“The Great Wall” – or is it? (movie review)

By Jeff Boudreaux        “The Great Wall,” as visually inventive as it strives to be, is a would-be epic by Zhang Yimou (“House of Flying Daggers,” “Hero”), a man who is probably one of the greatest directors to ever come out [...]

Horoscopes By: Jeannette Glen

Horoscopes By: Jeannette Glen Aries (March 21- April 19) Aries to pretend passion is not your strong suit. This means you must find the things that truly motivate you and bring out that level of passion that you desire. Taurus (April 20- May [...]

Textbook Blues By: Christian Provost

Textbook Blues By: Christian Provost     Text books, with the prices going from 50 dollars to three hundred dollars for just one book, have always been the bane of every student’s existence. These prices might not seem like much [...]

Time changes us By: Jeannette Glen

Time changes us By: Jeannette Glen   I was afraid of what turning thirty would mean for me. I thought it would be horrible especially because I haven’t yet achieved what I thought I would have by now. I prayed but the pressure I felt [...]

Where Are Our Millionaires? By: Leonard Lenny Vasbinder

    If you want to be a Hollywood South millionaire, you do not need to be a well-known actor, producer, or director.  All you need is $900,000.00 and the State of Louisiana will pay you the difference. Let me explain. According [...]

“Fifty Shades Darker” movie review

By Jeff Boudreaux       From the annals of “Twilight” fan-fiction, comes the second installment in E.L. James’s sadomasochistic tribute to the timeless love story of Edward and Bella – “Fifty Shades Darker,” continuing the [...]

“Split” movie review

By Jeff Boudreaux Everyone’s favorite writer/directorial scapegoat, M. Night Shyamalan, returns to rare form with his third critical hit in a row (that’s if you count the first season of Fox’s “Wayward Pines”). In this follow-up to [...]

“Passengers” movie review

By Jeff Boudreaux       It doesn’t happen very often, but now and again there comes a film that you just want to root for and enjoy, in spite of superficial abrasions in the narrative. “Passengers” happens to be that very film. I [...]

“Ouija: Origin of Evil” movie review

By Jeff Boudreaux        I have to admit that I was utterly shocked when I first glanced at the poster for this film in my local multiplex. How on Earth could a film as bad as 2014’s “Ouija” warrant a sequel? As it turns out, that [...]

“The Magnificent Seven” lives up to its title (movie review)

By Jeff Boudreaux        Denzel Washington reunites with Director Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day,” “The Equalizer”) for “The Magnificent Seven,” a rousing, rollicking remake of John Sturges’s 1960 classic of the same name (which [...]