Allen Adams

Allen Adams

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Wednesday, 21 September 2016 10:07

Weekly Time Waster - ‘Iceberg’

It’s common knowledge that there’s much more to an iceberg than meets the eye, unknown vastness floating just beneath the surface.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 10:05

Celebrity Slam (09/21/2016)

Elevator pitch

We take a lot of celebrities to task in this space. It’s what we do. And to be honest, the famous folks make it pretty easy for us. But our scorn and mockery is all in good fun – well, most of the time anyway (human-shaped flaming douche-dumpsters like Chris Brown being the exception).

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 10:01

Weird National Briefs (09/21/2016)

Binary burglary

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police are “addressing” an unusual crime spree: Someone is stealing the ones and zeroes from addresses mounted on people’s homes.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 09:58

Criminal Mischief (09/21/2016)

State Trooper graduation

VASSALBORO - Maine’s newest State Troopers have been told to become part of their communities and that they will see the best and worst of people during their careers.

Friday, 16 September 2016 17:34

The eyes have it - 'Snowden'

Film fails to capitalize on compelling story, excellent performances

The ability to tackle controversial figures and/or subjects is one of the greatest powers the cinema possesses. Filmmakers can use their art to tell stories that they feel need telling in the manner in which they feel those stories need to be told.

Friday, 16 September 2016 09:43

'Bridget Jones’s Baby' frothy and fun

Belated sequel offers plenty of laughter and love

Despite being someone who watches movies as part of my living, the reality is that there are some gaps in my experience. There are movies out there – popular ones – that I, for whatever reason, have simply never gotten around to seeing.

Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:36

Kibbles and Picks 2016 - Week 2

To those right-minded folks out there who predicted that Stella’s quest for three out of four would start fast and furious (furry-ous?) – well done.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:12

'Calendar Girls' grins and bares it

Comedy offers laughter, friendship…and a little skin

BANGOR – A group of ladies are letting it all hang out on the stage of the Bangor Opera House.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 11:28

Baby on board - ‘Nutshell’

McEwan novel features unique narrator

There are few things more disheartening to a reader than a literary device gone wrong. While there’s something admirable about trying to write outside the box, the reality is that most of the time, said efforts result in work that is gimmicky or show-offy or overly self-aware. The tricks look like what they are – tricks.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 11:25

‘In Such Good Company’ a sweet showbiz memoir

New book peeks behind the scenes of “The Carol Burnett Show”

The list of names that would warrant discussion for inclusion in the pantheon of television comedy is a relatively short one. And the list of women on that list would be – unfortunately (and undeservedly) far shorter.

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