On Screen

Tomb Raider: Her Adventure Returns

Release Date:  March 16, 2018 Running Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes Rated PG-13 Grade B– You shouldn’t have come here but I’m glad that you did. Lara Croft mourns her father’s disappearance seven years.  She works as a bicycle courier and trains at a martial arts gym, even though she can’t afford the monthly dues. Ironically, a business empire awaits Lara if she will only sign documents stating that her father, Lord Richard Croft, is deceased.  After a brush with the law and encouragement from her father’s business partner, Ana Miller, Lara agrees to meet and sign the documents.  …

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Something For Everyone at the St. Augustine Film Festival This Weekend

When he thinks of St. Augustine, Gregory von Hausch is reminded of vintage postcards of Old Florida. Images of roadside orange stands, stately palms, that blend of rustic charm and the elegance of history seeping through the cracked cobblestone, that’s the flavor he had in mind when he staged his first film festival eight years ago in the Oldest City. Now in its 8th year, this intimate, four-day Festival is held January 18-21 in the historic city center, with theaters within walking distance of one another and many opportunities in between films to take in the sites, stroll down St. …

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#904Giveaways: Complimentary Movies Passes To See Paddington 2

  Following the worldwide hit “Paddington,” one of the most successful family films of all time, this much-anticipated sequel finds Paddington (Ben Whishaw) happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the …

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Last Call Pitches: “PITCH PERFECT 3” Opens in Theaters

Release Date: December 22, 2017 Running Time: 1 hour and 33 minutes Rated PG-13 Grade: B Directed By: Trish Sie Is it weird that everybody is better at the one thing that we do than we are at that thing? Three years after winning The Worlds, the Barden Bellas are trying to make their way through life after college. When the new Bellas invite them to a performance, the old Bellas are more than eager to reunite. To their disappointment, the invite was to watch, not to join. In an effort to bring the Bellas back together, Aubrey suggests that they …

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A Reunion Of Lost Brothers “Aida’s Secrets”

Release Date: December 8, 2017 Venue: Regal Cinema Beach Boulevard Running Time: 1 hour and 35 minutes Directed By: Alon and Shaul Schwarz Grade A You could trust her with anything. She was kind and very sweet. She was very secretive. Aida was 14 years when Germany invaded Poland. At age 20, she found herself in the Bergen Belsen camp as a displaced refugee with a husband and two sons. Years later Izak Szewelewicz became more curious regarding his genealogy since he was raised in Palestine by foster parents. He loved his parents and two foster siblings but as the years …

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You Can’t Save The World Alone…You Need The “JUSTICE LEAGUE”

Release Date: November 17, 2017 Running Time: 1 hours and 59 minutes Rated PG-13 Directed By: Zach Snyder Screenplay By: Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon Grade: B “Superman was a beacon to the world.  He is more human than I am.  The World Needs Superman” ~ Batman Justice League continues to the lay the groundwork for the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) after the studio soared to the top with Blockbuster Wonder Woman in June. Under the direction of the talented Zach Snyder (Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), and Joss Whedon (Avengers and Avengers: Age of …

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Florida Theatre Promotes Civic Engagement in Jacksonville

Florida Theatre, Civic Cinema, All the Presidents Men, Photo by Cristina Danielle O'Connor

CIVIC CINEMA AT THE FLORIDA THEATRE The brisk fall air drifted through the streets below the sparkling Florida Theatre marquee before the theatre’s Civic Cinema debut. Patrons gathered in line after work, conversing about the state of relations between politics and the media ahead of the first movie of the series, All the President’s Men, with a panel discussion to follow. Florida Theatre President, , opened the evening with a brief speech thanking sponsor Community First Credit Union for the season, and Times Union Media and AVL Productions for making the night possible. The audience settled into their seats with …

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For Your Courage, For Your Love, For Your Sacrifice “THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE”

Release Date: October 26, 2017 Running Time: 1 hour & 48 minutes Rated R Written and Directed By: Jason Hall Grade: B U.S. Army soldiers Adam Schumann, Tausolo “Solo” Aieti, and Will Waller return to Kansas from Iraq after serving in the infantry battalion known as the 2-16 Rangers. Adam struggles to fit back into his family’s day-to-day routine, as he tries to reconnect with his daughter and bond with his infant son. As the days go by, he also has trouble finding work, so the memories of his last deployment haunt him on a daily basis. Despite the fact …

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Chatting with Local NBC The Voice Contestant Dylan Gerard

Dave Crosby, Dylan Gerard, NBC The Voice, Team Adam

Compassion is a daily source of inspiration for Dylan Gerard, whether he’s on the job as a CNA at St. Vincent’s Hospital or performing in front of four of the most famous faces in music on The Voice. Gerard made it through the first round known as the Blinds singing the James Arthur song ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’. “Before I walked out there, I was extremely nervous and I was just trying to calm myself down. I told myself, ‘This is a once in a lifetime opportunity so just go out there and have fun and do the best …

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Movie Review: “American Made” Smuggling and Struggling

Landing on: September 29, 2017 Running Time: 1 hour and 55 minutes Rated R for language throughout and some sexuality/nudity Directed by Doug Liman / Screenplay by Gary Spinelli Grade: A “I’m Just a Gringo that Always Delivers”~ Barry Seal American Made is a biographical action crime drama based on the outrageous and real exploits of Barry Seal (Tom Cruise). In the film, Seal is a bored daredevil pilot who gets his kicks by doing stunts that terrify his passengers. His reputation and aviation skills land him on the CIA’s radar. Agent Monty Schafer () entices Seal to work for the CIA …

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