The Avengers, now a full-fledged cooperative team, assaults the base of the evil Hydra scientist Baron von Strucker (Thomas Kretschmann) and discovers he has been experimenting with alien technology.
New York Times best-selling crime author Ace Atkins will be in town Thursday for the latest author book talk at the Cutrer Mansion.
The son of a down-on-his-luck boxer in Hell's Kitchen, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), has his childhood shattered when he saves an elderly man from a getting hit by a truck and the accident renders Murdock blind. Worse than the blindness, Murdock's other senses become heightened to the point of torture, but a mysterious blind vagabond named Stick (Scott Glenn) trains him to use his other senses to surpass those of other humans, giving him superhuman awareness of his surroundings and rapid healing. Murdock becomes a master of acrobatic hand-to-hand combat and his enhanced senses make him nearly unbeatable in a fight. By day, he is an altruistic defense lawyer with his trusty partner, Foggy Nelson (Elden Henson), but by night he prowls the neighborhood as a masked vigilante known to some as “The Devil of Hell's Kitchen.” As Murdock escalates his assault on organized crime, he gains the unwanted attention from the hulking criminal mastermind, Wilson “Kingpin” Fisk (Vincent D'Onofrio), who secretly rules the borough.
On Saturday at Ground Zero during the Juke Joint Festival, the Berklee College of Music in Boston came down to Clarksdale and again handed out scholarships for summer school to two local students, James Halbert and Mikaila Turner, both ninth-graders at J.W. Stampley 9th Grade Academy.
The San Diego-based Blues Hall of Fame, which inducts local musicians in every state throughout the year, came to Clarksdale Saturday to induct Watermelon Slim, Leo “Bud” Welch, Libby Rae Watson and “Big Boy” Martin Grant into the Hall of Fame at Bluesberry Café.
Who needs another “Fast and Furious” movie? Apparently, America does. “Furious 7” is already a box office blockbuster and has the sad distinction of being actor Paul Walker's final film appearance. Could this be the end of the series? I don't buy that for a second.