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“Exorcist” Meets “Law & Order: SVU” in “Deliver Us From Evil”

By James Scott | Thursday, July 3, 9:28 am
The film works because these same characters could carry a non-supernatural police procedural just as well.

Bay Attempts Reboot in Transformers: Age of Extinction

I'm still suffering from sensory overload.

Cruise Retakes Normandy—from Aliens, not Nazis—in “Edge of Tomorrow”

I didn't see Edge of Tomorrow when it first came out because I was overloaded on special effects films. That was a mistake.

Hill and Tatum Move Into “22 Jump Street”

I have to respect any movie that outsmarts me, no matter how stupid it is. Don't say it.

“Divergent” Castmates Reunite in “The Fault In our Stars”

Only in Hollywood does cancer render you more witty and glamorous, but it's still not worth the tradeoff.

Frontier Laid Bare in A Million Ways to Die in the West

The next time some neo-Luddite indignantly asks, "Well, how do you think people 150 years ago survived without electricity or running water," you can tell them, "They didn't."

“Odd Thomas” Sees Dead People, Does Something About It

Has director Stephen Sommers done sufficient penance for Van Helsing? Odd Thomas says "yes."

Movies For Memorial Day

Most Americans will, thankfully, never experience combat, only because of those who have.

Favreau Serves It Up as “Chef”

Please dine before attending Chef, or you won't be able to see anything but its mouth-watering dishes.

There’s No Place Like Home in “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

If you're a fan of this series, you can't help but love a film that unites the original X-cast with their younger counterparts.

Edwards’ No-Nonsense “Godzilla” Tramples Cities and People Beneath His Notice

There's NOTHING silly about this Godzilla. He's terrifying.
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Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18:

Blue Marlin

1200 Lincoln St.
, 803-799-3838

The Vista, Columbia

Cafe Strudel

300 State St., 803-794-6634

West Columbia

The Southern Belly BBQ

1332 Rosewood Dr., 803-667-9533


100 State St., 803-791-3443
West Columbia

Il Giorgione
 Pizzeria & Wine Bar

2406 Devine St., 803-521-5063

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