Review

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.

The Big Screen
1:30 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Movie Preview: Cincinnati Film Festival

The Fourth Annual Cincinnati Film Festival happens September 5-15 at a variety of locations around town, and Lee Hay has a preview of what film lovers will see.

The Big Screen
1:30 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Movie Review: Jobs

Sometimes Hollywood is too quick on the trigger to do a film biography of someone famous. Such is the case with Jobs, the story of Steve Jobs, creator of the Apple computer and all the Apple products that followed. Granted, his drive and foresight changed the way we all live and work in the 21st century, but do we need a biopic about him already? Probably not, especially since his life, work, and death are freshly inscribed on our collective consciousness.

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Author Donald O'Brien
1:30 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Book review: "The Engraving Trade in Early Cincinnati"

Jane Durrell has a review of a fascinating book about the engraving and print trade in 18th century Cincinnati, The Engraving Trade in Early Cincinnati: With a Brief Account of the Beginning of the Lithographic Trade, by author Donald C. O’Brien.

Cincinnati World Cinema
1:30 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Movie Preview: James Gandolfini film retrospective

The James Gandolfini Retrospective, presented by Cincinnati World Cinema at the Sharonville Arts Center August 24 and 25

People notice when celebrities die, as they always get top billing on the news, and in discussions around the water cooler. But sometimes even the most jaded are taken aback at such an event. Such was the case a few weeks ago with the death of James Gandolfini at age 51. Starting in 1987 with a bit role in an unreleased film, Gandolfini worked his way through the ranks in Hollywood, playing in such films as True Romance, Get Shorty, and The Mexican, until he hit the motherlode of stardom with the role of Tony Soprano in HBO’s hit series The Sopranos. For eighty-six episodes of this dissection of a mob boss and his dysfunctional family, James Gandolfini commanded the home screen and won a Golden Globe and several Emmys for his efforts.

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