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Review: ‘Trainwreck’ stays on the tracks with Schumer’s bawdy humor

Review: ‘Trainwreck’ stays on the tracks with Schumer’s bawdy humor

By MARK VIOLA Comedian Amy Schumer is now taking on Hollywood in the comedy “Trainwreck,” written by her and directed by her friend Judd Apatow (“Knocked-Up,” “This Is 40”). Starring…

Review: ‘Minions’ offers the laughs but doesn’t have a very deep story

Review: ‘Minions’ offers the laughs but doesn’t have a very deep story

By MARK VIOLA Well, the Minions do finally have their own movie, aptly called “Minions,” directed by series regular Pierre Coffin and co-director Kyle Balda (“The Lorax”) with a story…

Tallahassee Magazine hosts singles auction

Tallahassee Magazine’s Top Singles, one of the most anticipated events of the summer, returns for a sixth year on Saturday, Aug. 1, at a new venue, the Donald L. Tucker…

Review: ‘Terminator Genisys’ brings a new time line, cast to an old franchise

Review: ‘Terminator Genisys’ brings a new time line, cast to an old franchise

By MARK VIOLA Like everyone other time we thought the “Terminator” series was finally and truly dead, the terminators are back in “Terminator Genisys.” At this point it would be…

WWE returns to Tallahassee; tickets will go on sale July 10

WWE Live will return to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 5 p.m. “You’ll see Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt, Intercontinental…

Review: Drugs, gangs and geeks combine for a very funny comedy in ‘Dope’

Review: Drugs, gangs and geeks combine for a very funny comedy in ‘Dope’

By MARK VIOLA Life in high school is never easy for a geek. Jocks. Embarrassment. Girls. (Boys for the girl geeks out there and vice versa for the gay geeks…

Review: Pixar returns to form with truly emotional ‘Inside Out’

Review: Pixar returns to form with truly emotional ‘Inside Out’

By MARK VIOLA Last year was the first time since 2005 no Pixar film hit theaters, and combined with the recent creative slump, a lot was riding on “Inside Out,”…

Review: ‘Jurassic World’ is fun enough that you can ignore most of its flaws

Review: ‘Jurassic World’ is fun enough that you can ignore most of its flaws

By MARK VIOLA “Jurassic World,” which picks up the adventure 22 years after the events of the original “Jurassic Park,” is a solid summer popcorn movie, with great special effects,…

Young Actors Theatre opens final 2015-16 production

The Young Actors Theatre in Tallahassee concludes its 2014-15 Mainstage Season with “42nd Street,” which opens tonight (Friday) in Tallahassee. The musical features a story of hard work, being in…

Review: Look out James Bond! McCarthy is ready to become the next big ‘Spy’

Review: Look out James Bond! McCarthy is ready to become the next big ‘Spy’

By MARK VIOLA There’s no arguing against the assertion that Melissa McCarthy is one of the most marketable and recognizable faces of comedy today. Although she had long-standing roles on…