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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tops Four-Day Weekend With $94.4 Million

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tops Four-Day Weekend With $94.4 Million

February 17, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Saba Hamedy Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — “Fifty Shades of Grey,” released by Universal over the weekend, pulled in an estimated $94.4 million through the Monday holiday. With a three-day haul of $85 million, the film became the biggest domestic February debut ever, outpacing th...

Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon Star In New ‘The Odd Couple’ Comedy On CBS

Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon Star In New ‘The Odd Couple’ Comedy On CBS

February 17, 2015


Filed under Television

By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (TNS) “The Odd Couple,” 8:30 p.m. Eastern, Thursday, CBS PASADENA, Calif. — Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” has been produced on stage, in films and as a variety of TV programs since its Broadway debut in 1965. There was even a female version of the tale of two very di...

NBC News Anchor Brian Williams Suspended For Six Months

NBC News Anchor Brian Williams Suspended For Six Months

February 12, 2015


Filed under Television

By Stephen Battaglio Los Angeles Times (TNS) NEW YORK — “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams was suspended for six months without pay for exaggerating his role in a helicopter incident in Iraq, marking the first time a network news anchor has been stripped of his duties. The disciplinary ...

Spider-Man heads to Marvel Cinematic Universe before next solo film

Spider-Man heads to Marvel Cinematic Universe before next solo film

February 12, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Gina McIntyre Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Spider-Man is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Under a deal between Sony and Marvel Studios, the iconic character will appear in an unspecified Marvel film before headlining a new installment in his own franchise for Sony, which will arr...

Hawks Defeat #22 Southeastern

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

WEST BURLINGTON, IA - The Northeast Community College men's basketball team picked up a big road win over the weekend - a 62-53 victory over #22 Southeastern Community College here Saturday. "Southeastern kept making runs, but we eventually had defensive stops and used our transition game to get us...

Figure it Out, Mr. President

Figure it Out, Mr. President

Joe Lose

February 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The savages of ISIS continue to bring their brand of radical Muslim terror across the middle east.  These pathetic excuses for humans are beheading, shooting, burning, and burying people alive, all in the name of Islam.  You won't hear our President admit that, though.  His entire administration refuses...

Time Traveler Weston Is Relieved The Time Is Finally Right For ‘Project Almanac’ To Come Out

Time Traveler Weston Is Relieved The Time Is Finally Right For ‘Project Almanac’ To Come Out

February 3, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Roger Moore Tribune News Service (TNS) MIAMI BEACH — Ask actor Jonny Weston what he’s been up to while he’s been waiting for what could be his “big break” to  hit theaters. Go ahead. “Twiddling my thumbs,” he says, laughing. “I’ve been waiting what, a year and a half for (...

‘Blacklist’ On The Move

‘Blacklist’ On The Move

February 3, 2015


Filed under Television

By Rob Owen Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (TNS) PASADENA, Calif. — NBC’s James Spader drama “The Blacklist” airs an episode Sunday after “Super Bowl XLIX” — listings show an approximate 10:15 p.m. start time but because the actual start time will depend on how long the game runs, that’s ...

Hawks Defeat #9 Indian Hills In OT, 134-128

January 27, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

OTTUMWA, IA - The Northeast Community College men's basketball team picked a big win on the road here Saturday, winning an overtime battle over #9 Indian Hills Community College, 134-128. With the victory, the Hawks improve to 18-4 overall and 3-1 in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference. N...

Spring Television: Get Cozy — There’s Lots To Watch

Spring Television: Get Cozy — There’s Lots To Watch

January 27, 2015


Filed under Television

By David Hiltbrand The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS) We’ve entered the most recalcitrant part of the calendar. The nights are long. The windshields are frosty. Football is (almost) over, and baseball season seems like a distant dream. At least TV is stepping up to keep us entertained. Between br...

‘American Sniper’ Again Dominates Box Office; ‘Mortdecai’ Flops

‘American Sniper’ Again Dominates Box Office; ‘Mortdecai’ Flops

January 27, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Saba Hamedy Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — “American Sniper” held down its No. 1 spot and crossed the $200 million mark at the domestic box office this weekend, surpassing three new releases including the Johnny Depp film “Mortdecai,” which proved to be a dud. Propelled by a ...

Phillip Phillips Calls His 19 Entertainment Contract ‘Oppressive’

Phillip Phillips Calls His 19 Entertainment Contract ‘Oppressive’

January 27, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

By Rodney Ho The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (TNS) Phillip Phillips was his own man even while competing on a cheesy show like “American Idol” season 11. He was polite but politely chafed against some of the “Idol” conventions such as the silly group sings. He admitted to not even liking...

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