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  • 'Autumn Blood' sheds gratuitous violence

     'Autumn Blood' sheds gratuitous violence
    Set in a lawless town in the Austrian mountains, the English-language "Autumn Blood" seems at first like something along the lines of "The Sound of Music" as re-imagined by Michael Haneke. But whereas Haneke's films grapple with the blunt force of...
  • F-bomb-filled 'Swearnet' loses steam after awhile

     F-bomb-filled 'Swearnet' loses steam after awhile
    Comic actors Mike Smith, John Paul Tremblay and Robb Wells portrayed the rude-and-lewd troika known as the Trailer Park Boys in the eponymous hit Canadian TV series as well as in TV specials and feature films. Now the three play versions of themselves,...
  • Hop on these Easter dining specials

    Hop on these Easter dining specials
    Easter dinner with family and friends is a much anticipated spring occasion. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes. Here is a sampling of where to enjoy a...
  • Towering I-Drive observation wheel scheduled for 2015 opening

    Towering I-Drive observation wheel scheduled for 2015 opening
    The Orlando Eye, the 400 foot-tall observation wheel being built on International Drive, should be ready for opening by the spring of 2015. That's a few months later than developer Chuck Whittall had hoped — he was shooting for Dec. 31 — but...
  • Potterwatch: Leaky Cauldron restaurant, round trips on Hogwarts Express, loads of not-shared details coming to Universal

    Potterwatch: Leaky Cauldron restaurant, round trips on Hogwarts Express, loads of not-shared details coming to Universal
    Universal Orlando unveiled details on a handful of restaurants planned for CityWalk on Thursday -- plus confirmed, it confirmed an expected one for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion set for Universal Studios theme park. Yes, as many have...
  • Universal CityWalk's new tenants include Cowfish, Hot Dog Hall of Fame

    Universal CityWalk's new tenants include Cowfish, Hot Dog Hall of Fame
    Eight eateries — including one that touts sushi and beef — will be introduced or revamped at Universal CityWalk by June, officials said Thursday. "The basic idea was simple; hard to execute but simple: Create the best-in-category of...
  • Getting table at Disney's Be Our Guest takes patience, planning

    Getting table at Disney's Be Our Guest takes patience, planning
    Mon dieu, just try getting a table for dinner at Be Our Guest, the fancy French restaurant at the Magic Kingdom. You'll have to be a skillful planner and know your schedule six months ahead. That's how far in advance Walt Disney World takes reservations...
  • What's coming to Orlando theme parks in 2014

    What's coming to Orlando theme parks in 2014
    Look for additions small and large at Orlando's theme parks in 2014. Although the attractions, for the most part, haven't set exact dates yet, here are some that are worth watching. •Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, Universal...
  • Can 2014 live up to hype, hopes for Orlando theme parks?

    Can 2014 live up to hype, hopes for Orlando theme parks?
    We should feel pretty confident about many aspects of what 2014 will hold for theme parks and attractions. Sure, a certain boy wizard will play a key role, and a group of height-challenged cast members are expected to raise a ruckus in the middle of...
  • Viewing the World Cup from Southern California

    Viewing the World Cup from Southern California
    Can’t make it to Brazil? That doesn’t mean you can’t elbow your way through a crowd of drunken fans to a front-row seat for this summer’s World Cup, which kicks off Thursday. Viewing parties are scheduled all over Southern...
  • Universal CityWalk: Jamaican Independence Day celebration set for Saturday

    Universal CityWalk: Jamaican Independence Day celebration set for Saturday
    Bob Marley -- a Tribute to Freedom,  a nightclub at Universal CityWalk, will mark Jamaican Independence Day with a celebration on Saturday. The event will include live reggae music, food and drink specials, Jamaican and African merchandise sales,...