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Jake Owen coming to Tallahassee

Jake Owen brings his Days of Gold Tour to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center Friday, Oct. 24. The tour will also feature special guests Parmalee and The Cadillac Three.…

Review: Turtle power is back in theaters, but unfortunately it’s a big mess

Review: Turtle power is back in theaters, but unfortunately it’s a big mess

When it was announced that mega-producer Michael Bay was working on a new live action “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” many fans were not pleased. Even if he wasn’t set to…

Review: Hoffman unforgettable in his final performance in ‘Most Wanted Man’

Review: Hoffman unforgettable in his final  performance in ‘Most Wanted Man’

My first introduction to the works of author John le Carré was when I saw the 2011 film “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” I have since listened to two other le…

Review: In ‘I Origins,’ the answers to our questions are in the eye

Review: In ‘I Origins,’ the answers to our questions are in the eye

Not surprising considering its name, but “I Origins” is all about eyes. It is a film that asks many questions and rather than giving us easy answers, it forces the…

Review: Funny, action-filled ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is a wild, fun ride

Review: Funny, action-filled ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is a wild, fun ride

With “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Marvel Studios left the Earth entirely for a sci-fi adventure featuring a ragtag group of grifters and criminals who become unlikely heroes. This is a…

Pyramid Players will perform at The Moon

Pyramid Players will perform at The Moon

The Pyramid Players will take the stage Saturday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. at The Moon in Tallahassee to present “The Great Diamond Caper,” an original musical mystery. “The Great…

Review: ‘Lucy’ features gun battles, car chases and existential questions

Review: ‘Lucy’ features gun battles, car chases and existential questions

When I heard about “Lucy,” director Luc Besson’s newest film bringing him back to the sci-fi realm, I was definitely intrigued and excited. Add in actress Scarlett Johansson as a…

Review: ‘Hercules’ combines ancient myth with summer popcorn enjoyment

Review: ‘Hercules’ combines ancient myth with summer popcorn enjoyment

We now have “Hercules,” the second film released this year about the mythic Greek hero, with Dwayne Johnson (“Fast Six”) in the title role. The movie portends to tell the…

Ben Prestage performs in Tallahassee

Ben Prestage performs in Tallahassee

One-man band Ben Prestage (shown above performing at the Southern Pines Blues & BBQ Festival held last December) will perform Thursday, Aug. 7, in Tallahassee at The Backwoods Bistro beginning…

Review: Warning: Watching ‘Chef’ could be very hazardous to your diet

Review: Warning: Watching ‘Chef’ could be very hazardous to your diet

Director Jon Favreau is best known for directing the first two “Iron Man” films, as well as starring as Tony Stark’s chauffeur/bodyguard Happy Hogan in all three installments of the…