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'Frozen' to show in county parks free

Coastal Georgia likely won't experience freezing outdoor temperatures around the holidays, but area residents can still enjoy the chill vicariously through the characters of a popular, family-friendly film.

December 09, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


'Coco' brings life to Day of the Dead

"Coco" marks another impressive achievement from Disney/Pixar and it staff knock it out of the park with this wholly original, colorful, ambitious feature that will take its rightful place alongside some of their best efforts. What else is new?

December 01, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Tickets for Tattnall's Musical Memories already on sale

Tattnall County Productions is gearing up for "Musical Memories," with three performances set for February.

November 26, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Save your money, don't go to this 'holiday' movie

"A Bad Moms Christmas" may be considered a disappointment for people, like myself, who enjoyed the original. This holiday sequel contains only about half the laughs and can be occasionally uneven.

November 24, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Revolutionary War re-enactment Saturday

Fort Morris State Historic Site will have its annual "Come and Take It," Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday.

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


Christmas story to be staged Friday, Saturday

Richmond Hill Community Theatre presents the Christmas musical play, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

November 09, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


'Blade Runner 2049' improves on original

It's been 35 years since Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" debuted, going from commercial disappointment to cult following to sci-fi classic.

October 13, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Cruise returns to form in true 'American Made'

"American Made" is based on a true story. If we didn't know it was true, we would have a hard time believing a lot of this happened.

October 06, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' sequel not as good as first

"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" is the sequel to the surprise hit from 2015. It succeeded mostly due to its subversive, irreverent spin on the genre.

September 29, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Mother!' may leave you in awe, or not, it's different

"Mother!" is a movie that, well, it's about, well...

September 22, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Remake of 'It' lives up to the hype

It is the highly anticipated remake of Stephen King's bestseller that became a popular miniseries and now it's getting the big screen treatment 27 years after its initial release. Coincidence? Maybe, maybe not. All I will say is that it's an adaptation that lives up to the hype, will satisfy hardcore fans, and maybe create new converts.

September 15, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Leap' falls short of animated hope

"Leap!" is a late summer entry that doesn't provide anything really memorable for its 89-minute runtime. Instead, it follows a trend of animated movies that have mediocre animation, uninteresting voiceover work and a story that is harmless and predictable from beginning to end.

September 01, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'The Hitman's Bodyguard' misses its target

"The Hitman's Bodyguard" is a pretty standard buddy action comedy that is almost passable. Almost.

August 25, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Annabelle: Creation' provides creepy end to summer

"Annabelle: Creation" serves as a prequel of a prequel in "The Conjuring" universe.

August 18, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Ft. McAllister sets paddle to island for eclipse

Fort McAllister State Park is planning a paddle to Shark Tooth Island on Monday, Aug. 21, to enjoy the day with hot dogs and cold drinks while watching the solar eclipse.

August 12, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


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What was worth seeing in 2017, what wasn't

"Coco," "War for the Planet of the Apes," "Mother!" just missed my 10-best list. On the other hand, "A Dog's Purpose," "The Great Wall ...

January 12, 2018 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Darkest Hour' doesn't win battle; may take the war

"Darkest Hour" stars Gary Oldman in the true story of the events of Sir Winston Churchill and his involvement in World War II.

January 05, 2018 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' keeps idea alive

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" presents itself as a standalone sequel to the 1995 Robin Williams adventure and, normally a long gap between sequels results ...

December 29, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


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