Literary phenomenon transitions to the big screen
The Paula Hawkins thriller “The Girl on the Train” was a wildly popular bestseller, a layered narrative rife with intrigue, sex and danger – along with a wave of unreliable narrators and a big twist or two; in short, a perfect candidate to be adapted to the big screen.
Well…at least I’m not falling any farther behind.
Stella’s three-game cushion remains unchanged after we put up identical 8-7 records last week. We split the six games on which we disagreed; it was a generally blah kind of week for both of us. This thus-far unpredictable season has left us mired in general mediocrity.
And here we are. We’ve reached the end of another thrilling MLB season. The last teams left standing are battling it out for the right to advance along the path that (hopefully) ends in a World Series championship, while the rest are left to dream of next year’s possibilities.
EDDINGTON – Eight never-before-seen plays hit the stage at Comins Hall in Eddington last weekend as part of the annual 24-Hour Play Festival put on by Ten Bucks Theatre Company.
Book explores the less-than-stellar legacy of James Buchanan
At a time when Americans are struggling with their choices for the next President of the United States, it only makes sense to take a look back into history and remember those past leaders who haven’t necessarily wrapped themselves in glory.
This is a tough one.
On the one hand, if someone told you at the start of the season that the Patriots would make their way through the Tom Brady-less first quarter of the year with three wins in four games, you’d probably have been thrilled. It’s an incredibly positive result.
And yet that success is tempered significantly by the 16-0 shutout shellacking they took at the hands of the Buffalo Bills. It obviously doesn’t negate the success of the first three weeks, but it definitely lends a shading of perspective to the situation.
(Note: Boston’s two October regular season games are also being included in this analysis.)
Quite a ride, wouldn’t you say?
Thoughts on this year’s MLB playoff teams
The long slog of baseball’s regular season has come to an end. As of this writing, just 10 teams remain in the hunt for a World Series championship. Two-thirds of the league has returned home to await next spring when, as is often said, hope springs eternal.
Month-long event shines spotlight on Bangor’s arts and culture
BANGOR – The creative culture of a place often serves as a major catalyst for revitalization. The past decade has seen that energy permeate the City of Bangor, where we’ve seen a boom in cultural excitement – exciting new restaurants and interesting shops and a wealth of artistic and entertainment options.
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