Movie Review: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″

Movie Review: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″

05/23/2014

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Entertainment, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS Although it surpasses its predecessor, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” (*** OUT OF ****) suffers from too many villains.  Meantime, audiences should prepare themselves for… Read More ›

[Gallery] The Scene – Issue 1089

[Gallery] The Scene – Issue 1089

05/23/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, The Scene with Rick Mason:

The Scene – issue 1089  

Rants, Raves and Circumstance – All schools, all the time.

05/23/2014

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CMSD, Columbus, Columns, Community, Featured, Opinion, Politics:

OPINION Rants, Raves and Circumstance BY BRIAN JONES brian.jones@packet-media.com All schools, all the time. CMSD Meets Three Times in One Week Over the past year,… Read More ›

Party at Our Place! May 1, 2014 – 5PM – 425 College Street

Party at Our Place! May 1, 2014 – 5PM – 425 College Street

05/01/2014

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Ad correction – Beale Street Trip – 1086

Ad correction – Beale Street Trip – 1086

05/01/2014

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Corrections:

The incorrect advertisement was run in this week’s paper. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Movie Review: “Non-Stop”

Movie Review: “Non-Stop”

04/29/2014

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Entertainment, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS   Despite its final quarter hour CGI shots of a bogus jetliner plunging earthward with two jet fighters flanking it, “Non-Stop” (**1/2 OUT OF… Read More ›

Movie Review: “300: Rise of an Empire”

Movie Review: “300: Rise of an Empire”

04/29/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS   The surprising thing about “300: Rise of an Empire” (*** OUT OF ****) is that the Motion Picture Association of America gave it… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Need for Speed”

Movie Review: “Need for Speed”

04/29/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS   The most interesting thing about “Need for Speed” (** OUT OF ****) is that it shuns computer generated imagery in its depiction of… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Divergent”

Movie Review: “Divergent”

04/29/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS   The immaculate cinematic adaptation of Veronica Roth’s futuristic bestseller “Divergent” (*** out of ****), set in a post-apocalyptic Chicago, is neither as gripping… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Sabotage”

Movie Review: “Sabotage”

04/29/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS   Most moviegoers will concede that Arnold Schwarzenegger is no longer the actor that he once was in the 1980s and 1990s. During his… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Noah”

Movie Review: “Noah”

04/29/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS   Visionary filmmaker Darren Aronofsky is an acquired taste. The Brooklyn-born, Harvard University graduate makes esoteric films with a film festival-oriented sensibility, and he… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Oculus”

Movie Review: “Oculus”

04/29/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS   Although it’s more fresh than original, “Oculus” (*** OUT OF ****) qualifies as a subtle but spooky supernatural saga. This creepy, complicated, psychological… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Movie Review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

04/29/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, The Cinematic Curmudgeon:

BY VAN ROBERTS   “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (**** OUT OF ****) gives super-hero sequels a good name. Not only is this$170 million blockbuster far better… Read More ›

Emergency Numbers, Emergency Shelter, and Other Available Assistance – Lowndes County

04/29/2014

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Community, News:

Emergency Helpline : 328-0200 – Serves an 8-county area. Please be patient and keep trying if you cannot get through, they have been receiving very… Read More ›

Market Street Festival Guide — THIS THURSDAY!

Market Street Festival Guide — THIS THURSDAY!

04/28/2014

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Business News, Columbus, Community, Entertainment, Featured:

In this Thursday’s issue, we will have a special pull-out — the 2014 Market Street Guide! Come on by our office Thursday evening from 5… Read More ›

Market Street Festival 2014 Music Lineup

Market Street Festival 2014 Music Lineup

04/22/2014

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Columbus, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Music:

Come on downtown and celebrate at the nineteenth annual Market Street Festival this weekend, May 2nd and 3rd. We will even have a little sneak… Read More ›

Columbus Police Chief Retires From Force

Columbus Police Chief Retires From Force

04/18/2014

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Columbus, Community, Crime, News, Op-Ed / Editorials, Opinion, Politics:

OPINION Colin Krieger Publisher The worst-kept secret in Columbus has finally come true, as multiple reliable sources have confirmed that Columbus Police Chief Selvain  “Lightning”… Read More ›

Ad correction (1083)

Ad correction (1083)

04/11/2014

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Featured:

An incorrect phone number was listed on this ad in our most recent issue. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused.

Ad correction – First Metropolitan – Issue 1081

Ad correction – First Metropolitan – Issue 1081

03/31/2014

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Corrections:

An advertisement we ran in 1081 was accidentally partially cut off. Here is the full/uncropped version.  

Classified ad – correction

03/28/2014

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The following Classified Ad was inadvertently left out of this week’s edition. REAL ESTATE – FOR SALE Building located on Jess Lyons Rd across from… Read More ›