’50/50′ tackles life with cancer

It's rare to find a movie about battling cancer that's both raw and real with a humorous undertone, but "50/50" does just that.


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What did well at the Box office?

No surprise here. Minions took the lead as this week's box office hit. The animation film brought in $115.7 million and continues to sell...

“The Salesman” delivers amid controversy

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR The controversy surrounding Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” lead to him not coming to the United States to accept his Academy Award for Best...

“Jojo Rabbit” is a heartfelt story in an unlikely place

Bryan Vomacka DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER Last week, the stress of school, work, an internship and a myriad of things happening in my personal life all came...

Now on DVD: “Swiss Army Man”

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “Swiss Army Man” is a masterstroke. In filmmaking style, execution and character development, it represents pure, raw refusal to commit...

‘The Way’ depicts an inspiring journey

"Religion has nothing to do with this, nothing at all." A film about a 1,000-year-old pilgrimage rooted in Catholic tradition, "The Way" leaves proselytizing at the doorstep. It ventures out on the Camino de Santiago–the Way of Saint James–following Martin Sheen as Tom Avery, a 60-something Californian who travels to Spain to recover the body of his deceased son Daniel, played by real-life son and the film's director, Emilio Estevez.


“Taxi Driver”: Travis Bickle’s psychology

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Nobody ever wants to see themselves as a bad person, even when they’re doing bad things. Romanticism is the heroin...

The Oscars 2016

Jeff Turner A&E EDITOR The Oscars have been announced, and they offer up the most surprising contenders the show has seen in years. Some, like “Lion,”...