‘Veep’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ win top Emmy Award prizes

The dystopian vision of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the deeply cynical Washington comedy “Veep” and the ever-topical “S...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Box office top 20: ‘It’ totals $218M in two weeks

The horror hit “It” topped the North American box office for the second straight week with $60.1 million, bringing its two-week domestic t...

September 20th, 2017 |  


The ‘Assassin’ missed

“American Assassin” stars Dylan O’Brien as CIA asset Mitch Rapp. The paperback-based Rapp is an action hero akin to Jack Ryan, Jack ...

September 20th, 2017 |  



The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 15:Fiction 1. It by Stephen King, narrated by Steven Weber (Simon & Schuster Audio)2. A Column ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


O’Reilly says his ouster was hit job and business decision

Bill O’Reilly said Tuesday that his firing from Fox News Channel in April was a “political hit job” and that his network’s par...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Portsmouth Public Library information

Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of September 25-30, 2017Story Times:Monday, September 25 – Toddler Time at 11am at LucasvilleTuesday...

September 20th, 2017 |  


The ‘IT’ factor

“It” tells the story of a group of kids in small-town Maine who are hunted by a terrifying psychopath. That psychopath is a bully named He...

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


Library programs

Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of September 18-24, 2017Story Times:Monday, September 18 – Toddler Time at 11am at LucasvilleTuesday...

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


The ‘It’ factor: How a scary big hit could change horror

There are no sure things in Hollywood, but modestly-budgeted horror movies come pretty close. This weekend took that thinking to new heights as the bi...

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


New on DVD for Sept. 19: ‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘The Big Sick’

“Wonder Woman” tops a list of first-rate new DVDs being released Sept. 19.“Wonder Woman”; 3.5 stars: It’s taken years, b...

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