It’s a ‘Hit’man

This movie didn’t need to work very hard to gain my favor. It’s an R-rated movie starring three actors who are really good at swearing. Ry...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


The Dark Tower leaves a dark feeling

My understanding is that this film is not a straight adaptation of Stephen King’s “Dark Tower” book series, but rather a sort of seq...

August 9th, 2017 |  


‘Game of Thrones’ debut draws record 10.1 million viewers

Women dominate Westeros as never before, and it’s the same with the “Game of Thrones” ratings.The HBO drama’s seventh-season p...

July 19th, 2017 |  



Paramount summer camps

Here is the list of all of the Summer Camps at the Paramount Arts Center this summer.Week 1 of camp will be June 19-23 and will feature the following ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Know where to go

Feb. 9Portsmouth West High School, 15332 US 52, will be hosting a blood drive from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Call 740-858-1103 or visit www.redcrossblood...

February 8th, 2017 |  


‘Uncommon Grace’ to air

‘Uncommon Grace’ to air

Like many aspiring authors, Serena B. Miller dreamed of making a living as a published writer. Numerous manuscripts were submitted, with rejection let...

February 8th, 2017 |  


‘Rings,’; waste of time

‘Rings,’; waste of time

“Rings” was supposed to be released last Halloween, but the studio pushed it back to February. And not just any weekend in February, Super...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump.The forme...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Laurence Fishburne calls Nelson Mandela role ‘life-changing’

Laurence Fishburne calls Nelson Mandela role ‘life-changing’

NEW YORK — There are a handful of roles that every good actor is more than honored to play. So when Laurence Fishburne was asked to portray Nels...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Academy Awards nominations

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced this past Tuesday. I was reasonably happy with them, though I wish the Academy would have s...

February 1st, 2017 |