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Review: Wahlberg and Berg's 'Mile 22' is a dizzying assault

Mark Wahlberg's "Mile 22 " character James Silva has a tick where he snaps a yellow rubber bracelet against his wrist.

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Movie Review: 'The Meg' takes the science out of sci-fi

“Sharknado” fanatics, your day has come! You are finally vindicated by your years of dedication to the corny beast flicks of yesteryear. “The Meg” outpaces, outactions, outCGIs and outacts those other summer blockbusters while proudly waving a banner that reads, “science be damned!” Because there were megalodons, there are hydrothermal vents on the ocean floors and there are off-shore marine labs – so take that overthinking plot snobs!

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Now Showing: Week of Aug. 10

Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads).

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Star-studded season celebrates Yavapai College’s 50th anniversary

Yavapai College Performing Art Center’s upcoming season – celebrating the college’s 50th anniversary – is set to feature more stars than the night sky.

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Kornukopia Calendar: Aug. 10-19

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area, Aug. 10-19.

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Review: Shark thriller 'The Meg' goes deep, stays shallow

We're going to need a bigger boat for all these shark movies.

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Review: 'Christopher Robin' a return to Hundred Acre Wood

"Christopher Robin" is a gentle and melancholic fable about recapturing the joys of childhood as an adult with the help of a wise and innocent bear.

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Now Playing: Aug. 3

Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads), as of press time. 928-775-7444; www.harkins.com.

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Review: McKinnon channels her inner spy in uneven 'Spy'

From the get-go, "The Spy Who Dumped Me," a Kate McKinnon-Mila Kunis buddy spy comedy, has two things going for it.

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Review: YA hodgepodge 'The Darkest Minds' whiffs on story

Kids under the age of 18 are being persecuted by adults for their special powers in "The Darkest Minds ," an adaptation of book one of Alexandra Bracken's young adult trilogy that's about five years and 15 movie dystopias too late to feel the least bit fresh or interesting.

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'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' shoots to No. 1

After six movies, 22 years, countless bruises and a broken ankle, Tom Cruise's death-defying "Mission: Impossible" stunts continue to pay off at the box office.

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Now Showing: Week of July 27

Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads), as of press time. 928-775-7444; www.harkins.com.

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Teen idol performs teen idol show

TAD Management is bringing the music of artists like Ricky Nelson, Dion and Paul Anka to Prescott in its “Teen Idols” show this weekend at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center.

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Los Pino’s Comedy Night roars again

Prescott Night Out is bringing another comedy night to Los Pinos Mexican Restaurant due to popular demand, according to organizer San Martin Rodriguez.

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Mamma Mia an absolute cinema delight

Who could forget that 2008 very entertaining film, with its big-name stars, its music and dancing and its Greek island setting. Now we have the sequel, simply and effectively subtitled, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

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'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again."

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Now Showing: Week of July 20

Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads), as of press time.

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Nearly sold out ‘Savannah Sipping Society’ gets a fifth week

With its summer show, “Savannah Sipping Society” nearly sold out, Prescott Center for the Arts is adding a fifth and final week to its run, says the show’s director Bruce Lanning.

Kornukopia: July 20-29

What else is happening in the Prescott area, July 20-29, 2018.

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Review: Bask in the effervescent insanity of 'Mamma Mia 2'

"Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again " is a wholly ridiculous movie that I thoroughly enjoyed. It's the kind of movie that feels and sounds like a summer vacation should: Fizzy, lively, low-stakes and soundtracked by ABBA.

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'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.

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Movie Review: ‘Skyscraper’ is action-packed with a poor plot

What do duct tape and a prosthetic leg have in common? One word: Action.

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‘Shrek the Musical’ at the PCA

For this year’s Teen Summer Stock program, the Prescott Center for the Arts is putting on “Shrek the Musical,” a show that begins this weekend.

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Now Showing: Week of July 13

Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads), as of press time.

Kornukopia Calendar: July 13-22

What else is happening in the Prescott area, July 13-22, 2018.

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