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  • 'The Great Wall' review: Matt Damon vs. savage Chinese monster

    'The Great Wall' review: Matt Damon vs. savage Chinese monster

    In 1972 Richard M. Nixon visited the Great Wall of China. "I think that you would have to conclude," he said in his remarks, "that this is a great wall." In the Nixonian spirit, let's discuss director Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall." Watching it, you would have to conclude that this is a movie....

  • 'Starless Dreams' review: Documentary goes inside Iranian lock-up for young women

    'Starless Dreams' review: Documentary goes inside Iranian lock-up for young women

    At a girls' juvenile detention facility on the outskirts of Tehran, the inmates are hard cases, locked up on charges ranging from car theft and drug possession to premeditated murder. Consider that they've known nothing but poverty and exploitation, often in the form of physical and sexual abuse,...

  • 'Fist Fight' review: Ice Cube, Charlie Day get rough and raunchy

    'Fist Fight' review: Ice Cube, Charlie Day get rough and raunchy

    There's a scene near the end of the comedy "Fist Fight" — not long before the altercation promised in the title — that more than makes up for whatever weak-sauce comedic sins have gone before. Let's just say that the combo of Big Sean's unprintable hit rap, star Charlie Day's nebbishy physicality...

  • 'A Cure for Wellness' review: You can check out of this spa any time, but you can never leave

    'A Cure for Wellness' review: You can check out of this spa any time, but you can never leave

    Though Gore Verbinski has made a name for himself with large Hollywood studio pictures like "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "The Lone Ranger," he's always had a weird streak; a "one for them, one for me" mentality, interspersing in films like "The Weather Man" and "Rango." "A Cure for Wellness,"...

  • Free lunch and drink at Buca di Beppo

    Free lunch and drink at Buca di Beppo

    Grab your best friend and treat 'em to a free lunch and drink at Buca di Beppo with purchase. Use a coupon to get a free individual lunch item and drink with purchase of another from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Menu options include Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken, Salmon Sorrento, and an...

  • Best drink deals for National Margarita Day on Wednesday

    Best drink deals for National Margarita Day on Wednesday

    On the rocks, frozen, salt or no, Mexican hot spots are celebrating National Margarita Day on Wednesday with drink deals. I'll update with more offers as I get 'em. Ole! Bahama Breeze Island Grille: The classic margaritas is $2.22 at participating locations on Wednesday. Chili's: $5 premium margaritas...

  • Freebie Friday: Free eats at Smashburger, IKEA and retail coupons for Presidents Day sales

    Freebie Friday: Free eats at Smashburger, IKEA and retail coupons for Presidents Day sales

    Happy Freebie Friday! There's a three-day weekend on the horizon and I've got a huge list of freebies and retail coupons to save at Presidents Day sales. Use a coupon to get free eats at Smashburger. Starting Saturday, IKEA is also offering free meals in its restaurant with $100 furniture purchase....

  • Free eats at Smashburger with purchase

    Free eats at Smashburger with purchase

    Get free eats at Smashburger, again! The chain is giving away a free entree when you buy one at participating locations with a popular coupon it offered last year. Menu choices include the Classic Smash, Avocado Club, BBQ Bacon and Cheddar, among other choices, chicken sandwiches and salads. Sides...

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