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Review: Wahlberg, Washington are fully loaded in action-filled ‘2 Guns’

Review: Wahlberg, Washington are fully loaded in action-filled ‘2 Guns’

“2 Guns” is an action thriller starring Mark Wahlberg (“Ted”) and Denzel Washington (“Flight”) from Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur, probably best known in the U.S. for 2012’s “Contraband, also starring…

A Traveler’s Tale’ to visit The Moon Aug. 17

A Traveler’s Tale’ to visit The Moon Aug. 17

The Pyramid Players will take the stage again this year, presenting “A Traveler’s Tale,” an original musical adventure, at The Moon in Tallahassee on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m.…

Review: After a disastrous first attempt, we now have a good ‘Wolverine’ film

Review: After a disastrous first attempt, we now have a good ‘Wolverine’ film

Despite the fact that it follows a failure of a movie and bases its backstory on “X-Men: The Last Stand,” which is only slightly better liked by fans, “The Wolverine”…

Review: ‘The Way Way Back’ is funny, poignant and very relatable

Review: ‘The Way Way Back’ is funny, poignant and very relatable

Last year we had the excellent coming-of-age tale “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” and now we have “The Way Way Back,” which like the former film, follows a young…

Brock sings tonight in Texaco Challenge North Florida final

Brock sings tonight in Texaco Challenge North Florida final

Perry musician Adam Brock will be among the 11 competing tonight (Friday)in the North Florida Texaco Country Showdown final at the The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live…

Review: Willis and Co. are still retired and still dangerous in ‘Red 2’

Review: Willis and Co. are still retired and still dangerous in ‘Red 2’

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Made on a modest $58 million budget, the Robert Schwentke-directed “Red” went on to earn $199 million worldwide, paving the way for a sequel.…

Review: Not much life to be found in uneven comedy ‘R.I.P.D.’

Review: Not much life to be found in uneven comedy ‘R.I.P.D.’

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer “R.I.P.D.” is an action comedy from director Robert Schwentke, who brought us “Red” in 2010. Seemingly the love child of “Men in Black” (a…

An Triúr performs July 26

An Triúr performs July 26

An Triúr will perform at Gainesville’s Bo Diddley Community Plaza at 8 p.m. Friday, July 26 as part of the “Free Fridays” Concert Series. An Triúr, Irish Gaelic for “the…

Review: Big robots + big monster = huge fun in ‘Pacific Rim’

Review: Big robots + big monster = huge fun in ‘Pacific Rim’

But what if somebody set out to make a good movie about giant robots and it was actually well written, featuring compelling characters, and the acting wasn’t half-bad either? And…

Review: The power of ‘42’ comes alive on DVD and Blu-ray

Review: The power of ‘42’ comes alive on DVD and Blu-ray

You don’t have to be a baseball fan, or even a sports enthusiast at all, to know names like Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Ty Cobb or Jackie Robinson. The latter…