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The Exorcist: Believer

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Another week, another horror film! Back in 2018, David Gordon Green (director) made a new “Halloween” film. It was a direct sequel of the first Halloween and was well-received with both critics and the public. I loved it and couldn’t wait for more. This stemmed two sequels that never lived up to the first entry from Green. We now have a new film that is a sequel to a classic horror film in “The Exorcist.” I should mention that Danny McBride helped write this as he did the Halloween movies. Great actor, usually great writer. That being said the plan is for another trilogy if this one does well. Looking at the box office results as I write this review, I believe there will be a sequel. Is it warranted?

Home Alone

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I know you’re expecting to see Avatar: The Way of Water this week. The original Avatar is the highest grossing film of all time. The sequel obviously has a lot of hype and expectations. However, if you’ve seen the first film you know its specialty is as a three dimensional film. That being said, I will be in Columbus this weekend for my college graduation! So, I will be finding the biggest and loudest screen to watch it on. So, this week we have our last retro review of the year. In recent weeks we’ve reviewed, Die Hard, Jusrassic World: Dominion (in its rerelease) and A Christmas Story Christmas. In keep with the theme of Christmas films lately we will be looking at another holiday classic. HOME ALONE! The “Home Alone” franchise seemed one sequel with our pint-size hero Kevin (Culkin) and his hijinks when his family keeps forgetting him! Then spinoffs and new renditions with other characters. The first one is a classic. The film was released in 1990 and the premise was a simple one. Kevin McCallister and his family are heading off for a family vacation, but Kevin gets inadvertently left…..How would this film hold up 32 years later?

First Farmer’s Market fares well

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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The clouds and rain didn’t stop over 500 people from attending Main Street Portsmouth’s first Farmer’s Market this past Saturday.“We had...

CAY memorial fund established

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The Scioto Foundation has announced the establishment of the new CAY Memorial Endowment Fund, created to memorialize the 92 board members who founded the...

Patter Fam Foods new venture

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WHEELERSBURG Ohio — Patter Fam Foods, a full-service sauce co-packing facility, has been now approved for acidic foods manufacturing.The company was launched in 2009...

Eye care throughout the ages

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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Opened in 1916, Babcock Eye Care celebrates four generations of family and 100 years of business this month.The Babcock family credits...

Scioto Foundation Annual Meeting 2016

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The Scioto Foundation’s Annual Meeting took a new twist this year with the presentations by two speakers who focused on the subject of economic...

Notre Dame student Alyssa Hiles raises over $3,500 for the Autism Project of Southern...

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Over $3,500 was donated to the Autism Project of Southern Ohio on May 12.Alyssa Hiles, in collaboration with Subway and Market Street Cafe, raised...

Ponies provide fun

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On April 23, the Scioto County Chapter of Ohio Horseman’s Council (OHC) held their fifth Annual Free Pony Rides for Kids at Tractor Supply...

Historic homestead reopens

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Volunteers at the 181o House have been busy shaking off the Winter dust and finishing up their Spring cleaning to re-open for the season.The...

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