Join Outdoor Recreation on a leisurely paddle down a Coastal Georgia river from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 30. Lifeguards will be on trip.
The Richmond Hill Community Theatre performed "The Wizard of Oz" to a sold-out crowd Saturday at the Wetlands Center in J.F. Gregory Park. Ken Butler directed the play. Tom Harris was the assistant director. Dawn Berry was the producer and stage manager. Hillary Nelson was in charge of set and costume design, assisted by Stacie Eller. Michael Wrenn handled sound and lighting, and Kristen Graves as the make-up artist.
ADVENTURE LAND — Disney is slowly taking over the world. First it bought Pixar, then Marvel, and most recently LucasFilms and the rights to "Star Wars."
The approach that the Bible-inspired series "A.D. The Bible Continues" has settled upon is now clear. The first half of the average episode — and sometimes more than the first half — consists of historical drama based only loosely on the period. The episode then climaxes with stirring scenes taken more or less from the biblical text.
BEAR COUNTRY — I have no shame in admitting that I am afraid of bears. Scratch that, I am mortified of bears. They run fast, climb trees, swim like Michael Phelps and they a pretty darn clever. Give me a moment as I shudder.
Make the day special for mom by taking her to the Mother's Day Brunch from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Club Stewart.
If you’re someone who plans their days and weeks around your favorite TV episodes, never risking the chance to miss a scene, you’re probably among the minority.
“The Mentalist” is done and its final season is now on DVD.
When was the last time you listened to a new song? If you’re beyond the age of 33, new research suggests that it’s probably been a long time.
"The Age of Adaline" is a decently made film that features warm performances, but I wish it was more than it was capable of being. However, based on the charm and sweetness, this film is just passable enough to recommend.
“MERCHANTS OF DOUBT” — ★★½ — Robert Hansen, Frederick Singer, Naomi Oreskes, Jamy Ian Swiss, Bob Inglis, Marc Morano; PG-13 (brief strong language); Broadway
Animals are everywhere in Fauna, a board game by FoxMind for two to six players. Players are testing their knowledge about the animal world. The game is educational, fun and family friendly. It won the 2011 preferred choice award from Creative Child magazine, was a Game of the Year nominee in 2009 and was one of Dr. Toy’s 100 best products in 2011.
The cultural enthrall over the dystopian genre that ignited and took off with books and movies like the Hunger Games and the Divergent series hasn’t subsided but rather intensified. In fact, these initial 21st century dystopian novels set the stage and opened the way for countless writers to delve further into the dystopian realm, creating and recreating hypothetical utopian and dystopian realities.
Are we all decompressed after last week’s Star Wars madness? Let’s hope not, because there will be some more to come. The new trailer is still amazing and now the wait for December begins.
AVENGERTON — The long wait is finally over. Everyone can breathe a sigh of relief and finally see “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
Alongside the effects-heavy disaster flick “San Andreas” and a few smaller-budgeted movies, this weekend sees the release of “Aloha,” a star-studded romantic comedy featuring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray and Alec Baldwin from rom-com auteur Cameron Crowe (“Say Anything,” “Jerry Maguire”).
A fissure in the world of Golarion called the Worldwound has long been a challenge for the mortal world with attacks from Abyssal creatures. Efforts to stop the attacks did, at best, contain the problem, but hidden powers have a plan for a large-scale invasion.
The game Abracada … What? by Z-Man Games has a lot going for it. It is easy to learn, lasts about 30 minutes, accommodates two to five players, and has a fun wizard and magic theme. At the core of this family game is the mechanic of deduction that is used in a fun and entertaining way.
Four Clint Eastwood movies are on Blu-ray for the first time as part of a new seven-film box set released this week.
FIRE TUNNEL — Take two men, a motorcycle and a whole bunch of fire, and what do you get? A Guinness world record, apparently.
THE FUTURE — There’s been a lot of mystery surrounding Disney’s newest live-action film, “Tomorrowland,” but all will be revealed when the movie hits theaters this weekend.
ADDINGTON/DROPPINGTON — May is wrapping up and so are 55 titles from Netflix's streaming service. Don't start to panic just yet, because the streaming service is also getting 60 new titles, some of which are actually notable.
Multiple-episode stories and guest roles by seasoned actors on the verge of stardom highlight the fourth season of “Dr. Kildare,” now on DVD.
“POLTERGEIST” — ★★ — Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements, Kyle Catlett, Saxon Sharbino, Jared Harris; PG-13 (intense frightening sequences, brief suggestive material and some language); in general release
It's been 30 years since Mel Gibson wandered across a post-apocalyptic wasteland and escaped at the mercy of Tina Turner in "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome," the third film in the "Mad Max" series.
There’s no way for me to really discuss “Tomorrowland” without first disclosing my absolute geek-love for Brad Bird.
'Pitch Perfect 2' (PG-13) — 2 stars
Five stories, focusing on each of the four major branches of the armed forces as well as the folks who persevered along the home front, are told in these classic films from the 1940s and 1950s. Made during and after World War II, these movies are entertaining and give viewers a glimpse into life during this historic time.
It’s the end of an era. “American Idol” announced recently that next year, season 15, will be its last.
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.