Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 5:07pm
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On a list of iconic movie villains, Nurse Ratched from the 1975 Academy Award-winning “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” usually ranks near the top. Based on the 1962 novel by the same name, the film quickly became a beloved part of American pop culture, mostly because of Jack Nicholson’s charismatic portrayal of Randle McMurphy as he struggles against Nurse Ratched’s oppressive practices on her psychiatric ward. 

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 2:26pm
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2020 has turned out to be one of those years that edgy millennials like to call “a complete dumpster fire.” It goes without saying that the pandemic has given the year a bad reputation, but in the United States, matters have only been made worse by police brutality, climate disaster and a looming election.

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 3:52pm
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When news broke in 2018 that a well-connected cult leader and a former Hollywood star were indicted for sex trafficking and multiple other felony charges, a docuseries was almost guaranteed. With the recent explosion of the true-crime genre, it was only a matter of time before NXIVM became the country’s next morbid obsession.

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 5:45pm
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Over spring break, I spent the day at my grandparents’ house watching old shows from the 1960’s. I hadn’t seen many of them before and was excited to laugh at the fun fashion and the era’s simplistic, slapstick comedy. After a few episodes of “Bewitched” and “Green Acres,” the channel transitioned into that night’s marathon of “The Andy Griffith Show.” 

Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 3:39pm
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If you ever say something and then find yourself thinking, “Was that racist?”, odds are, it probably was. That self-awareness of prejudice and microaggressions may seem reflexive to some in 2020, but in 1997, that may not have been the case for everyone. And it certainly isn’t for the characters of “Little Fires Everywhere.”

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 4:47pm
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OK, so the world right now is a pretty dark place to live in. Political uncertainty, a quickly deteriorating environment and the current outbreak of a deadly pandemic have made 2020 one of the scariest years in recent history. With so much chaos compacted into a short period of time, it’s not hard to resign oneself to a pessimistic view of the future. 

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 4:10pm
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With a sleepy atmosphere and low-energy dialogue, the Netflix series, based on a graphic novel of the same name, offers a stark contrast to the fast-paced action films that usually characterize the comic book movie genre.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 4:04pm
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On Aug. 12, 2017, a neo-Nazi drove a car into a crowd of counterprotestors at the Unite the Right rally. One woman was killed. On Aug. 15, 2017, President Trump held a press conference following the attack and made the now infamous statement: “You also had people that were very fine people, on both sides.”

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 4:13pm
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Rob makes “Top Five” lists. Movies, villains, musical artists, heartbreaks. Rob has a Top Five for everything, and while looking straight into the camera, she’ll tell them all to you. “High Fidelity” has returned and may very well deserve a place on your next Top Five list. 

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 4:11pm
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Have you heard the name Karen Sparks? The name Lynda Healy? Donna Manson? Susan Rancourt? Roberta Parks? Georgann Hawkins? Janice Ott? Denise Naslund? Nancy Wilcox? Melissa Smith? Laura Aime? Carol DaRonch? Debra Kent? Caryn Campbell? Julie Cunningham? Denise Oliverson? Lynette Culver? Susan Curtis? Margaret Bowman? Lisa Levy? Karen Chandler? Kathy Kleiner? Cheryl Thomas? Kimberly Leach?