America Director behind the conservative schlock-fest 2016: Obama’s America envisions the world without his infallible nation. (PG-13) (AMC Dutch Square, Regal Columbiana, Regal Sandhill)
Deliver Us From Evil Demonic possession spreads zombie-style through New York City. Cue the over-the-top scares. (R) (Regal Columbia, AMC Dutch Square, Carmike 14, Regal Pastime Pavilion, Regal Sandhill)
Earth to Echo Straying slightly from E.T.’s formula, a group of kids help an alien robot reunite with his people. (PG-13) (Regal Columbia, AMC Dutch Square, Regal Columbiana, Regal Pastime Pavilion, Regal Sandhill)
Tammy Once more, Melissa McCarthy plays an unhinged vagabond in what promises to be a laugh-a-minute thrill ride. (R) (Regal Columbia, AMC Dutch Square, Regal Columbiana, Regal Pastime Pavilion, Regal Sandhill)
22 Jump Street More bromantic buddy-cop shtick. More over-the-top gags. Same well-matched leads. (R)
Bears Born cute, brown bears grow to become formidable forest dwellers. Witness the transformation. (G)
Blended Adam Sandler takes a sure-to-be-intelligent-and-racially sensitive trip to Africa. Psych! (PG-13)
Chef Jon Favreau quits his job as a chef to open a food truck — pretty much the most 2014 premise possible. (PG-13)
Edge of Tomorrow It’s Groundhog Day with guns and Tom Cruise in this intentionally repetitious sci-fi thriller. (PG-13)
The Fault in Our Stars Heartbreaking young adult tale of young cancer patients who fall in love hits the big screen. (PG-13)
Godzilla Gareth Edwards ventures to bring some grit back to Godzilla after that oh-so-silly 1998 misfire. (PG-13)
How to Train Your Dragon 2 Dragon-riding boy meets estranged dragon-expert mom, fights more baddies while riding dragons. (PG)
The Immigrant Polish woman arrives in 1920s New York and is sucked into a life of prostitution by a charming villain. (R)
Jersey Boys Clint Eastwood directs as the musical story of Frankie Valli’s Four Seasons hits the big screen. Wait, what? (R)
Maleficent Angelina Jolie portrays the titular witch from Sleeping Beauty in a Wicked-esque “true story” adaptation. (PG)
Million Dollar Arm Failing sports agent seeks first elite pitcher from India in a bid to save his career — Disney style. (PG)
A Million Ways to Die in the West After making a teddy bear say dirty words, Seth MacFarlane raunches up the Old West. (R)
Mom’s Night Out Moms leave dads with the kids for a night out. Dads lose baby. Gender roles reinforced. (PG)
Mr. Peabody & Sherman Based on the beloved cartoon, this computer-animated adventure will do its best not to stomp on your childhood memories. (PG)
Neighbors A new dad (Seth Rogen) gets caught in a pissing contest with his frat-president neighbor (Zac Efron). (R)
Noah Darren Aronofsky takes on another protagonist driven in a way none of his peers understand. But this dude has an ark. (PG-13)
Oculus A woman attempts to prove that the murder her brother committed was actually supernatural. Cue the spooks. (R)
Obvious Child A struggling comedian gets pregnant during a one-night stand and struggles to figure out her next move. (R)
The Railway Man A former WWII POW goes on a journey to the East to face his one-time captor and torture. (R)
Think Like a Man Too More Kevin Hart yelling frantically. More girls-versus-guys antics. But this time, they’re in Vegas. (PG-13)
Transformers: Age of Extinction Mark Wahlberg steps in for Shia LaBeouf to help good robots fight bad robots. (PG-13)
X-Men: Days of Future Past Through some time-bending telepathy, two generations of mutants strive to save the future. Nerds rejoice. (PG-13)
Relaxation, Pain Management, and Stress Relief
Licensed massage therapist Allison Morris of AMR Massage is offering 50% off your first session and every 5th session free of charge. Click here for location, hours, and more information.
Happy Hour and Sushi Specials All Week
Red Bowl in Lexington now has great early bird and late night sushi specials 7 days a week, as well as 99-cent kids meals on Saturdays! Click here for special information and hours.
New Downtown Dessert and Coffee Bar!
Tony’s Italian Eatery has teamed up with Southern Charm Sweets to bring you the highest quality dessert selection in the downtown area. 1120 Washington St., Suite 2. Find us on Facebook!
Trustus Theatre Presents Evil Dead, The Musical
This musical version of Sam Raimi’s cult classic films promises to serve up more humor than horror. You can read more and purchase your tickets here.
A Healthy Happy Hour
4-7 p.m at Good Life Cafe on Main St. Try our $4 local draft beers, $4 organic wine, 1/2 off select bottles of house wine and $5 handcrafted house cocktails with juices cold pressed and made daily. Click here for more info.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18:
U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com
Real Estate Spotlight
Concord Park From the $150’s. Off 12th St. Extension. 803.419.2227. mungo.com
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ST. ANDREWS COMMONS APARTMENTS 1 & 2 BR’s available with many amenities. Close to everywhere YOU WANT TO BE! 1200 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC. Click here for more info.
WATERFORD APARTMENTS 1 & 2 BR’s available with many amenities. Prime location, and plenty of space. Live large at Waterford Apartments. Bring in our ad in Free Times for $50 off your application fee. 1340 Longcreek Dr., Columbia, SC. Click here for more info.
GABLE HILL APARTMENTS 1, 2 & 3 BR’s available with many amenities. Surround yourself with Southern comforts at Gable Hill Apartments! Bring in our ad in Free Times for $50 off your application fee. 310 Ross Rd, Columbia, SC. Click here for more info.
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