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Mockingjay Part 1

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:01 am

Katniss Everdeen becomes the face of a revolution in “Mockingjay — Part 1,” The film-makers have kept Collins’s best lines, allowing Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, as Katniss’s two love rivals, to show off their genuine acting skills and Woody Harrelson and Philip Seymour Hoffman — orchestrating violence by means of propaganda — to make us chuckle. For the millions who have read Collins’ bestselling trilogy and are awaiting this

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  • Big Hero 6

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 10:34 am

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    As the Disney-Marvel mash-up “Big Hero 6” moves toward its big-action finale, the images will look strikingly familiar. A supervillain wreaks havoc. A portal to another dimension looms. A showdown goes airborne over a metropolis. It could be the finale of a dozen superhero films, with one difference: “Big Hero 6” is animated. But the majority of comic-book films are also computer-generated, particularly their large set pieces. Never has that

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  • Interstellar

    Posted on November 6, 2014 at 8:38 am

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    Since his breakthrough with the backward-running “Memento,” Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time. In “Interstellar,” he slips into its very fabric, shaping its flows and exploding its particles. It’s an absurd endeavor. And it’s one of the most sublime movies of the decade. As our chief large-canvas illusionist, Nolan’s kaleidoscope puzzles have often dazzled more than they have moved, prizing brilliant, hocus-pocus architecture over emotional interiors. But a

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Summerfest in Monteagle

Posted on June 18, 2014 at 8:51 am

The schedule for Summerfest in Monteagle includes: Thursday, June 19: 10:00 a.m. – Children’s Program – May Justus Memorial Library – Monteagle 11:00 a.m. – Bible Lecture: Dr. Lauren F. Winner “Overlooked Images for God” #3 – “God as Mother” – MSSA 8:15 p.m. – Performance: “Mark Twain on Stage” A Magical Evening of Theater with John Chappell – MSSA Friday, June 20: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Stop

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  • Discover Tracy City

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 8:49 am

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      Have you always yearned to make delicious bread? Are you interested in the history and culture of the local area? Discover Tracy City, with sessions every Monday and Friday, June 27 through Labor Day at Dutch Maid Bakery, the Heritage Center, and Flury’s Market, will give participants the opportunity to explore Tracy City, bake with the owner of Dutch Maid Bakery, and enjoy a picnic lunch at Grundy Lakes.

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  • Bonnaroo Survival Guide 2014

    Posted on June 11, 2014 at 9:16 am

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      LIFESTYLES EDITOR kali bolle   Tonight the gates will open to what traditionally becomes one of happiest places on earth for four days each summer. Thousands of music lovers will begin their descent upon The Farm for four, fun-filled days of music, food, art and much more known as the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. While a good attitude and a wristband are really the only requirements for the

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