REVIEW: Katniss best thing about “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

REVIEW: Katniss best thing about “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

“The Hunger Games” is coming to an end. The blockbuster franchise based on a trilogy of Young Adult novels has come out with its fourth an...

November 25th, 2015 |  


MVNU presents 48th performance of Handel’s Messiah

MVNU presents 48th performance of Handel’s Messiah

Mount Vernon Nazarene University will present the 48th annual performance of G. F. Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. This free event...

November 20th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “The Peanuts Movie” works for children, not adults

REVIEW: “The Peanuts Movie” works for children, not adults

“Peanuts,” the comic-and-cartoon franchise created by Charles M. Schultz about perpetual loser Charlie Brown and his beagle Snoopy, is get...

November 16th, 2015 updated: November 16th, 2015. |  



“The Last Witch Hunter” not best choice for Halloween viewing

“The Last Witch Hunter” not best choice for Halloween viewing

Sometimes it pays to be pessimistic. Based on the murky-looking trailers, “The Last Witch Hunter” looked absolutely unwatchable. It looked...

October 26th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Goosebumps” movie leaves a lot to be desired

REVIEW: “Goosebumps” movie leaves a lot to be desired

“Goosebumps” is based in a series of kids’ books from the mid-90s. The books were advertised as scary, but more than anything they w...

October 19th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Pan” has some baffling creative decisions

REVIEW: “Pan” has some baffling creative decisions

“Pan,” the well-meaning prequel to “Peter Pan,” already has a reputation as one of the biggest critical and commercial flops o...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Michael Harney’s brush with the classics

Michael Harney’s brush with the classics

Michael Harney gave memorable performances over the past three decades in popular shows such as “NYPD Blue,” “Deadwood,” and &...

October 5th, 2015 updated: October 5th, 2015. |  


REVIEW: Don’t be in a hurry to enjoy “The Martian”

REVIEW: Don’t be in a hurry to enjoy “The Martian”

It’s becoming an annual tradition to get a big space epic in early fall. Two years ago it was “Gravity,” last year it was “Int...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Colton Dixon, Trip Lee among performers at MVNU’s SonFest

Colton Dixon, Trip Lee among performers at MVNU’s SonFest

SonFest, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, welcomed thousands of fans to the Grove of the MVNU campus ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Perfect Guy” not perfectly original

REVIEW: “Perfect Guy” not perfectly original

“The Perfect Guy” follows Leah (Sanaa Lathan) as she breaks up with her non-committing boyfriend (Morris Chestnut) and starts dating dashi...

September 15th, 2015 updated: September 15th, 2015. |