Review: Butler did it — ‘Elvis’ revival grows as it goes

Review: Butler did it — ‘Elvis’ revival grows as it goes

Let’s cut to the chase: The new biopic “Elvis” is worthwhile, foremost for Austin Butler’s genuine and charismatic portrayal o...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Review: ‘Pretty’ a passable, dreamy diversion

Review: ‘Pretty’ a passable, dreamy diversion

Set along the Massachusetts coast on fictional Cousins Beach, “The Summer I Turned Pretty” is an average coming-of-age story involving a y...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Review: Jurassic pork? Locusts steal lengthy finale

Review: Jurassic pork? Locusts steal lengthy finale

Approximately three decades after Steven Spielberg’s eye-popping “Jurassic Park,” the franchise appears far from extinction.Two-plus...

June 15th, 2022 |  



Review: Cronenberg’s ‘Future’ now his gold standard

Review: Cronenberg’s ‘Future’ now his gold standard

“Crimes of the Future” marks David Cronenberg’s latest body-horror movie and his first feature since 2014’s underwhelming R...

June 8th, 2022 |  


Review: Decades later, ‘Maverick’ flies the unfriendly skies

Review: Decades later, ‘Maverick’ flies the unfriendly skies

It was a long time coming.After roughly three years of promotional clips, delays due to COVID precautionary measures, postponements and endless edits,...

June 1st, 2022 |  


Book takes readers on a scavenger hunt across 17 Chicago neighborhoods

Book takes readers on a scavenger hunt across 17 Chicago neighborhoods

CHICAGO — Writer and photographer Jessica Mlinaric wants Chicagoans back on the streets.The last time we heard from her, it was 2018 and she was...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Max’s Mini Swap brings a 3-day holiday flea market

Max’s Mini Swap brings a 3-day holiday flea market

LIMA — Max McClure grew up on a farm where they have been doing swap meets for the past 40 years. That’s where he became an auctioneer and...

May 25th, 2022 |  


Review: Downton downer? Moody film delivers the goods

Review: Downton downer? Moody film delivers the goods

They’re British and they’re back, all but turning themselves inside-out for another silver-screen installment.Most of the original cast an...

May 25th, 2022 |  


Thompson Square: Better together

Thompson Square: Better together

FINDLAY — Thompson Square earned two No. 1 titles with “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not” and “If I Didn’t Have You,” ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Review: ‘The Offer’ a series you can’t refuse

Review: ‘The Offer’ a series you can’t refuse

“The Offer,” a Paramount+ limited series whose sixth episode was slated to air Thursday night, is a splashy but trashy take on how the bes...

May 18th, 2022 |