Oblivion lacks the punch to achieve sci-fi greatness
This week we checked out the latest Tom Cruise action film, Oblivion (PG-13).
Movie preview: “Pain and Gain”
Plot: Director Michael Bay helms this over-the-top action comedy about three Miami Beach bodybuilders who hatch an extortion plot that goes hilariously awry.
Movie preview: “The Big Wedding”
Plot: When their adopted son announces his upcoming wedding, happily divorced parents masquerade as if they were still married in order to stay on the good side of their son’s ultra-conservative biological mother, and ensure that the wedding goes off without a hitch.
‘42’ tells an important story in an uninteresting way
This week we look at the sports biopic 42 (PG-13). Based upon the legendary life of Jackie Robinson, 42 looks at Robinson’s integration of Major League Baseball in the late 1940’s.
Movie preview: “Oblivion”
Plot: In the distant future, Earth has been decimated by an intergalactic battle against an alien race known as the Scavs. The majority of mankind has been evacuated, leaving just a few solitary drone repairmen remaining on the planet’s surface.
Admission barely makes the cut
This week we watched the romantic comedy Admission (PG-13), starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd.
Art on the Square plans birthday celebration.
Art on the Square Gallery in downtown Greensburg is celebrating its fifth anniversary.
Under the Sea: SDES presenting ‘Little Mermaid’
South Decatur Elementary students will perform a version of the animated Disney classic The Little Mermaid at the school later this month.
Movie preview: “42”
Plot: The story of Jackie Robinson is told in this biopic of his life and career as he paved a new road for minorities by being the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball since the racial barrier was put in place in the late 1800s.
Movie preview: “Scary Movie 5”
Plot: Ballet dancer Jody and ape researcher Dan have just become the proud parents of a bouncing baby boy when the spooky happenings in their home start causing problems in the workplace as well.
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