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  • 'Alex Cross': Nothing original in this origin story ★★

    'Alex Cross': Nothing original in this origin story ★★
    Not that we needed it, and pardon the trace elements of contempt regarding the familiarity of this particular narrative hook, but: Yet another serial killer movie hits theaters this week. In "Alex Cross," Tyler Perry, way, way out of his signature drag...
  • Zero-star 'Alex Cross' review: A thriller that cannot be taken seriously

    Zero-star 'Alex Cross' review: A thriller that cannot be taken seriously
    Zero stars (out of four) Without referencing early 1990s rappers Kris Kross, I see no way to write a less-menacing tagline than the one on the poster for “Alex Cross”: “Don’t ever cross Alex Cross.” This thriller plays like...
  • Tyler Perry no foe for 'Paranormal Activity 4' at box office

    With "Paranormal Activity 4" expected to dominate the box office this weekend, Tyler Perry may be haunted by his decision to star in "Alex Cross." The fourth installment in the popular horror franchise will easily claim No. 1, debuting with around $50...
  • Fourth 'Paranormal' is No. 1, but opens well below predecessors

    Fourth 'Paranormal' is No. 1, but opens well below predecessors
    "Paranormal Activity 4" may have claimed No. 1 at the box office this weekend, but its opening may be frightening Paramount Pictures about the future of its horror franchise. The fourth entry in the low-budget series -- which began playing at 9 p.m....
  • Reel Critics: 'Paranormal' tricks and treats

    The essence of enjoying a scary movie is that we can hit our target heart rate while enjoying large quantities of snacks. Cardio and candy — a win-win. I was predisposed to find "Paranormal Activity 4" a total waste of time, aside from my...
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, barreling through my advance copy of Karen Russell's Swamplandia! Stay tuned for a review. - I'm increasingly fond of the events coming through the doors at Urban ReThink lately. Next up is a release party for “Fragmentation +...
  • Tyler Perry takes on a role Morgan Freeman made famous

     
    Tyler Perry has been cast as the detective that Morgan Freeman played in a couple of films, including “Kiss the Girls.” “I, Alex Cross” is a reboot of the Cross character's franchise, according to Variety. James Patterson's Alex...
  • Summit picks up Tyler Perry/Alex Cross tale from James Patterson

     
    Maybe it raised an eyebrow or three, the news that Tyler Perry would star in a re-booted version of Alex Cross, the James Patterson detective hero Morgan Freeman brought to the big screen in a few films some years back. Bit f a stretch for Perry, you...
  • Colonial, MVC, Schuylkill League track capsules

     
    COLONIAL LEAGUE TRACK & FIELD CAPSULES BANGOR Co-coaches: Mark Hopstetter and Andy Hartzell, 3rd year Last year: Boys, 10-1; girls, 10-1 Top returnees: (BOYS) Dan Falcone, sr., sprints; Jonah Ruggiero, jr., sprints; Colin Boyle, sr., mid-distance/hurdles;...
  • Children’s activities, adult author panels at UCF Book Festival

     
    Here's more on the UCF Orlando Book Festival, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at UCF Arena. (I wrote an earlier story with details on the festival and interviews with authors T.R. Simon and Victoria Bond here: UCF Book Festival hosts Zora Neale...
  • Charlaine Harris sells 1 million Kindle ebooks

     
    Charlaine Harris is the fourth author to sell 1 million Kindle ebooks....