Opinion

Juan’s Rant: Why Chris, Why? A Case for Medical Marijuana

Posted: April 20, 2015 at 4:47 pm   /   Local, Opinion

As long as I’ve been alive, I’ve associated with the Democratic Party. My grandfather is a staunch Democrat. My family drove American Cars and worked for a living, like the majority of people I know. As I grew older, I started to do what any good journalist does: question the purpose of what I believe […]

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Six Twists on Romeo and Juliet, In Honor of ‘Warm Bodies’ In Theaters Today!

Posted: February 1, 2013 at 3:59 pm   /   Local, Opinion, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Warm Bodies is in theaters today and its star-crossed lovers (she’s the daughter of the resistance leader/he’s a zombie with an undead heart-of-gold) got me thinking about the original “star-crossed lovers” – Romeo & Juliet. Sure, I could go with the obvious Franco Zeffirelli version… but when I have ever made things easy. Ok, I […]

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Matt’s Charity Case of the Week: Muriel’s Wedding

Posted: November 15, 2011 at 1:57 am   /   Local, Opinion

*cue Sarah McLachlan music I come to you this week to discuss a very special movie: Muriel’s Wedding. You’ve probably seen it sitting on the shelf at your local Blockbuster (they still have those, right) a thousand times and moved right past it. I can’t blame you, it has a weird cover – odd, brightly […]

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Matt’s Top 10 Haunted House Movies

Posted: August 16, 2011 at 1:46 am   /   Film, Local, Opinion

Horror fans have a lot to be thankful for this year. It isn’t even September yet and we already have two major horror releases coming in the next two weeks. On August 19th, the remake of Fright Night starring Anton Yelchin (Star Trek) and Colin Farrell will be released and on August 26th, we will the […]

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Top 10 Movies that Won’t Make you Gag on Valentine’s Day

Posted: February 13, 2011 at 2:53 pm   /   Featured, Film, Local, Opinion

Valentine’s Day can either be the happiest day of the year or the most depressing. Perhaps one of the most polarizing holidays of the year, Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about spending time with the one you love. If you’re not one of those uber-romantic types that are going to be spending the night […]

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Top 10 Reboots and Remakes

Posted: December 17, 2010 at 8:50 pm   /   Featured, Local, Opinion

10. Father of the Bride Many forget that the 1991 modern classic starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and the future wife of Brad Paisley was actually based on a 1950 film of the same name. While it is formulaic and predictable, it is still awful y funny. The proof is in the pudding with this […]

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Top Ten List: The Next Ten Modern Holiday/Christmas Classics

Posted: December 4, 2010 at 7:30 pm   /   Featured, Film, Local, Opinion

Tis the season…to pop in your favorite holiday movie and curl up on the couch. We all know how great It’s a Wonderful Life is and were all aware of the staying power of such films as Miracle on 34th Street, White Christmas or A Christmas Carol – but those are all like…really old. Instead […]

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List of Possible Batman Villains for Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises”

Posted: October 27, 2010 at 3:31 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie News, Opinion

We finally have a title, The Dark Knight Rises, and the most likely villain in the Batman mythos, The Riddler,  has been shot down by Christopher Nolan. So, who from Batman’s Rogue’s Gallery is a likely suspect for the film? We can almost immediately remove Clayface and Killer Croc, as they don’t match up with […]

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Top Ten List: The Next 10 Horror Classics

Posted: October 21, 2010 at 4:47 pm   /   Featured, Film, Local, Opinion

So any Top 10 list you’re likely to find on the internet will rattle off the classics in no particular order and probably won’t tell you anything you don’t already know. Sure The Exorcist or The Shining is probably going be listed as the best horror movie of all time and When Harry Met Sally […]

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Nine Years Later

Posted: September 11, 2010 at 2:26 pm   /   Local, Opinion

“Let’s roll.” The now-famous last words of Todd Beamer as he and other passengers of Flight 93 attempted to re-take the plane have become a rallying cry around the world for Americans. Be it various armed forces groups using the words as motivation or bands and artists crafting songs around them, the nation found a […]

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