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Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2017 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

It has been a few years since my family visited Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia, so we were beyond excited to be able to return to the theme park for a quick but thrilling one-day...

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Is A Home Run [Review]

 There’s a new webslinger swinging around Queens, New York fighting crime and catching bad guys, and while Spider-Man’s first solo film within the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is definitely a Homecoming on multiple...

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Latest ‘Transformers’ Is A Rough ‘Knight’ [Review]

 The Transformers movie franchise is back in theaters with the fifth live action film directed by Michael Bay, and while there is still plenty of heavy metal spectacle to behold, there is not much...

Sofia Boutella is Princess Ahmanet in 'The Mummy'.

‘The Mummy’ Reborn Unwraps Dark Universe [Review]

 The rebirth of The Mummy is upon us, with the latest reboot of the franchise kicking off Universal’s recently announced Dark Universe of interconnected films that will re-launch all of the studio’s classic horror...

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‘Wonder Woman’ Is Beyond Super [Review]

Wonder Woman is finally in theaters in her first ever headlining live action feature film, easily the best superhero movie you will see this year and one of the finest genre achievements ever made,...

Karen Gillan is Nebula in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'.

‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Sequel Cranks Up The Volume [Review]

Marvel’s lovable gang of outcasts and misfits, The Guardians of the Galaxy are back for Volume 2, another highly enjoyable roller coaster of a space adventure with enough heart and humor to fill an...

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[Movie Review] Bad Guys Do Good In ‘Suicide Squad’

The bad guys of DC Comics are given an offer they can’t refuse and sent on a mission to save the world in the all-star ensemble Suicide Squad, bringing together a team of some...

The new 'Ghostbusters' are fired up to have a blast.

[Movie Review] ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Heats ‘Em Up

The Ghostbusters are back on the big screen in a new form, transformed like Dana Barrett was into a terror dog in the original film, but the same fun spirit is still alive underneath....

Aliens attack in 'Independence Day: Resurgence'.

[Movie Review] ‘Resurgence’ Reignites ‘Independence Day’ Fireworks

The new Independence Day invasion of angry aliens reignites the fire in the sky, but there is little else to this mostly unnecessary Resurgence to make it shine with much more force than a...

Olivia Munn is Psylocke in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.

[Movie Review] ‘Apocalypse’ Arrives As ‘X-Men’ Unite

The original mutant awakens after centuries buried beneath ancient ruins and decides to exterminate all of us humans who have not yet “evolved” and developed special abilities, so it’s up to a fledgling team...

Team Cap is ready for a fight in 'Captain America: Civil War'.

[Movie Review] ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Tears The Avengers Apart

Marvel’s highly anticipated Captain America: Civil War brings (almost) all of your favorite Avengers heroes together only to rip them apart as Cap argues with Iron Man over the fate of The Winter Soldier (remember...

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[Movie Review] Justice Is Served In ‘Batman v Superman’

Born in 1975 and raised with Super Friends sheets on my childhood bed, Justice League of America cartoons on Saturday mornings, Christopher Reeve in blue spandex in theaters, and Linda Carter in red boots...

Daisy Ridley is Rey in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.

[Movie Review] ‘Star Wars’ Returns As ‘The Force Awakens’

The Force Awakens is the Star Wars movie you’re looking for, a long awaited sequel to Return of the Jedi launching a new generation into the epic mythology well established in six prior blockbusters,...

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Taste Test: Jolly Roger’s Bloody Mary Mix [Video]

Our favorite place to get a spicy Bloody Mary on the Outer Banks has got to be the Jolly Roger Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills.  The Jolly Roger’s Bloody Marys are so popular that...

Rocky is back in the fight with 'Creed'.

[Movie Review] ‘Creed’ Carries on Legacy of ‘Rocky’

While it’s not a reboot or remake, promoted instead as a “spin off”, make no mistake; Creed is Rocky 7, rightfully forgoing the franchise name in favor of a fresh take on the original...

Slappy lives in 'Goosebumps'.

