Review: “Circus 1903-The Golden Age of Circus” is a crowd pleaser

TweetDETROIT — The most amazing show on Earth, “Circus 1903-The Golden Age of Circus,” has arrived at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit for only six days, March 14-19.  This heart-stopping, spectacular show features daredevil entertainment, elephants, magic shows and famous circus acts from people from all over the world. Before the show began, a popcorn vendor was walking in the aisle tossing popcorn into the audience. He also chose a six-year old from the audience, brought him on stage and did some magic with him. Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade (played byRead More

‘Logan’ film review: this is who and what ‘The Wolverine’ should have been

TweetHugh Jackman comes full circle in the X-Men film franchise with “Logan”, where the mutant is an old man who finally unleashed the caged inner beast that has been caged and tamed throughout the big screen over the past 17 years. Set in 2029, the film finds Logan more weary, broken, jaded, disillusioned with the world more than ever since the days of future past: a world where he once joined the right side of Professor X (Patrick Stewart) and the X-Men against Magneto and his Brotherhood of Mutants.  MakingRead More

The Paley Center for Media announces festival line-up for PaleyFest LA, March 17-26, 2017

TweetBEVERLY HILLS, CA  – The Paley Center for Media announced the extended lineup for PaleyFest LA 2017, to take place at the DOLBY THEATRE in Hollywood, CA March 17-26. The celebrated event will open on March 17th with the cast and creative team of AMC’s critically acclaimed and wildly popular The Walking Dead. PaleyFest will run through March 26 and features a diverse lineup of television shows including breakout freshman hits and longtime fan favorites. “For 34 years PaleyFest has grown in size, presence and prestige – solidifying its spotRead More

At the Box Office: Review of Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

TweetMarvel’s “Doctor Strange” is metaphorically the latest “Shining Star” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular Sorcerer Supreme who’s known for his ties with the Avengers and the Defenders in the name of all that is Earth, Wind & Fire.  Get it?  The 70s R&B/funk/soul supergroup Earth. Wind & Fire sang “Shining Star”, which is what Dr. Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch) thinks of himself as in the same way as armored billionaire Avenger Tony Stark/Iron Man: arrogant and brilliant with a know-it-all ego, which puts a strainRead More

10th ANNUAL STARS & STRIPES FESTIVAL: June 30 – July 2, 2016

TweetSTERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — Come celebrate the 10th Annual Stars & Stripes Festival as it returns to Freedom Hill County Park on June 30-July 3. Expect things to be bigger and better than ever! Michigan’s biggest FREE festival will have the biggest lineup of all time with the biggest carnival layout to date!! Event Address: Freedom Hill County Park 14900 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 Parking is available on-site and off-site; prices vary from FREE to $15. Off-site parking locations: Meijer – FREE parking with FREE shuttle to festivalRead More

Movie Review: Bring a box of tissues when you see “Me Before You”

TweetEmilia Clarke and Sam Claflin star in the new Warner Bros. drama “Me Before You.” The movie opens with a shot of a couple making out in their bed. The sun rises and it is morning time. We see shots of Will Traynor (Claflin) dressing up in a suit and tie and putting on his dress shoes. He is off to work as a businessman. Upon crossing the street, Will is hit by a motorcycle and had to get his legs amputated. Wow! What a way to start a movie.Read More

Rancho Cucamonga residents celebrate “Star Wars” Reads Day at Biane Library

TweetRANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Darth Vader and a Light Saber duel. No, wasn’t May the 4th. The community celebrated “Star Wars” Reads Day at the Paul A. Biane Library over Memorial Day weekend. “A lot of light sabers, a lot of force, I like this stuff,” said Rafael, a 9th grader from Fontana. “I get a lot of autographs from them. I get to show that I love Star Wars a lot.” The special event was held in conjunction with the anniversary of the release date of the first StarRead More

Movie Review: ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’ is the perfect way to cap your college semester

TweetSeth Rogen, Rose Byrne and Zac Efron reunite two years later for “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.” This movie is coming out at just the right time as most students have already completed finals and are on their summer break. The movie starts out with moaning sounds as Mac Radner (Rogen) and his pregnant wife, Kelly (Byrne) are having sex in their bedroom. Mac noticed that Kelly was starting to look naucious. Seconds later, she puked on his head. It was something that didn’t agree with her stomach. What a wayRead More

Opera review: Mozart Mows Through Motown

TweetAnyone who’s ever seen the movie about Mozart from the 80’s called Amadeus knows that little Wolfgang was a wild thing as a little boy. He grew up in Salzburg, Austria with musical parents, and was encouraged early on to follow in their footsteps. While still a boy, he had footsteps that made Big Foot green with envy! Wolfgang eventually took Vienna by storm, and was the Cat’s Meow across Europe by the time he began his final musical score for The Magic Flute. It was a commissioned work. IRead More

Movie review: “Mother’s Day” is the perfect gift for moms everywhere