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'Alien Covenant' delivers franchise formula story

"Alien: Covenant" serves as a sequel to "Prometheus" and a prequel to the 1979 original "Alien."

May 26, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


New King Arthur movie long way from Camelot

King Arthur is another iconic character that has gone through various cinematic reinventions and reinterpretations over the years, but I don't think I've seen anything that measures down to the noisy, violent, confusing retelling as "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword."

May 19, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


On post pools to open Memorial Day weekend

The third of four catch-and-release Marne Trail Bass Tournaments this season will be at 6:30 a.m. Saturday at Sands Pond in Evans County.

May 15, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Statesboro water park opens on May 20

Splash in the Boro Waterpark will open for its first weekend May 20-21. However, due to construction delays, the Wave Pool will not open then.

May 13, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Energy carries 'Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2'

"Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2" continues the adventures from the surprisingly cool hit from 2014. The main forces in front of and behind the camera have all returned: Writer/director James Gunn gives us another supercharged extravaganza with a puffy 136 minute run-time. It stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista, not to mention the voice work of Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel, and eases right back into the sci-fi heroics and the deadpan one-liners.

May 12, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'The Circle' is broken by heavy-handed film making

"The Circle" is another example of a fine cast and an intriguing premise that quickly makes its interest and potential go south and its confusion north.

May 05, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Unforgettable' is a woman vs. woman thriller

"Unforgettable" could best be described as a "Fatal Attraction" wannabe and for the most part, that description fits.

April 28, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Fort Morris' focus on colonial skills

Women of the American Revolution will be presented from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Fort Morris State Historic Site.

April 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Flea market, tour of homes in Pembroke

If you are looking for an excuse to get out and enjoy the spring weather this weekend, Pembroke is hosting two events to help you do that.

April 27, 2017 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Things to Do


'Fate of the Furious' is very definition of overkill

"The Fate of the Furious" is the eighth installment in this high-octane franchise. The last three films have proven to be among the best in the series.

April 21, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Cast and some of the plot give 'Going in Style' appeal

"Going in Style" features three of the most likable, talented, funny and charismatic actors in the movies today. And it actually does find something for them to do in style.

April 14, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Toddler egg hunt, Easter brunch on weekend

Toddler Easter Egg Hunt at Corkan

April 10, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


"ive-action 'Ghost in the Shell' is just ghost of a story

"Ghost in the Shell" is the live-action treatment of the classic anime film and it's too bad that it misses more than hits. But, hey, it's got Scarlett Johannson looking sexy as ever and kicking bad guy butt. We've never seen her do that before, have we?

April 07, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Overnight paddle April 22-23

Fort King George State Historic Site will be the starting point for an overnight paddle trip to celebrate Earth Day April 22-23.

April 07, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


'The Belko Experiment' story told much too often

"The Belko Experiment" is a decently-made thriller that is like many others of its kind: It starts out with an intriguing premise with a lot of style, but then loses steam with its recycled ideas halfway through.

March 31, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


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Weak plot, action unravel new 'The Mummy'

"The Mummy" is not just another rehash of one of Universal's most beloved monster franchises. Instead, it's the hopeful first installment of the ...

June 16, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


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