Even with a full tank of gasoline, a modified engine, and an assortment of expert drivers, “Fast & Furious 6” spends more time trying to avoid getting into a car accident than living in the fast lane with confidence.
High-quality animation notwithstanding, the not-so epic “Epic” relies too heavily on clichés plucked from previous “save-nature-from-evil” movies and celebrity voices devoid of enthusiasm.
J.J. Abrams’ second installment of the Star Trek movies, “Star Trek Into Darkness,” is as visually spectacular as it is emotionally gripping, presenting the world with an exhilarating sci-fi adventure that will leave audiences wowed.
CARLSBAD — The New Village Arts Theatre brings the portrayal of an older couple battling with each other over how to live life after retirement and child raising, and their subsequent strange encounter in the production of Edward Albee’s “Seascape.”
SOLANA BEACH — This month, singer Sophie Barker and her band, along with fellow British alt-music group The Egg are embarking on a West Coast tour.
CARLSBAD — New Village Arts sent out a call to artists for mural designs that would represent Carlsbad Village. The result is four “impactful” murals that are currently being created.
All brawn and no brains, “Pain & Gain” is a disgrace to the true story that it claims it wants to tell and a waste of power for the talented people involved.
OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Theatre Company is bringing womens issues to center stage with “Parallel Lives,” a comedy by Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy. With its abundance of humor and quirky characters, the show is a far cry from the likes of “The Vagina Monologues” and “Menopause, the Musical”.
OCEANSIDE — As far as productions go, filmmaker Rocky Powell has worked with budgets twice as large and shooting schedules lasting only days long.