“Predators” Preys on its Viewers

[predators-movie-poster] By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic

There is something awful yet probably necessary about a female praying mantis eating its mate. Just as horrible but bereft of any biological or social rationale is director Nimród Antal’s “Predators.”

Expand Your Barbecue Repertoire

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Tired of serving the same old burger, dog and sides? Inject fresh life into your barbecue repertoire. While most agree a perfectly char-grilled burger is barbecue nirvana, it’s good to shake things up by adding novel ideas to the menu rotation. We expect it from favorite restaurants, so why not at home?

Community Calendar

Singles • July 17 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+, no jeans/sneakers. Admission: $15. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

NEXUS NJ Juried Art Show: Call For Artist Entries

RAHWAY–Arts Guild New Jersey is now accepting entries for NEXUS NJ, a juried art show open to artists living and/or working in New Jersey. The deadline for submissions is 4:00 PM on Friday, August 13, 2010. Artists will be notified of the judge’s decision in early September.