New this week
21 Jump Street: A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material, teen drinking and some violence. (HOR)
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A 9-year-old searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father. Rated PG-13 for emotional thematic material, some disturbing images and language. (BAY)
Le Havre: A political fairy tale about the French harbor town; a bohemian Frenchman provides temporary safe have to an illegal immigrant from Africa. Part of the Bay Film Series. Sunday, March 16, 2 and 5 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday, March 19-20, 6 p.m.; www.thebaytheatre.com. (BAY)
Hugo: Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. Rated PG for mild thematic material, some action/peril and smoking. (ST)
Act of Valor: An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent. Rated R for strong violence including some torture, and for language. (HOR)
The Artist: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break. Rated PG-13 for a disturbing image and a crude gesture. (ST)
Big Miracle: In small town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend on a campaign to save a family of gray whales. Rated PG for language. (GT9, ER)
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. Rated PG for brief mild language. (GT9)
Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance: As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images, and language. (HOR)
The Grey: In Alaska, an oil drilling team struggle to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wild. Rated R for violence/disturbing content including bloody images, and for pervasive language. (GT9)
John Carter: Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action. (HOR)
Journey 2 The Mysterious Island: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather. Rated PG for some adventure action, and brief mild language. (GT9)
My Week with Marilyn: Colin Clark, an employee of Sir Laurence Olivier's, documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe. Rated R for some language. (ST)
Safe House: A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. Rated R for strong violence throughout and some language. (GAR, HOR)
Silent House: Trapped inside her family's lakeside retreat, a young woman finds she is unable to contact the outside world. Rated R for disturbing violent content and terror. (HOR)
A Thousand Words: After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Rated PG-13 for sexual situations including dialogue, language and some drug-related humor. (GT9)
The Vow: A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again. Rated PG-13 for an accident scene, sexual content, partial nudity and some language. (HOR)
Wanderlust: Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options. Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, language and drug use. (GT9)
The Woman in Black: A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost. Rated PG-13 for thematic material and violence/disturbing images. (HOR)
Information is based on data available at press time from Traverse City area Carmike theaters (GT9, HOR), the State Theatre (ST), the Garden Theatre in Frankfort, (GAR) the Elk Rapids Cinema (ER), Cherry Bowl DriveIn (CB) and The Bay Theatre in Suttons Bay (BAY).
New this week
Community in Brief: 06/19/2013
Salon Art Show; dinner benefits 4-H group; ISLAND programs; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 06/18/2013
Breezeway Cruise; quilt show; Barn Market; and more.Continued ...
Historical Photo of the Week: 06/17/2013
Can any readers identify the people in this photo? (Click the photo at right to view it larger.)Continued ...
News from 100 years ago: 06/17/2013
H.S. HULL has added the launch “Hilda” to the fleet of boats on Lake Leelanau. It is said that there are to be some fast motor boat races pulled off on that lake this summer.Continued ...
Community Newsmakers: 06/17/2013
Eight local residents have been nominated for the 2013 National Cherry Festival Distinguished Senior Award.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 06/17/2013
Ac Paw garage sale donations; Food Bank open house; Grass River events; and more.Continued ...
- Sunday, June 16, 2013
Following the Freedom Riders
Six Leelanau County and 31 Detroit black, white and Hispanic high school students were scheduled this morning to board a bus for a two-week trip that retraces the steps of civil rights “Freedom Riders” into the Deep South a half century ago.Continued ...
Green reunion committee searches for classmates
Listen up, Traverse City High School Class of 1973: Your classmates want you!Continued ...
Garret Leiva: Best gift on dad's day is fatherhood
Today, millions of men will receive a tie, gadget or gizmo destined for the back of a closet. Most guys think it’s the greatest gift in the world — fatherhood.Continued ...
Best Sellers: 06/16/2013
Northwest Michigan — Hardcover fiction: 1. “And The Mountains Echoed” by Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead Books, $28.95.Continued ...
Terry Wooten: Native heirlooms spark imagination
When I was 6 years old Grandpa Helmboldt gave me an old Indian pipe made out of wild cherry wood.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 06/16/2013
Summer crafts; geneaology group meets; Haas Quintet performs; and more.Continued ...
Books in Brief: 06/16/2013
Notable author Dempsey in Leland; Horizon events coming up; Readers watching Big Brother.Continued ...
- Saturday, June 15, 2013
Nurse practitioners keep coming back to Haiti
Family nurse practitioner Mary Ellen Sanok used to wonder, as a little girl in church, why people ever would choose to go on missions to third-world countries.Continued ...
Mental Wellness: Preserve awe throughout life
Toddlers are amazing. My daughter explores the nuances of the word “no” with unrelenting talent. At times, it can be overwhelming, but it is her way of diving into the adventure and exploration of independence.Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 06/15/2013
Antique appraisals benefit Women's Fellowship; fund-raiser concert and dessert auction; and more.Continued ...
You're Needed: 06/15/2013
The Recipient Rights Advisory Committee at Munson Medical Center is looking for new members.Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 06/15/2013
Where and when to donate blood in northern Michigan:Continued ...
Health Newsmakers: 06/15/2013
The Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation received a $20,000 grant from the Art & Mary Schmuckal Family Foundation and a $2,000 grant from the Rotary Good Work Committee.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 06/15/2013
Jessica Abfalter, 29, of Grayling, a member of NMC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for two-year colleges, has been named a New Century Scholar and a Guistwhite Scholarship recipient.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 06/15/2013
School retirees meet; Notable author visits; tai chi in public; and more.Continued ...
- Friday, June 14, 2013
Erotic novel gets musical treatment
It’s raucous, sexy and naughty — everything a musical parody of the runaway bestselling erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” should be.Continued ...
National Geographic exhibit comes to Dennos
What gives at the Dennos Museum Center? “Dancing. Feathers, Shameless Exhibition,” says one flyer for its newest exhibition that opens Sunday and runs through Sept. 22.Continued ...
Actor John C. Reilly stages benefit for Vogue
An unexpected call from well-known actor John C. Reilly was a welcome surprise to supporters of Manistee’s Vogue Theatre.Continued ...
Weekend in Brief: 06/14/2013
Mushroom hunt; Consignment sale; Crafts and cars. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Community in Brief: 06/19/2013