NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is seeing benefits from reviving an economic incentive program for movie making.
"Breaking News in Yuba County" started filming in Natchez in early June....
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police chief is warning people in the town of Natchez not to spend money that actors are tossing around: The $100 bills are fake.
Teenage brains. Alcohol. Driver's licenses. Put them together and what you get, inevitably, are a whole bunch of bad decisions — in real life and in movies.
The Ellensburg Youth Baseball 12U baseball team placed second in the Cal Ripken state tournament held July 6-9 in Mount Vernon.
The Ellensburg 9U baseball team played in its state tournament but did not place.
The 12U team went 4-2, losing early in the tournament and then dropping the championship game.
“They played well, they played great defense. We hit the ball pretty well throughout the tournament we got great pitching from a lot of different kids," said manager Mike Bean.
‘Girl on the Train’ steamrolls Parker’s ‘Birth of a Nation’
NEW YORK (AP) — Propelled by the popularity of Paula Hawkins' best-seller, the fast-tracked big-screen adaptation of "The Girl on the Train" led North American theaters in ticket sales with $24.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Less successful was Nate Parker's Nat Turner biopic "The Birth of a Nation," which moviegoers largely greeted with a shrug after a 17-year-old rape allegation resurfaced against its star and director.
“The Birth of a Nation” NEW
Nate Parker wrote, directed and stars as literate slave and preacher Nat Turner, who led a bloody pre-Civil War uprising with the hope of freeing his people. With Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Jr., Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry. Story by Parker and Jean McGianni Celestin. (2:00) R.
Review: ‘Girl on the Train’ doesn’t stay on the rails
Tate Taylor's "The Girl on the Train" may be technically set in the Westchester suburb of Ardsley-on-Hudson, but its cocktail of commuter trains, marital infidelity and alcoholism make its proper setting Cheever Country.