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Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ is one of the best films of 2014

Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ is one of the best films of 2014

I was eagerly anticipating the sequel to 2011’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” But then each new trailer gave us more glimpses of the story, and I was…

Gainesville’s Free Fridays concert series continues with 11-piece R&B band

Gainesville’s Free Fridays concert series continues with 11-piece R&B band

Uncle Morty’s Rhythm Cream will perform tonight (Friday, July 18) at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in Gainesville at 8 p.m. as part of the “Free Fridays” concert series. Uncle…

Review: ‘Earth to Echo’ lacks tension but still provides family fun

Review: ‘Earth to Echo’ lacks tension but still provides family fun

One of the quintessential films of my childhood was “The Goonies.” Directed by Richard Donner and based on a story from Steven Spielberg, the film followed a group of young…

Review: ‘Snowpiercer’ crashes despite A-list cast and unique story

Review: ‘Snowpiercer’ crashes despite A-list cast and unique story

My attempts to catch some of this summer’s limited-release fare brings me to the second dystopian adventure of the season: “Snowpiercer.” It’s rare for a film to leave me as…

American Idol’ bus tour to hold auditions July 20 at FSU

The hit reality television series “American Idol” is getting ready for its 14th season and the Idol Bus Tour will be in Tallahassee Sunday, July 21, for hopefuls to audition.…

Familiar faces at Bradfordville

Fans of the Southern Pines Blues & BBQ Festival will recognize the names of those performing this weekend at the Bradfordville Blues Club in Tallahassee. Both the Damon Fowler Group,…

Review: ‘Age of Extinction’ improves on ‘Transformers’ but not enough

Review: ‘Age of Extinction’ improves on ‘Transformers’ but not enough

The “Transformers” series is one which has led me to expect the worst from each installment, mixing admittedly fun action with scripts that range from generic to terrible. I do…

Tallahassee Museum asks its visitors: ‘Who are you?’

Tallahassee Museum asks its visitors: ‘Who are you?’

The Tallahassee Museum will debut a six-month exhibit entitled “The Identity Project”  today (Friday, July 4). Housed in the Phipps Gallery, this interactive exhibit will engage visitors in conversations about…

Review: ‘The Rover’ gives us a dark look at our possible future

Review: ‘The Rover’ gives us a dark look at our possible future

Summer is blockbuster season, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some interesting limited-release pictures thrown into the mix as well. They say variety is the spice of life and when…

Review: Wild and bloody ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ arrives on DVD, Blu-ray

Review: Wild and bloody ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ arrives on DVD, Blu-ray

This year we got a legitimate successor to “300,” its long-awaited sequel, “300: Rise of an Empire,” which arrived on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Even though it’s not directed…