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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Opens Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 Synopsis: Peter Jackson takes cues from the appendices of The Lord of the Rings to expand New Line Cinema's Hobbit adaptation with this third film completing the epic tale of Bilbo Baggins, as played by Martin Freeman. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Comcast-TWC merger worries consumers

LOS ANGELES - Sub­scri­bers don't give Com­cast and Time Warner Cable good grades when it comes to customer satisfaction.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-17/comcast-twc-merger-worries-consumer
2014 travel: Sochi, Brazil, Berlin, Sarajevo

The Olympics, the World Cup and commemorations of World War I, D-Day and the fall of the Berlin Wall are some of the events that will spotlight destinations such as Sochi, Brazil, Sarajevo, Normandy and Berlin in 2014.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-01-02/2014-travel-sochi-brazil-berlin-sar
The Hobbit: There and Back Again

Opens Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 Synopsis: Peter Jackson takes cues from the appendices of The Lord of the Rings to expand New Line Cinema's Hobbit adaptation with this third film completing the epic tale of Bilbo Baggins, as played by Martin Freeman. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Now Playing Synopsis: Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage), his mighty band of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), and wise wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) embark on a crusade to reclaim Erebor from the vicious dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch) in this sweeping fantasy adventure that picks up where the events of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey left off. Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) once again directs from a screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Ohio State marching band at it again

Remember that time the Ohio State marching band was featured in this space for its video game halftime show? It's back. On Saturday, the band did a show featuring movie music, and animated it. Superman flies out of a phone booth to prevent a building collapse. The Lord of the Rings eye. Harry Potter flies on a broom. Dinosaur from Jurassic Park eats some guy.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/connor-threlkeld/2013-10-27/ohio-
Gabby Douglas fails to medal on bars at Olympics

Aliya Mustafina couldn't take her eyes off the scoreboard, staring it with pride and delight.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-08-06/gabby-douglas-fails-medal-ba
Reel Releases: Olympics has us rooting for underdogs

In honor of those true Olympians, those who succeed despite expectations otherwise, I'd like to offer up a few favorite underdog stories.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-08-07/reel-releases-olympic
Teen Profile: Jas Rempala

Jas Rempala, 15, is a sophomore at the Academy of Richmond County. Jas is well-traveled and can speak perfect Polish.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/xtreme/2010-10-04/teen-profile-jas-rempala
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Aiken band opens with bold music

The passion of warring gods and goddesses will kick off the Aiken Concert Band's 2011 season Tuesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-02-23/aiken-band-opens-bold
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