While this weekend’s new films are not tent pole features, the local multiplex should have something for everyone as we prepare for a huge May which includes Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the long-awaited Baywatch film, a new Alien movie (Covenant) and the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean.For KidsOZZY (Rated G) A friendly beagle has life turned upside when he finds himself at a pet spa that turns out to be a prison for dogs. Ozzy makes new friends as he tries to escape prison to return to his owners. Featuring the voices of Jeff Foxworthy (The Smurfs) and Rob Schneider (Norm of the North) and directed by Alberto RodrÃguez (Marshland).For AdultsFree Fire (Rated R) Brie Larson (Kong: Skull Island) stars as Justine, who brokers a meeting in a deserted warehouse for the purpose of an arms deal. But when shots fire during the handover, complete pandemonium ensues, with everyone at the scene suddenly thrust into a heart-stopping game of survival.Tops at the Box OfficeThe Fate of the Furious (Rated PG-13) The eighth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise opened to huge numbers last weekend and will likely be the big draw this weekend. The star-studded film, follows Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), who has settled down with his wife Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), until cyber terrorist Cipher (Charlize Theron) coerces him into working for her and turns him against his team, forcing them to find Dom and take down Cipher.
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RALEIGH — Miss North Carolina Victoria Huggins is traveling across eastern N.C. this week in celebration of Read Across America Day on March 2. The National Education Association’s Read Across America Day is a nationwide […]