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Planes: Fire and Rescue

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:22 am

Dusty Crophopper is an international celebrity, used to winning one aerial race after another. However, his gearbox is giving out. His fuselage is failing. It might be time to come up with life’s Plan B. That’s the start of Disney’s new kids cartoon, “Planes: Fire and Rescue” and it’s a strangely different one. Most children’s movies preach the California gospel of self-esteem, a contradictory creed (everyone is the same, everyone

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  • PLANET OF THE APES

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 8:27 am

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    In Rise of the Planet of the Apes something magic happened, the goose-bump inducing moment that Caesar says “NO,” one of the most enduring sci-fi franchises in cinematic history asserted its dominance on the contemporary blockbuster landscape. The series, continuing with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Dawn), has smarts, gorgeous innovation and pure, arresting entertainment. It’s ten years after the “simian flu” has wiped out all but a

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  • Earth To Echo

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:07 am

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    “Earth to Echo” is an engagingly unassuming “E.T.” knockoff, a kids’ movie that serves up a similar alien-with-kids story in “Blair Witch/Paranormal” shaky cam package. It has been over 30 years since “E.T. the Extraterrestrial,” so why not? Cast with cute, likable kids, given a few decent effects and having that found-footage “reality” of “The Blair Witch Project,” it doesn’t have the financial or emotional heft of the mythic “phone

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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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