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Retirees’ community mirrors The Villages

The community in the movie "Poms" bears a resemblance to The Villages. Villages-News.com film critic Jack Petro recently took in the Diane Keaton comedy at the Rialto Theater.

‘Escape Room’ provides little room for escape

Villages-News.com film critic Jack Petro recently saw the thriller “Escape Room” and has our review. The movie is currently showing at the Rialto Theater.

‘Robin Hood’ lacks flash and dash in days of old

No one can deny the appealing theme. Robin Hood is known as the “Prince of the Thieves” in this fifteenth century English melodrama.  He...

‘A Private War’ tells story of war correspondent who risks it all for the...

Marie Colvin is an American war correspondent working for the British publication, The Sunday Times. She is relentless in her pursuit of exposing the...

‘Beautiful Boy’ offers anti-drug message but little entertainment

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug. Known on the street as meth or crystal meth, it is so addictive that a single injection can...

Submarines play tag under polar cap in thrilling ‘Hunter Killer’

The latest U.S. attack submarine, the Arkansas, is on the prowl under the ice cap of the north Atlantic. It is seeking to rescue...

‘Slipaway’ is a smooth ride

A recent widow in her early 80’s, Fall (Elaine Partnow) sells her home and buys a two-mast sailing yacht named the Slipaway. She has...

‘Puzzle’ searches for life’s meaning gathered from small pieces

Agnes (Kelly Macdonald) has fulfilled her duties as wife and mother as described by the Catholic church. She has a loving, devoted husband and...

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ sets new high for thriller franchise

It starts with agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) receiving his instructions via the usual tape recorder.  Right on cue, his assignment is proposed, followed...

Bad language dulls laughs in ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’

Morgan (Kate McKinnon) and Audrey (Mila Kunis) are pals who run around the world seeking adventure. Audrey's boyfriend, unbeknownst to her, is a spy played...