Entertainment

Based on the Beau Willimon play “Farragut North,” a political thriller set on the eve of the Democratic primary in Ohio, this feature starts out with promise but eventually fails to live up to it in the end.

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One of the best Po’boys in Southeast Texas can be found in one of the most unlikely of places.

Head to Port Arthur to Gulfway Drive. Go one block past Ninth Avenue across from the old Sabine bank to Amuny’s Liquor & Deli.

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As cooler temperatures and falling leaves take over the balmy South, so does the spirit of Halloween. Decoration and costume shops are reanimating dead strip centers. Homes and offices are sporting cobwebs and ghosts — both fixtures normally frowned upon in most places, but openly encouraged as the holiday nears.

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Tucked into Beaumont’s West End is a restaurant offering the best of two worlds complemented by fine food.

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The funky hot pink opening credits in the retro font Mistral signal this is not your ordinary car chase caper. Thanks to Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn, working from a Hossein Amini adaptation of the James Sallis novel, this is a highly stylized, ultra violent movie with a title that belies its true nature.

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