Sunday, June 10, 2012
Fans of the original "Alien" movie should be ready for a 3D space tale that is out of this world.
A crew sets out to find the origins of man on a planet far, far away and finds thrills, frights and mammoth landscapes for the audience in "Prometheus." Director Ridley Scott, of the first "Alien" movie and "Blade Runner," put together a great thriller here. Noomi Rapace (the original Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) plays an archaeologist who, along with her boyfriend, is sent to find what some believe are the origins of humans on a faraway planet. Their mission is overseen by shady corporate big wigs Guy Pearce and Charlize Theron, with most of the corporate experiments being conducted by scene-stealer android David, played by Michael Fassbender. The title "Prometheus" is the name of the spaceship and also refers to the Greek mythological …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Sammy and Asher Howard, who were once motherless, malnourished babies in Ethiopia, are now on big screens across the U.S.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
A movie currently in theaters features 2-year-old Ethiopian twins who, as motherless, malnourished babies, were adopted by a Powder Springs couple about a year and a half ago. Scenes for What to Expect When You're Expecting—starring Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Rodrigo Santoro, Dennis Quaid and others—were being filmed in metro Atlanta when Ethiopian babies were needed as extras, Fox 5 reports. The station says that that's when parents Meredith and Kindred Howard answered the call, and their boys, Sammy and Asher, were picked to share the part of Lopez and Santoro's adopted son. But Meredith Howard writes in her blog that all the attention isn't about her family, and she and her husband "are not Toddlers and Tiaras type of parents." "We …
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Owned locally by B & R Salvage, Inc., this for-profit business has five locations in metro Atlanta, including one in Lithia Springs.
We're all watching our family budgets these days. Whether shopping with coupons or looking for two-for-one deals, we're taking advantage of all sorts of offers and savings that help us make our dollars as valuable as possible. Here are some that will hopefully stretch your dollars to the max: 1. Last Chance Thrift Store in Lithia Springs Deal: Owned locally by B & R Salvage, Inc., this for-profit business has five locations in metro Atlanta. The company stocks each location on a daily basis by the truck load. It has more than 5,000 items of resale merchandise, providing "a large, organized selection of quality used clothing and household items in a department store setting." B & R Salvage buys its merchandise from the Atlanta Alliance …