J.J. Abrams to write and direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

J.J. Abrams to write and direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

J.J. Abrams is returning to “Star Wars,” and will replace Colin Trevorrow as writer and director of “Episode IX,” pushing the ...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Strange as it might seem, conflict is a comfort

Television is gearing up for battle this fall, and it’s not between network stars.Navy SEALs, elite air squadrons and camo-clad foot soldiers co...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


A flap in the Wind

The box office has been in a bad place lately. Last week didn’t bring much in the way of new wide releases other than the pathetic “Leap!&...

September 6th, 2017 |  


A Rock that refuses to be forgotten

Award winning documentarian and respected Instructor of Mass Communication at Morehead State University, Steven Middleton, screened his latest film at...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Library programs and times

Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of September 4-9, 2017.All library locations will be closed Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Lab...

August 30th, 2017 |  


‘Leap’ off a cliff

“Leap!” is an animated kids’ movie that teaches the lesson that if you work hard and practice every day for years… you’r...

August 30th, 2017 |  


A look back at Princess Diana’s funeral

A look back at Princess Diana’s funeral

Princess Diana’s funeral, held less than a week after her shocking death in a high-speed Paris car crash, drew more than a million people to Lon...

August 30th, 2017 |  


New on DVD for Sept. 5: ‘Band Aid,’ ‘Austin Found’

New DVD releases this week offer very different looks at family life.“Band Aid”; 3 stars: Zoe Lister-Jones proves a formidable triple thre...

August 30th, 2017 |  


50 million could watch Mayweather-McGregor in the US alone

Conor McGregor’s improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr. could be seen by a staggering 50 million people in the United States as fans and t...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Netflix loves to pick hits for each subscriber but how?

Netflix loves to pick hits for each subscriber but how?

Netflix wants subscribers to know it’s looking out for them.For instance, the average Netflix subscriber might never guess that its dark superhe...

August 23rd, 2017 |