Movie preview: “The Great Gatsby”
Wide-eyed Midwesterner Nick Carraway has just moved to New York City in pursuit of the American Dream. Settling into a home next door to wealthy Jay Gatsby, Carraway grows increasingly fascinated by the elaborate parties held at his new neighbor’s estate.
Movie preview: “Peeples”
Plot: Wade Walker may not be a blue blood, but he loves Grace, and he’s eager to propose. Convinced that his best bet is to make his move while Grace’s entire family is present, Wade boldly invites himself to her family reunion, and does his best to make a good impression.
Split review on the determined “The Place Beyond the Pines”
On the heels of the summer movie season, we finish off the spring movie run with the indie drama “The Place Beyond the Pines” (Rated R).
Movie preview: “Iron Man 3”
Plot: Brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man faces off against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a quest to find those responsible.
SDES staging an evening “Under the Sea”
South Decatur Elementary School (SDES) will stage a production of the Disney musical “The Little Mermaid” from 7 to 9 p.m., April 25 and 26, at the school.
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.
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