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 updated: 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 |  



COLUMN: “A Walk in the Woods” takes the scenic route

COLUMN: “A Walk in the Woods” takes the scenic route

It happened again. A film playing on less than 2,000 screens beat out the big bad wannabe blockbuster (“The Transporter Refueled,” which i...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Christian movie “War Room” tries to do good

Christian movie “War Room” tries to do good

The Christian film “War Room” pulled off an incredible box office feat this past weekend, becoming the weekend’s strongest new relea...

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  


“Sinister 2” is very unpleasant

“Sinister 2” is very unpleasant

“Sinister 2” is a dreadful movie, as was the 2012 original. The premise is that a demon called Bughuul gets very young children to murder ...

August 29th, 2015 |  


“British Invasion” kicks off new season

“British Invasion” kicks off new season

The Crawford County Community Concert Association announces “The British Invasion” to inaugurate the 2015-2016 Season at 7 p.m. Sept. 15.T...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Review: “Straight Outta Compton” works as music biopic

Review: “Straight Outta Compton” works as music biopic

“Straight Outta Compton” tells the story of N.W.A., a rap group whose initials stand for something unprintable, and whose biggest hit had ...

August 19th, 2015 |  


“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” highlighted by action, jokes

“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” highlighted by action, jokes

Every five years or so, we get a new “Mission: Impossible” movie to prove that Tom Cruise can still carry an action movie. There are alway...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


“Pixels” could have been much better

“Pixels” could have been much better

A common complaint about the recent films of Adam Sandler and Kevin James is that they seem to be using their projects as glorified vacations, making ...

July 27th, 2015 |