March 23, 2018

Author: Bill Loellke

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Ryan Reynolds is Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL.

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Review: ‘Deadpool’

Throughout the film, Ryan Reynolds’ self-referential Merc with a Mouth makes various jabs at the character’s botched portrayal in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Fans can rest easy knowing that portrayal and…

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‘Stringing’ together a sound

Violist Eliana Haig teaches college students by day at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and Washington University in St. Louis.  In the afternoon, she is teaching at the Community Music School with…

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 08:  Actor John Krasinski (C) and U.S. security team members Mark "Oz" Geist (R) and John "Tig" Tiegen (L) arrive on the red carpet to the driver's meeting prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 8, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images)

’13 Hours’ in Benghazi

Former Marines John “Tig” Tiegen and Mark “Oz” Geist never aspired to write a book about their experiences in Benghazi. That was before politics “hijacked” the story, according to Tiegen.…


Review: ‘Carol’

Told with delicacy by director Todd Haynes and with exquisite performances from its two leads, Carol is a beautiful technical achievement and a wonderfully told love story. Carol takes place…

22F-3.Grp SER 3x.Sub.02CCR – Jennifer Lawrence stars in JOY, the story of a family across four generations, centered on the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch.

Review: ‘Joy’

The biopic about the headstrong Miracle Mop creator is deeply flawed in its structure, but is elevated by great work from Jennifer Lawrence. Joy, directed by David O. Russell, tells…

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Review: ‘The Big Short’

Adam McKay’s take on the economic collapse of 2007-2010 succeeds on its richly dark humor, scathing performances and awards worthy editing. The Big Short is based on the 2010 non-fiction…