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ON FILM: Movies like 'Transformers: The Last Knight' have an audience, but many of us aren’t in it

posted: 06/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

My friend saw 47 Meters Down and Rough Night over the weekend. He, quite reasonably, asked me what I thought of them. (He didn't like either one.)

Review: Transformers: The Last Knight

posted: 06/23/2017 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Michael Bay clearly takes pride in making movies critics don't like.

Previews

posted: 06/23/2017 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Transformers: The Last Knight

COMING ATTRACTIONS

posted: 06/23/2017 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Baby Driver, R A talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) -- who relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game -- decides after meeting the woman of his dreams (Lily James) to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break, until he's coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey). With Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Eiza Gonzalez, Paul Williams, Flea; directed by Edgar Wright. Opens Wednesday

Commentary: Hollywood dystopia or a lens into future?

posted: 06/23/2017 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Since the plagues of the Old Testament, we have contemplated the Apocalypse, the world rising in vengeance as men, women and children scurry across the brutal landscape of a lost paradise. Skies rain hail, locusts swarm, rivers turn to blood, darkness falls.

Cars 3 smokes Wonder Woman

posted: 06/23/2017 1:50 a.m. Discuss

LOS ANGELES -- Racing to the top, Walt Disney Co.'s Cars 3 unseated Warner Bros.' Wonder Woman after a two-week box-office reign.

Home Movies

posted: 06/23/2017 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Life, directed by Daniel Espinosa

Pixar tunes up its Cars franchise, keeps it going

posted: 06/23/2017 1:48 a.m. Discuss

In Hollywood, as it is everywhere, no one escapes from the ravages of time. Not the beautiful people who walk the red carpets. Not the power players who pull the strings in the executive suites.

Super Quiz: Cities in song titles

posted: 06/23/2017 1:47 a.m. Discuss

1. "Autumn in _________"

Helpful Hints

posted: 06/23/2017 1:46 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: How do you kill dust mites? I just moved into my first house, and I don't want any dust mites in my house.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 06/23/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. You'll thrive in many kinds of relationships this year. You'll have an easy give-and-take with some. For others it's a give and give, and this will teach you and grow your heart. You'll be repaid in July. Travel attracts new business in October.

On Christianity

posted: 06/23/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I never got along very well with my parents, and when I rebelled and left home I thought I was finally free. Well, I've done everything I ever wanted to do, but now I'm miserable and almost broke. I ought to go home, but I can't bring myself to do it. I don't know why I'm writing, but I guess you could pray for me.

DEAR ABBY: Serial father keeps chummy relationships with his exes

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I recently met a 28-year-old father of three I'm interested in. He seems wonderful. He's a hard worker, takes care of his responsibilities and is an amazing father to his children. They're all still very little, but they're great kids.

Music For Miles

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

We don't have to tell you that Northwest Arkansas is home for, and host of, some amazing creative talent. Our corner of the state also attracts some impressive names when it comes to nationally and internationally touring musical celebrities. But with our perfect position between some of the Midwest's biggest cities, even more famous names and concerts on a spectacular level are constantly landing just outside our borders. For those of you willing to drive just a couple hours up the road -- or even a few hours across state lines -- for a good show, this monthly calendar of major concerts happening in the region can help you decide which shows are worth your time and your gas.

VIDEO: Hitting The High Notes

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

"What they expect to get is some time on stage -- that's our big claim to fame."

FYI

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

TODAY (6/23)

VIDEO: More Than Music

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

"Dancing in the Street"

Opening Up, Branching Out

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Abram Shook's new album "Love At Low Speed," released June 16, allowed the musician to explore one creative departure after another. The album is his first use of string arrangements; it's the first time Shook pursued a cohesive thread -- lyrically and technically -- throughout the album; and the stories on "Low Speed" are contemplative self-reflections rather than the outward observations that make up the songs on his two previous projects.

LIVE! in NWA

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Today

Multiple Musical Tastes

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Highberry is coming home to The Farm. Back in 2010, Highberry started out as a Fourth of July party at the home of Jon Walker, CEO of Deadhead Productions, north of Eureka Springs. Since then, Highberry has taken place at either the Byrd Sanctuary or at Mulberry Mountain. In the years since, the event has grown into a mature music festival complete with multiple stages, art classes, vendors and enough camping space to accommodate thousands.

Sharing Memories

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Tom Hoehn calls his artwork -- and even showing it for the first time -- "selfish."

The Game Is Afoot

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

With "Sherlock Holmes School of Mystery," Fayetteville-based children's theater Arts Live will add yet another original script to its ever-growing list of original work. Penned by Executive Director Mark Landon Smith, the play takes place in a school for would-be detectives and is, says director Jules Taylor, a mix of comedy and mystery.

VIDEO: 'Life Skills Through Stage Skills'

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Trike Theatre's artistic director Kassie Misiewicz says that the Bentonville-based children's theater's summer Youth Theatre Production Camp is operating a little differently this year.

NW COMING ATTRACTIONS

posted: 06/23/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Baby Driver, R A talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) -- who relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game -- decides after meeting the woman of his dreams (Lily James) to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break, until he's coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey). With Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Eiza Gonzalez, Paul Williams, Flea; directed by Edgar Wright. Opens Wednesday

Restaurant Transitions: Midtown Billiards reopening set; The Main Cheese closes; La Hacienda to return soon

posted: 06/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Work to rebuild the bar, billiards and burger joint Midtown Billiards, 1316 Main St., Little Rock, gutted by a Sept. 19 fire, has gone more slowly than expected, says general manager David Shipps, but all will be in readiness for the June 30 grand reopening, 3 p.m-5 a.m. Tickets -- $20 for happy hour, $25 for late-night, available online at centralarkansastickets.com/events/grande-re-opening -- guarantee membership in the private club; the late-night ticket includes the cover charge for the opening-night band and a free commemorative Midtown Sharpie. Hours will once again be 3 p.m.-5 a.m. daily. The phone number remains (501) 372-9990.

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