‘The Book of Life’ a lively treat
Animated film offers a glimpse of The Day of the Dead
There’s nothing wrong with cinema that is inspired by other source material. Reinventing a tale within the boundaries of a new medium is one of the foundations of storytelling. That said, it is undeniably intriguing when an original idea makes its first appearance on the screen.
Relater of Unusual Stories – ‘As You Wish’
Cary Elwes book tells the tale of making of “The Princess Bride”
It’s difficult to say just what makes a film transcend mere popularity to become a true pop cultural touchstone. When a variety of factors are combined in just the right amounts at exactly the right time, a movie can become an integral part of an entire generation or even generations.
A not-so-bad ‘Very Bad Day’
‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’
The realm of children’s movies has been more or less dominated by animation in recent years. It seems that the current cinematic climate doesn’t have much room for live-action films aimed specifically at the younger set. There are exceptions, of course, but it seems that we see far fewer of those sorts of films these days.
Judge not, lest ye be judged
‘The Judge’ offers both humor and pathos
Our tendency as moviegoers is to pigeonhole films. We like to be able to easily categorize them – comedy, drama, action, romance … you know the drill. But some films consciously strive to defy easy classification. Sometimes, these movies are more than the sum of their parts. Other times, they are little more than muddled messes.
- The thrill is gone
‘Irma Vep’ a madcap mystery
PTC presents two-man satire filled with fast-paced fun
BANGOR – The Bangor Opera House is playing host to a dark and mysterious…mystery.
Find your grail at the Grand
“Monty Python’s Spamalot” comes to Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – If you seek the Holy Grail, you might well find it at the Grand.
Skewed View (10/22/14)
This is a view that you can get in Brewer. This tree has eternally lost its bloom. If you know where to see this particular view don’t forget to comment on our Facebook page. (Photo by Kaitlyn Furge)
Treworgy Orchards is a view many people find essential during the fall holidays. You can enjoy apple picking, pumpkins, or get lost in the corn maze. Get your own view while there is still time! (Photo by Kaitlyn Furge)
Conversations about crazy life, with the theory that made them
When you think of evolution, you often think of survival of the fittest. Only the best, most useful adaptations will survive. And whether or not that is true is up for debate, what really isn’t debatable is that evolution has left this planet with a lot of really weird things.
‘Follow the Cannon’ to presented at Next Generation Theatre
BREWER -- Between Friends Arts Center-Next Generation Theatre welcome Lynne McKenney Lydick presenting her one woman show "Follow the Cannon: Clara Barton's Civil War Letters," taking place at Next Generation Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.
Clara Barton, (1821-1912), born in North Oxford, Massachusetts, earned the name Angel of the Battlefield for her limitless courage and her unfailing spirit in bringing comfort and relief to the soldiers at the battlefronts of the Civil War. Armed with medical supplies, clothing and much needed food, she saved the lives of those who would have perished without her.
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