- Gaming nostalgia powers ‘Pixels’
Living and loving in ‘Paper Towns’
Film offers a look at friendship and growing up
Author John Green is one of the most popular YA writers going right now. His books about the tragedies and triumphs of teenage life have sold millions of copies. Last year saw his “The Fault in Our Stars” adapted into a well-received film starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.
- Schumer’s ‘Trainwreck’ anything but
Small wonder – ‘Ant-Man’
Latest Marvel offering fun, funny
One could make the argument that Marvel Studios is the embodiment of the biggest-is-best attitude that has enveloped Hollywood over the past few years. Their dual devotions to epic world building and epic box office receipts have resulted in a dozen films over the past seven years, all pieces of a whole that Marvel hopes will continue to grow in the years to come.
You’ll fall for ‘Tumbledown’
Acclaimed indie film has Maine connections
As we find ourselves crossing the peak of the summer movie season – there are still a few blockbusters to come, but we’re definitely on the downslope in terms of hotly-anticipated mega-releases – we could be forgiven if we’re a little worn out by it all. 2015 has seen numerous iterations of “best ever” and “biggest ever” thrown around, but every movie can’t be best and biggest.
- Photos of Van Halen at the Darlings Waterfront Pavilion (07/30/15)
A spy that time forgot
“Our Man in Charleston”
American history is filled with figures whose importance has faded as the years have passed. The textbooks offer little more than condensed summaries of even the most important events. Many of us have snapshot understandings of the most prominent people…and that’s about it. Delving deeper reveals a fascinating collection of characters whose vital roles in the direction taken by our country have been glossed over or even forgotten entirely.
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‘Crooked’ offers alternate Nixon
Novel posits a supernatural side to Tricky Dick
What if Richard Nixon was not our worst president, but our greatest?
Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival Tour coming to Darling’s Waterfron Pavilion
BANGOR – With nearly two-dozen NFL-sized stadiums plays slated for this summer, Kenny Chesney took a good look at his remaining dates and thought about the show he was planning for this tour.
“For all the time we had to create for The Big Revival Tour,” Chesney says, “I wanted to make sure the fans got to experience it. I love amphitheaters and all the fun... But I want to give the fans the same impact with the show, because The Big Revival Tour’s set up to be pretty special.”
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