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“The Living Room of Jacksonville”: Residents Rage Against Sale of Five Points Theater

Words by Mallory Pace Since 2011, the Sun-Ray Cinema has been a landmark spot for what’s widely considered the last of historic movie theaters, bringing in residents from all corners and outskirts of Riverside, providing a feeling of nostalgia for when times were simpler, people were friendlier, and movie concessions were cheaper. Before it was Sun-Ray, it was a conglomerate

July 2024 Film Reviews

INSIDE OUT 2 Pixar’s “Inside Out” explored our feelings by taking us inside the mind of a young girl named Riley where we see the personified emotions Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust working together in a control room to guide her through life’s ups and downs. The sequel picks

Earth

April 23, 2009
by Rick Grant Grade: A / Rated G / 96 min For many viewers this feature length adaptation of the television series Planet Earth will seem like deja vu. Aired in 2007, filmmakers Alastair Fothergbill and Mark Linfield took unseen footage as well as previously viewed scenes and edited this

The Hannah Montana Movie

April 17, 2009
by Rick Grant Grade: B / Rated G / 102 min Amongst all the hoopla about tween sensation Miley Cyrus, this semi-biographical movie is a cautionary tale of a young girl bedazzled by fame returning to her roots. Parents of little girls will be relieved that Disney took the high

April Movies

April 16, 2009
NOW SHOWING 12 ROUNDS Can you say wupp-ass? WWE champion John Cena is New Orleans Police Detective Danny Baxter. When Baxter stops a brilliant thief from getting away with a multi-million-dollar heist, the thief’s girlfriend is accidentally killed. After escaping from prison, the criminal mastermind enacts his revenge, taunting the

Observe and Report

April 15, 2009
by Rick Grant Grade: B / Rated R / 86 min From the twisted cinematic mind of Jody Hill this black comedy was born to be shocking and darkly funny. Hill’s script was a great vehicle for rising star Seth Rogen, who has lost even more weight than he appears

carmike's fleming island 12

April 15, 2009
by kellie abrahamson When Carmike’s Fleming Island 12 movie theater opened on March 20th you could almost hear Clay County residents breathe a collective sigh of relief. Not having to battle Blanding Boulevard traffic to get to a movie theater is enough to make any person want to do a

movies in the park 2009

April 11, 2009
by kellie abrahamson The economy has everyone looking for ways to save some cash and entertainment is one thing most families are simply living without. Thankfully as the weather gets warmer, cheap and even free things to do will begin to pop up all over our fair city. Enter Movies

Play the Game

April 2, 2009
by Rick Grant Grade: B+ / Rated PG / 90 min Here is a charming story that crosses-over three generations. The scenario, written and directed by Marc Fienberg, involves the relationship between a young man, David Mitchell (Paul Campbell) and his elderly grandfather of 84, Grandpa Joe (Andy Griffith). After

Monsters Vs. Aliens

March 31, 2009
by Rick Grant Grade: A- / Rated PG / 94 min The animators working directly with the delivery style of the actors is what creates the funny and memorable characters in any animated feature, especially this outrageously daffy work by DreamWorks Animation. Directed by Rob Letterman, animators and writers imbued

Knowing

March 18, 2009
by Rick Grant Grade: B+ / Rated PG-13 / 122 min With the economic crisis causing great emotional turmoil among the populace, what we need is a good old end of the world movie to put everything in perspective. Yes, compared to the sun sending out earth scorching, radioactive flares,

Miss March

March 13, 2009
by Rick Grant Grade: C Rated R This derivative road comedy was conjured up by writing/producing team Zach Cregger and Trevor Moore who wrote and produced the IFC comedy series The Whitest Kids U Know. Obviously, this film is important to the fledgling filmmakers. It could make or break their
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