REVIEW: “The Good Dinosaur” is another solid effort from Pixar

REVIEW: “The Good Dinosaur” is another solid effort from Pixar

In reading reviews of Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur,” I’ve noticed a lot of critics making fun of the film’s title. Some ar...

November 30th, 2015 |  


Clear Fork Ski Resort to reopen with new name and use

Clear Fork Ski Resort to reopen with new name and use

Earlier this year, a Utah-based private lender foreclosed on Butler-based Clear Fork Ski Resort after its borrower failed to service and repay a loan ...

November 27th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Spectre” misses an opportunity

REVIEW: “Spectre” misses an opportunity

“Spectre” is the fourth and supposedly final turn for Daniel Craig as James Bond. Previous Craig installments have included 2005’s &...

November 26th, 2015 |  



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. |