We also assume that there will be nothing subtle about “50 Shades of Black,” that the comedy will be all slapstick, puns, references to racial stereotypes, and the coarsest permissible bodily functions humor. In short, we assume the movie won’t be funny. It isn’t.
If the new Disney movie “The Finest Hours”—what a wretched title, by the way—had the studio’s usual variety of “sparkling” stars, it might have been a little too much.
One of the problems for the viewer is that gang members look pretty much alike. I thought the brother of leader Colin (Ewan McGregor with a black mustache) was shot and killed at four different times as the movie ran.
A Manhattan resident for about 50 years, Mort works as a sales representative for Three Men Tree Service, a business he helped start years ago that focuses on keeping trees healthy. When Mort isn’t working, he’s likely playing chess or bridge.
This past Friday the Atma Trio (Slawomir Dobrzanski, piano; Cheung Chau, cello; and special guest violinist Ben Sayevich) played an exceptionally ambitious program for a capacity audience in the Kansas State University library’s music-friendly Hemisphere Room.
Charley Kempthorne wakes each morning before sunrise, pours a cup of black coffee, opens his computer and writes in a private journal that he began in 1964.
Something wicked cool this way comes. One of the first published books of William Shakespeare’s plays will be on display in Manhattan for the month of February, with a number of events to accompany it.
With another storm expected this week, it’s time to take off the training wheels. Once the sidewalks and windshields are clear, try to walk around town and enjoy the temporary art exhibit.
In Tracy Groot’s book, “The Sentinels of Andersonville,” thousands of Union prisoners crowd into a Confederate prison named Andersonville 10 miles from Americus, Georgia, during the last part of the Civil War.
Readers might know Mitch Albom as an author, but many don’t know that he is also a musician. His newest novel, “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto,” shows his love of music through the fictional Frankie Presto — “the best musician there ever was.”
Did you know that there are websites, blog posts and news articles dedicated to finding awesome and non-traditional romance novels? There are! After spending an excessive amount of time looking at these resources, I began reading again, and boy, have I loved it.
There is not a single quotation mark in “Soundless” because there is not a single line of dialogue. Spoken dialogue, that is. Every member of Fei’s tiny mountaintop village is born deaf.
Strategically placed trees that shade homes can reduce attic temperatures as much as 40 degrees, thereby reducing air conditioning needs. Proper design reduces nitrate leaching from the soil into the water supply and reduces storm water issues.
Part of Shakespeare in the Little Apple, a semester-long series of campus and community events honoring the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
This month, K-State will celebrate “Shakespeare in the Little Apple” with a visit from the First Folio, a collection of his plays that his actor-friends published shortly after his death.
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