Battlefield Earth has a new rival for the title “Worst Film of the Last 20 Years.” M. Night Shyamalan extracts melodramatic performances from his largely child cast in a 3-D movie that works best unseen. The gobbledygook plot follows Aang (Noah Ringer), a monk-like child who can control water with his kung fu moves. The 3-D visual effects are yawn-inducing in a film that should have been called The Last Flatus Bender.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products