“Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”

“Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”

The evening after I watched it, someone asked what my favorite part of “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” was. Upon reflection, I realized there’s no such thing. The latest espionage flick featuring America’s stodgy answer to James Bond, “Shadow Recruit” takes Jack Ryan out of the Tom Clancy canon (the late author receives only a “characters […]

Holocaust Exhibit Comes to the Downtown Library

Holocaust Exhibit Comes to the Downtown Library

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, in partnership with the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, is bringing the traveling exhibit “Witness to the Holocaust: WWII Veteran William Alexander Scott III at Buchenwald” to Augusta. The exhibit will be on display at the library’s Main/Headquarters Branch on Telfair Street in downtown Augusta from January 25 to February […]

“Lone Survivor”

“Lone Survivor”

“Lone Survivor” underscores the boldness of its title in the first scene, in which Mark Wahlberg, playing the real-life Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, appears bloody and mangled on an operating room table, flatlining. This, it turns out, is your lone survivor: The guy who’s borderline dead. One of the grittiest, most grueling war movies ever […]