South Florida

  • 'Baywatch' review: This beach is littered with raunch

    'Baywatch' review: This beach is littered with raunch

    No formula for success exists regarding feature films based on late 20th century television shows. There are only odds favoring partial or complete failure. So that's comforting. But what about "21 Jump Street" and "22 Jump Street"? Didn't those movies work? Yes, they did. Especially the first...

  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' review: Speak no more, Jack Sparrow

    'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' review: Speak no more, Jack Sparrow

    The opening scene of the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" is a fitting metaphor for where we stand in this long franchise: A creaky old galleon is unceremoniously yanked up from the ocean depths and the only things aboard are cranky old ghosts. A weary, battered fifth chapter — "Pirates of the Caribbean:...

  • 'A Quiet Passion' review: Cynthia Nixon brings Emily Dickinson to life, joyously

    'A Quiet Passion' review: Cynthia Nixon brings Emily Dickinson to life, joyously

    In "A Quiet Passion," the period-drama veteran Terence Davies ("Sunset Song," "The House of Mirth") turns his attention to poet Emily Dickinson. The prolific writer may not have had the most cinematic existence — she spent most of her days holed up inside her childhood home — but that doesn't lessen...

  • 'Everything, Everything' review: A charming but shallow teen romance

    'Everything, Everything' review: A charming but shallow teen romance

    The sickly teen romantic weepy isn't exactly a new genre —consider the 1970 smash hit "Love Story" — but it's gained resurgence in the past few years with the runaway success of the likes of "The Fault in Our Stars." The success or failure of such a film, which can so often dip treacherously too...

  • Blue Star Museum program offers free museum entry for military and families

    Blue Star Museum program offers free museum entry for military and families

    The Blue Star Museum program kicks off on Memorial Day, offering soldiers and their families free visits to museums and gardens. The program, in its eighth year, offers free entry at more than 2,000 U.S. museums, art centers and botanical gardens for active duty, National Guard and Reserve military...

  • Freebie Friday: Free Dunkin' Donuts frozen coffee; free $10 Costco gift cards

    Freebie Friday: Free Dunkin' Donuts frozen coffee; free $10 Costco gift cards

    Happy Freebie Friday! This week's roundup includes a free taste of new frozen coffee at Dunkin' Donuts and a rare offer for free gift cards for joining Costco Wholesale. On Saturday, JC Penney is giving away $10 off $10 purchase coupons in stores. Arrive early to get one. If you're hitting the...

  • Free Dunkin' Donuts frozen coffee on Friday

    Free Dunkin' Donuts frozen coffee on Friday

    Try Frozen Dunkin' Coffee for free at Dunkin' Donuts Friday, May 19. The chain is giving away 3.5 ounce samples of the cool new beverage  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at participating locations nationwide. No coupon or purchase is necessary. The offer is one per customer. The new blended beverages can...

  • Free entry for 4 to Frost Science Museum and 11 other venues with Miami-Dade County library card

    Free entry for 4 to Frost Science Museum and 11 other venues with Miami-Dade County library card

    If you have a Miami-Dade County library card, use it to get free entry for a family of four at the Frost Science Museum, Vizcaya and 10 other venues. The Miami-Dade Public Library System participates in the Museum Pass Program, which offers members free entry for two adults and two children per...

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