Review

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I recall the first Captain America film from a couple of years ago being an exciting, well-done action film based on the legendary comic book character. Now comes Captain America: The Winter Soldier, in which our hero, whom we last saw during World War II, emerges from his cryogenic sleep in the 21st century. Naturally, there needs to be a catastrophic crisis from which the Captain must save the world. Yes, the plot is that simple, but it’s all the other ingredients in this second outing that makes Captain America: The Winter Soldier such a spectacular thrill ride.

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Author Katy Butler
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Book review: "Knocking on Heaven's Door"

Kelly Blewett has a review of Katy Butler’s new book Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Movie Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

After last year’s Moonrise Kingdom, I wasn’t sure if Wes Anderson could top, or even equal, himself with his next movie. He has. The Grand Budapest Hotel is a shaggy dog story, or in this case, a shaggy hotel story, set in a fictitious European country between the two world wars and into the years of communism.

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Author Sarah Beth Childers
1:00 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Book review: "Shake Terribly the Earth"

Our Roberta Schultz has a review of the new collection of essays from Sarah Beth Childers, Shake Terribly the Earth: Stories from an Appalachian Family (Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia).

Author Carol Wall
1:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Book review: "Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening"

Kelly Blewett has a review of the personal new book from author Carol Wall, Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart.

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