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Review: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ provides fun summer action in sci-fi package

Review: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ provides fun summer action in sci-fi package

Based on the Japanese novel “All You Have is Kill,” “Edge of Tomorrow,” starring Tom Cruise (Jack Reacher) and Emily Blunt (“Looper”), is a fun sci-fi popcorn flick, full of…

Taylor Made Sing is tonight (June 13)

The Taylor Made Sing and Auction, hosted by the Big Bend Hospice Taylor County Advisory Council, will be held tonight (Friday) from 5-7 p.m., in the fellowship hall of First…

Review: ‘Maleficent’ proves once again Disney is the king of fairy tales

Review: ‘Maleficent’ proves once again Disney is the king of fairy tales

So, after letting the other studios try their hand at adapting the fairy tales, Disney has once again stepped in to show everyone else just how it is done with…

Review: ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ is a funny comedy spoiled by toilet humor

Review: ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ is a funny comedy spoiled by toilet humor

There are rarer film genres than the Western comedy, but not many. Off the top of my head, only two examples come to mind:  the celebrated Mel Brooks’ film “Blazing…

African-American music to highlight June concert series

African-American music to highlight June concert series

A celebration of African-American Music Appreciation Month occurs every Friday night in June at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza as part of the “Free Fridays” concert series. Inspired by the…

Review: ‘X-Men’ builds off the past to create fun and exciting future

Review: ‘X-Men’ builds off the past to create fun and exciting future

This has been a pretty successful summer so far, and the latest hit is “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” which brings together the franchise’s two principal casts along with its…

Bach Parley concludes season with ‘Spring 2 Spring’ concert

The Tallahassee Bach Parley will conclude its 33rd season with “Spring 2 Spring,” featuring Spring from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Spring Quartet by Antonio Guido. The concert will be held…

Review: ‘Godzilla’ brings the super-sized action we expect from the ‘king’

Review: ‘Godzilla’ brings the super-sized action we expect from the ‘king’

I met the first teaser trailer for 2014’s “Godzilla” with some trepidation, but the atmospheric visuals ending with the iconic roar left me intrigued and hopeful. Having now seen this…

Review: Compelling story and powerful performances in ‘Railway Man’

Review: Compelling story and powerful performances in ‘Railway Man’

World War II has been the subject of countless films, so it’s always interesting when a movie can find a new angle to present. That’s what we get with “The…

Review: ‘Her,’ one of 2013’s most original films, is available on DVD, Blu-ray

Review: ‘Her,’ one of 2013’s most original films, is available on DVD, Blu-ray

Spike Jonze, who began his career by directing music videos, has made a name for himself by bringing us unique films with unusual characters. Twice he collaborated with writer Charlie…