"This is all icing on the cake," Thunder Mountain High School coach Kris Coffee said after the Falcons' 2-0 loss in the consolation bracket of the state high school soccer championships at Eagle River on Friday. "They knew that they were improving and getting better and I felt that this year they finally believed that they could do it. There was never any doubt in their minds. That is what you want. You want kids to feel good about themselves and have fun."
...a decision would reverse a more than $1.5 billion effort that's been continuing since 2001.Meanwhile, a $42 million Battle Area Complex at Schofield has yet to be fully used for Stryker maneuvers and gunnery because depleted uranium from an old weapons...
Opens Friday, Sep 13, 2013 Synopsis: A veteran basketball coach whips a talented American breakdancing troupe into shape for the biggest b-boy competition in the world in this kinetic dance drama starring Lost's Josh Holloway. For breakdancers, winning the Battle of the Year is like taking the gold medal in the Olympics. Though the competition originated in the U.S., no American has taken the top prize in the past 15 years. A former b-boy with his eyes on the prize, L.A. hip-hop icon Dante (Laz Alonso) is determined to change that. But it's not going to be easy. In order to get the job done, Dante recruits his old friend Blake (Holloway) to help form a b-boy troupe comprised of the best dancers in the country. Having previously coached a basketball team to victory before falling on hard times, Blake knows a thing or two about winning. But with the competition just three weeks away, they'll need a small miracle to reclaim the Battle of the Year for their country. Undaunted, Dante and Blake prepare to dazzle the judges with the kind of moves that will prove b-boy culture is still alive and kicking in the country where it was born. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Josh Holloway, Laz Alonso, Josh Peck, Caity Lotz, Chris Brown Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
...teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking...7 p.m. Monday, May 27. A 2007 PBS documentary on the Battle of Attu. Veterans get in free.Gathr Films preview: "100...
Opens Friday, Nov 1, 2013 Synopsis: A brilliant young strategist rises to the top of his class in Battle School while training to defend Earth against hostile aliens intent on exterminating the entire human race in this sci-fi epic based on the celebrated novel by Orson Scott Card. In the not-too-distant future, our planet has come under attack from a hostile race of aliens known as the Formics. Incredibly, fearless International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley) sent them fleeing back into the stars, becoming a living legend in the process. But decorated Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) knows that the Formics will soon return even stronger than they were before, and he's determined to find a new hero who can meet them head on. Enter Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a modest young man with vast untapped potential. Upon being recruited into Battle School, Ender partakes in a grueling series of simulations, effortlessly mastering ever challenge presented to him. Celebrated by his peers and respected by his superiors, Ender is quickly promoted to Command School, where the one and only Mazer Rackham provides him with the knowledge and tools needed to save mankind from certain extinction. As the final battle approaches, Ender prepares to embrace his destiny as one of the greatest heroes in the history of planet Earth. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Brendan Meyer Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Nov 8, 2013 Synopsis: Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returns to do battle with Malekith, the vengeful leader of a primordial race that seeks to destroy the Nine Realms, in this big-budget comic book adventure set after the events of Marvel's The Avengers. With even Odin (Anthony Hopkins) unable to protect Asgard against the approaching darkness, The God of Thunder reunites with Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to save the Nine Realms from certain destruction. Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skaesgard, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, and Tadanobu Asano co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: A teenage girl finds herself transported to a secret universe where she must join forces with a team of whimsical creatures to battle the forces of evil that are trying to destroy their world in this adventure comedy based on author William Joyce's illustrated children's book The Leaf Men. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Beyoncé Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Christoph Waltz Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: A solitary drone repairman working on a war-ravaged planet Earth becomes humanity's last hope for survival in this ambitious sci-fi epic from Tron Legacy director Joseph Kosinski, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes producer Peter Chernin. In the distant future, Earth has been decimated by an intergalactic battle against an alien race known as the Scavs. The majority of mankind has been evacuated, leaving just a few solitary drone repairmen remaining on the planet's surface. Their job is simple -- stand guard over the ruins of a once-great empire by patrolling the skies, and ensuring the drones continue to function. Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is nearing the end of his mission to extract resources essential to the survival of the human race when he witnesses a spacecraft fall from the sky. Upon investigating, Jack discovers the capsule contains a mysterious woman. With mission control watching his every move from high up above the clouds, Jack embarks on a spectacular adventure that will not only challenge everything he's been taught about mankind's most defining battle, but perhaps alter the entire course of human history as well. Olga Kurylenko and Morgan Freeman co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Melissa Leo Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Jul 19, 2013 Synopsis: The Dark Horse comic R.I.P.D. is adapted by Universal Pictures with this fantasy crime film focusing on a newly deceased cop (Ryan Reynolds) who's drafted into a squad of zombie cops that battle the supernatural. Red's Robert Schwentke directs, with Jeff Bridges co-starring as his partner and Kevin Bacon playing the villain. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stephanie Szostak Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Jun 7, 2013 Synopsis: Writer/director Joss Whedon (Serenity, Marvel's The Avengers) gives William Shakespeare's beloved battle-of-the-sexes comedy a contemporary makeover in this feature adaptation starring Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof. In the wake of an eventful trip abroad, Claudio (Fran Kranz) and Benedick (Denisof) arrive safely back in their hometown of Messina, where Claudio wastes no time declaring his love for Hero (Jillian Morgese). Alas, when clever Benedick learns that his friend has poured his heart out to the daughter of powerful governor Leonato (Clark Gregg), he chides his old friend relentlessly over the syrupy assertion while engaging Leonato's outspoken niece Beatrice (Acker) in a series of spirited debates. Meanwhile, somewhere amidst all of the pointed insults and playful barbs, something that strangely resembles true love seems to blossom between Benedick and Beatrice. Nathan Fillion, Reed Diamond, and Sean Maher co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, Reed Diamond Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
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