“RoboCop”

“RoboCop”

The original “RoboCop” — and here we must underscore the word “original” — worked, as so many unlikely classics do, on a number of levels. Let’s reduce that number to two, for easy contrast with its flaccid offspring, also named “Robocop” but unworthy of the mantle. One: The 1987 “RoboCop” was a violent, vulgar, inventive, […]

Discover Dave at Documentary Screening

Discover Dave at Documentary Screening

The documentary “Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay” will be screened at the main branch of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library on Wednesday, February 26. The film is based on the life of the Edgefield, South Carolina, slave named David Drake who created pottery in the 1800s. The documentary was released in September 2013 and […]

“The Lego Movie”

“The Lego Movie”

“The Lego Movie” is one of the funniest, most madcap animated movies of recent memory, and perhaps ever. It’s like pouring Mentos and Diet Coke straight into your brainpan while doing backflips on a trampoline and staring through a kaleidoscope. It’s like being submerged in candy and tickled by seraphim. “The Lego Movie” is like […]