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Review: What made first ‘G.I. Joe’ film fun is MIA in sequel

Review: What made first ‘G.I. Joe’ film fun is MIA in sequel

Sadly, somewhere between the release of “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra” in 2009 and its sequel “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” something went terribly wrong. Actually, many things went wrong. A true…

Jest Fest! to present magic, mimes and more Saturday

Jest Fest! to present magic, mimes and more Saturday

Jest Fest! will present a fun-filled night of entertainment Saturday, April 13, from 6-8 p.m.  in Gainesville’s downtown Bo Diddley Community Plaza. The free, family-friendly event is produced by the…

ALT*Con to take over civic center Saturday

ALT*Con to take over civic center Saturday

Tallahassee’s very own convention for everything geek is coming to the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center on Saturday, April 13. “ALT*Con is excited to bring to the Capital City a whole…

Review: Prehistoric family fun in Dreamworks’ ‘The Croods’

Review: Prehistoric family fun in Dreamworks’ ‘The Croods’

“The Croods” is a straight-up family comedy, with just enough emotional punch at the right moments to make it memorable. Add in stunning visuals and a very imaginative world of…

Relive the music of the ‘80s with ‘Rock of Ages’

Relive the music of the ‘80s with ‘Rock of Ages’

In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-town girl met a big-city dreamer – and in L.A.’s most legendary rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of…

Review: Fight to end slavery brought to compelling life in ‘Lincoln’

Review: Fight to end slavery brought to compelling life in ‘Lincoln’

Celebrated director Steven Spielberg (“Schindler’s List,” “Saving Private Ryan”) has brought us “Lincoln,” a compelling political drama focused on the president’s behind-thescenes efforts to ensure the amendment’s passage as well…

Shakespeare in the Roaring ‘20s: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Shakespeare in the Roaring ‘20s: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

With the presentation of William Shakespeare’s comedic classic “Much Ado About Nothing,” which opens tonight (Friday), the School of Theatre at Florida State University and director Walter Kmiec embrace the…

Rural Area Theatre will present ‘Drinking Habits’

Rural Area Theatre will present ‘Drinking Habits’

The season opener at the Rural Area Theater in downtown Madison will feature local actors Melodie and Link Claverie taking center stage in “Drinking Habits” as reporters who go undercover…

Bring Middle-earth home with ‘Hobbit’ DVD, Blu-ray

Bring Middle-earth home with ‘Hobbit’ DVD, Blu-ray

Director Peter Jackson is back in Middle-earth, translating Tolkein’s “The Hobbit” into three films. Written before the trilogy, the story follows Frodo’s uncle Bilbo around 60 years prior to the…

Review: ‘Oz’ may be not great and powerful, but it’s enjoyable

Review: ‘Oz’ may be not great and powerful, but it’s enjoyable

Directed by Sam Raimi (“Spider-Man,” “Army of Darkness”), “Oz the Great and Powerful” sets out to tell the story of how the Wizard first arrives in Oz and how his…