There's a nightmare glaze to Jake Gyllenhaal's dreamboat eyes in Nightcrawler, a monster movie of a different sort than its title and Halloween release date suggests.
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Fright night The countdown to candy is finally ticking down to the last hours and this weekend is full of ways to drain the lifeblood out of this holiday. Vanilla Ice headlines Nocturnal's '90s-themed Halloweeen bash at Hogan's Beach, and the DJs will be …
Ballet was not an art form of the masses until Rudolf Nureyev came along in the 1960s. A Russian defector who became a European and American superstar, Nureyev brought ballet into mainstream, popular culture with his dramatic story line, brooding charisma and, of course, his astonishing …
Talking to Susan Boyle is a bit startling.
You will think it odd that I begin a preview of an outdoor arts festival with a mention of a program for teenagers who will soon "age-out" of the foster care system. That's because to talk about one, we really have to talk about the other.
Born to Ride Jam
With Molly Hatchet, Steve Augeri, Artimus Pyle Band, the Sting Police, Black Oak Arkansas, Swamp Da Wamp, Michael Allman, more
Halloween: Zombies and vampires and ghosties — oh my! It's their night Friday and all week long. If you haven't already hit the major attractions, it's time to catch Busch Garden's zombie-shooting Howl-O-Scream ($45-$65), Lowry Park Zoo's family-friendly ZooBoo ($18, $14 ages 3-11) or …
Keanu Reeves is the poster boy for John Wick but not this hyper-violent movie's niftiest bit of casting. That would be hiring an actor named Dean Winters for a thankless role as the bad guy's flunky.
Contributing to the delinquency of minors in Meatballs is how Bill Murray became a movie star, and can that really be 35 years ago? Time flew while we haven't always had fun, when Murray's actorly instincts took him elsewhere. St. Vincent brings him back, so it's got that going for it, which is nice.
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Times Festival of Reading Bestselling authors Debbie Macomber, Carl Hiaasen, R.L. Stine, Lisa Unger, Tammar Stein and The Daily Show's Aasiv Mandvi are just some of the many authors appearing at the 22nd annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading. It's all free, and it …