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  • Last-minute Halloween roundup

    Last-minute Halloween roundup
    Alright, you slowpoke spirits. There's too many Halloween events to choose from this year, but time to buckle down. After the kids are in their sugar coma, here's a few party options for the big kids. - An early one first: Tonight's the night for the...
  • Overindulgent tech fest 'Open Windows' deserves defenestration

    Overindulgent tech fest 'Open Windows' deserves defenestration
    Before the tedious and convoluted cyber-thriller "Open Windows" is said and done, you may feel like jumping out of one. Despite its daring approach, this is annoying filmmaking of the first order from writer-director Nacho Vigalondo ("Timecrimes"). In...
  • 'Always Woodstock' has its rom-com hits and misses

     'Always Woodstock' has its rom-com hits and misses
    "I feel like I'm trying too hard," says Catherine Brown (Allison Miller), the nascent singer-songwriter at the center of "Always Woodstock." The same could be said of the film's writer-director, Rita Merson, whose overly familiar coming-of-age piece works...
  • 'The Toy Soldiers' is a tangled web of damaged souls

     'The Toy Soldiers' is a tangled web of damaged souls
    More is decidedly less in "The Toy Soldiers," an unfortunate, way overlong ensemble melodrama nominally set in mid-1980s Southern California. Writer-producer-director Erik Peter Carlson has clearly put his heart and soul into this saga involving a...
  • Universal Studios to open Beijing theme park in 2019

    Universal Studios to open Beijing theme park in 2019
    After 13 years of negotiations and planning, Universal Parks & Resorts said Monday it would open a $3.3-billion, 300-acre theme park in Beijing. The company and its Chinese partners did not set an opening date, but state-run media said the complex would...
  • Sister Hazel celebrates 20 years

    Sister Hazel celebrates 20 years
    Here's an idea that not too many rock bands last long enough to execute: Sister Hazel's "20 Stages" is a new CD/DVD and two-disc vinyl release that celebrates the Gainesville group's 20th anniversary with 20 songs recorded on 20 different tour stops....
  • 'Steve Harvey' coming to Universal Orlando

    'Steve Harvey' coming to Universal Orlando
    Steve Harvey is taking his Chicago-based daytime talk show on the road for the first time, and he is coming to Universal Orlando Resort next month. He will tape five shows Nov. 4-6 in front of a live audience at Universal's CityWalk Lagoon Stage....
  • NASCAR restaurant closing at Universal CityWalk

    NASCAR Sports Grille, a mainstay at Universal CityWalk since the entertainment complex opened in 1999, will close Nov. 1. The racing-themed restaurant, which serves American-style food such as burgers, ribs, sandwiches and pasta, will continue lunch and...
  • Universal unveils military discount

    Universal unveils military discount
    Universal Orlando Resort has announced new discounts exclusively for active duty and retired members of the military. They can get two free days at Universal parks with the purchase of a one-day, park-to-park ticket.  Tickets are available until Nov. 30...
  • Don't fear: Plenty of memorable October concerts in Orlando

    October is a month for frights, but there's no need to fear a lack of options on the concert scene. Music fans can choose among an array of musical styles and venues. There will be a return performance by a salsa king and a two-night homecoming stand by...
  • 'Plastic' a slick, 'Ocean's Eleven'-type crime caper

     'Plastic' a slick, 'Ocean's Eleven'-type crime caper
    The slick, fast-paced "Plastic" is a guilty pleasure of a crime thriller involving an intrepid quartet of credit card-scamming young Brits. As mindless entertainment goes, it's a pretty watchable time-passer. Based in part on a true story, the film...