Browsing: November 15

A Brief History On November 15, 2021, jury instructions and final arguments occurred in the murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, an 18 year old defendant who was 17 years old when he shot and killed two rioters in Kenosha, Wisconsin and wounded another in a clear case of self-defense.  After the unrest across the United States regarding police shootings of African Americans, numerous cities experienced protests that turned into riots, complete with vandalism, arson, looting, and violence.  In August of 2020, Kenosha, Wisconsin became one of those venues of unrest and the scene of the now infamous confrontation that cost…

A Brief History Biographical drama fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see King Richard on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 7:00 PM at Regal Crocker Park Stadium 16 & IMAX in Westlake, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to http://wbtickets.com/KINGHISTORY15.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper King Richard stars Will Smith as Richard Williams the father of Venus and Serena.  Armed…

A Brief History On November 15, 2019, fans of the 1976-1981 television franchise by the same name and the 2 feature films that continued the story line, Charlie’s Angels (2000) and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003) will be treated to the latest iteration of the “jiggle” oriented action adventure series when this year’s version of Charlie’s Angels makes its debut across the United States. Digging Deeper A little background is in order, as the television series featured 3 beautiful women (Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson, and Jaclyn Smith) as undercover crime fighters of extraordinary smarts and fighting abilities working for an…

A Brief History On November 15, 2018, we bring to you good news and bad news about screening the latest Harry Potter universe major film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.  The good news is the $200 million spent on producing the film was money well invested as the movie is first class in every way.  Plus, fans of the Harry Potter magic universe will find a logical progression and development of characters and story line, undoubtedly enjoying every minute of this latest installment of the franchise.  The bad news, if you could call it that, is people not familiar…

A Brief History On November 15, 2010, Manchester University Press published a hardcover edition of Andrew Smith’s The ghost story, 1840-1920.  In this book, Smith shares his wealth of knowledge with his readers as he attempted to critique the history of the ghost story over a substantial period of time. This effort did not please critic Matt Foley, who considered the course of eighty years, starting from 1840 to be “wide in its scope,”[1] which it certainly is. Smith, however, seems to be quite knowledgeable on the topic of gothic literature, having produced numerous works in that department and gained…

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