[Movie Review] ‘Goosebumps’ Is Slappy’s Revenge

For an entire generation, the young adult Goosebumps novels by R.L. Stine and the popular TV show they inspired served the doorway to a larger adult world of creepy monsters, killer dolls, and demented...

Dylan OBrien meets new friends Jenny Gabrielle and Rosa Salazar in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.

[Movie Review] ‘Scorch Trials’ Turns Up Action, Lurks Into Horror

The world and mythology introduced in last year’s action hit The Maze Runner (read our review), based on the young adult novel of the same name, is expanded significantly in the high speed sequel...

The Thing rocks in 'Fantastic Four'.

[Movie Review] New ‘Four’ Still Mostly ‘Fantastic’

While it’s long gone from local theaters, I still want to give you my Fantastic Four review because I did not think the superhero reboot was nearly as bad as most critics (and many...

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Taste Test: Spanky’s Monkey Butt Hot Sauce Arrives [Video]

Earlier this summer, one of our favorite local lunch spots Spanky’s Grille debuted their own new Monkey Butt hot sauces, and we were lucky enough to be among the first to get a bottle...

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[Movie Review] ‘Ant-Man’ Is Huge Fun

Ant-Man is easily Marvel’s funniest, and I dare I say most original, movie yet, and its titular hero may just be its most likable of all. While the majority of the comic book giant’s...

A new threat has bite in 'Jurassic World'.

[Movie Review] Dinosaurs Rule ‘Jurassic World’

Genetically engineered dinosaurs live once again at the ultimate theme park for thrill seekers who have seen it all in the sequel Jurassic World, a fun ride that reminds viewers why we all fell...

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Get Taste of Duck on Outer Banks Restaurant Tours [Photo Gallery]

After taking the Corolla Tour (watch our video here) with Outer Banks Restaurant Tours last summer, I was really excited to check out the Duck Walking Tour this year.   We arrived at 10:40am...

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[Movie Review] ‘San Andreas’ Is Earth Shaking Fun

You’ve got to admire a movie that knows exactly what it wants to be and delivers on that promise, which is why I enjoyed the latest big screen excursion into nature’s fury so much. The...

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[Movie Review] Future Is Bright In ‘Tomorrowland’

Disney’s shiny new fantasy adventure Tomorrowland is quite possibly the most positive-minded and inspirational movie of the year, where the unabashed hopefulness of childhood dreams can create a better a tomorrow as long as...

Mark Ruffalo is The Hulk in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'.

[Movie Review] ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Is Beyond Epic

The Avengers are back on the big screen for Disney’s latest all-star superhero adventure set in the ever growing Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), but more than the Age of Ultron, this sequel is the...

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[Movie Review] Spunky New 'Annie' Irresistible As Ever

Editor’s Note: Guest reviewer Sue Artz, a lifelong fan of the original 1982 movie adaptation of Annie, gives her take on the latest re-imagining of a classic story for a new generation. After seeing the...

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[Movie Review] 'The Hobbit' Says Farewell To Middle-Earth

The third and final film in director Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy culminates in one of biggest battles ever put on screen, a fitting sendoff for a franchise that has contiually upped the ante...

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[Movie Review] 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sets Up Epic Finale

Jennifer Lawrence delivers another powerhouse performance in what is basically a two-hour teaser for what promises to be an epic finale to the massively popular Hunger Games movie franchise. As spunky rebel arrow shooting...

Kaya Scodelario stars in 'The Maze Runner'.

[Movie Review] Games Begin For 'The Maze Runner'

Hoping to be the next Hunger Games, The Maze Runner is a fun young adult adventure built around a very cool Twight Zone-esque plot brimming with mystery. When Thomas wakes up in a box...

Dracula returns in 'Untold'.

[Movie Review] Dracula Reborn In 'Untold' Origin Epic

Dracula Untold is an epic origin story that sets the stage and effectively kicks off Universal Studios’ new cinematic universe, soon to be populated by all your favorite classic monsters in a number of...