two pies, so you can keep one all for yourself.
It's a movie that gives us a lot of jaw-dropping, impressive special effects and, for the most part, it succeeds gloriously at providing a series of spectacular set pieces that leave us either laughing or surprisingly thrilled and amazed. No more, no less.
For all the gamers who grew up playing classic Nintendo games and dreaming of what it would be like to take a stroll through Mushroom Kingdom, ride through Hyrule or explore the planet Zebes, those dreams are one step closer to becoming a reality — of sorts.
SHAKEY TOWN — Are you or your kids planning on seeing “San Andreas” this weekend? If so, here’s what you need to know before you head to the theaters.
Roger Moore as “The Saint” and Fran Drescher as “The Nanny” lead the new DVD releases of television series, which are dominated by vintage programs from the 1960s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.
THE FUTURE — I can only imagine the excitement and confusion when archeologists found things like the Rosetta Stone or Stonehenge. These things are amazing to look at, and you try and figure out why these ancient civilizations built them, what their purpose was and how they were constructed.
I don’t think there’s anyone reading this article that isn’t aware people die in the latest Jurassic chapter.
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.
Three new videos demonstrate an interesting trend for children’s shows — feature-length cartoons and live-action movies that debut on multiple non-theatrical platforms, meaning DVD and/or Blu-ray, along with various streaming sites.
If you know the quote “I am the Whistler, and I know many things,” you know what to expect with 1940s “Whistler” movies, some of which are on home video for the first time.
'Inside Out' (PG) — 4 stars
"Inside Out" is the 15th effort from Pixar Studios, and for those who have been disappointed with some of its latest entries, Pixar has its mojo back. This is its most visually stunning and emotionally resonant film since "WALL-E."
‘Max’: 3 points for parents
ADDINGTON/DROPPINGTON — It’s the end of the month, which means it’s time to find out what is coming and going from Netflix this July.
A tribute concert for singer/songwriter Carole King leads this week’s new movies on Blu-ray and DVD.
“MAX” — ★★½ — Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins, Lauren Graham, Mia Xitlali; PG (brief language, action violence); in general release
For movies, the summer months mark the biggest season of the year. Ticket sales from May through August typically account for roughly 50 percent of the annual box office, and the vast majority of the releases carry a rating of PG-13 or below and are aimed at broad audiences as studios try to cash in on summer break.
“ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL” — ★★★★ — Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, RJ Cyler, Moolly Shannon, Connie Britton, Nick Offerman; PG-13 (sexual content, drug material, language and some thematic elements); Broadway
The search for a high school-aged Spider-Man to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finally over. Marvel and Sony have selected their new wall-crawler, and even though his name might not be familiar to a lot of people, there are some good reasons to be excited about the choice.
It turns out they don’t call it the Indominus rex for nothing.