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Review: ‘Draft Day’ is an interesting look at football’s biggest spring event

Review: ‘Draft Day’ is an interesting look at football’s biggest spring event

And for football fans who can’t wait until the NFL draft, we have “Draft Day,” the fictional sports drama about the owners, general managers, coaches, veteran players and hopeful rookies…

Review: ‘Rio 2’ is more harmless fun

Review: ‘Rio 2’ is more harmless fun

When the animated film “Rio” hit theaters in 2011, I called it “harmless fun,” finding it enjoyable although not terribly memorable or inventive, despite the colorful scenery and characters and…

Review: ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ is one of the best Marvel films yet

Review: ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ is one of the best Marvel films yet

We’ve reached the point in the process where the individual films cannot be taken entirely by themselves, and it’s pretty much a prerequisite to have seen “Captain America: The First…

Concerts set at new amphitheater

Capital City Amphitheater at Cascades Park in Tallahassee will host a pair of inaugural concerts this weekend. On Saturday, April 12, country music artists Tracy Lawrence and Tyler Reeves will…

Review: Visit ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ for a whimsical, emotional ride

Review: Visit ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ for a whimsical, emotional ride

In his latest film, “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” director Wes Anderson gives us a story set in a fictional hotel within a fictional European country on the cusp of war,…

Review: ‘Noah’ provides a compelling look at the biblical character

Review: ‘Noah’ provides a compelling look at the biblical character

When it was announced that there was to be big-budget film adaptation of Noah’s story, directed by Darren Aronofsky no less, I was quickly intrigued. Any adaptation of a biblical…

NFCC to host ‘The Fantasticks’

The North Florida Community College Artist Series brings the national tour of “The Fantasticks,” produced by veteran theatrical touring company Nebraska Theatre Caravan, to the Van H. Priest Auditorium Stage…

Review: ‘Divergent’ is a pleasant surprise with great characters, solid story

Review: ‘Divergent’ is a pleasant surprise with great characters, solid story

By the time “Divergent,” the adaptation of the first novel in Veronica Roth’s dystopian trilogy, arrived in theaters last week, I had little interest in the book or the movie.…

Wanee Festival features Allman Brothers Band

Gregg Allman has announced The Allman Brothers Band will stop touring after 2014, so this year’s 10th anniversary Wanee Music Festival performances could be the last time to see the…

Review: ‘Rise of an Empire’ is the sequel ‘300’ fans have been waiting for

Review: ‘Rise of an Empire’ is the sequel ‘300’ fans have been waiting for

When director Zack Synder’s highly stylized, highly violent “300” hit theaters in 2006, it wasn’t the first action film to use entirely green screen techniques to fill in the backgrounds…