Review

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Movie Review: When Comedy Went to School/I Used to be Darker

Two new independent films opened last Friday in our town. When Comedy Went to School is a loving look at what became known as the “Borscht Belt.” A couple of counties in upstate New York became a vacation haven for mostly Jewish-Americans from New York City.

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Spooky Stories
1:00 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Book review: "Kentucky Hauntings: Homespun Ghost Stories and Unexplained History"

In time for Halloween season, Roberta Schultz reviews the new book Kentucky Hauntings: Homespun Ghost Stories and Unexplained History by Roberta Simpson Brown and Lonnie E. Brown.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Movie Review: Wizard of Oz 3D

Over the years, we’ve all been down the yellow brick road. Most have first taken the journey via one of the many television broadcasts. Some have actually had that first experience in a movie theatre. And like all movies, there are those who love it, those who hate it, and many with childhood memories of being scared silly by either the flying monkeys or the gnarly talking apple trees. No matter your side of the fence, The Wizard of Oz is a true classic.

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The Big Screen
1:00 am
Sat October 12, 2013

Movie Review: Gravity

Ever since science fiction took off like a rocket at the movie box office in 1950, one of the favorite, and most feared, story lines was being lost in space, never to return to Planet Earth again. More often than not, these very low-budget astronauts were shot against cardboard sets, which occasionally moved when bumped into, almost never seemed to be without gravity of some sort keeping them upright and moving around, and only had a smattering of non-descript knobs to twiddle with. Yes, sixty-three years ago was the sci-fi Stone Age when it came to space travel in the movies.

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Southern Ohio resident
1:30 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Book review: "Eventide" by Shelley Shepard Gray

Kelly Blewett has a review of Eventide: The Days of Redemption Series, Book Three by New York Times & USA Today bestselling author (and local writer making it big!), Shelley Shepard Gray.

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