#TheMJs, Nov. 18, 2016

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.



Frank's Faves: Funny movie presidents

This week: Hail to the Chief we have chosen top banana,/ Hail to the Chief! We salute him, one and all ...

Chuck Koplinski: 'Beasts' bursting with potential

Since the "Harry Potter" film franchise came to an end, there's been a gaping hole in Warner Bros.' ledger sheet. Bringing their stable of DC Comics superheroes to the screen was supposed to fill this void, but they've continued to underperform in one way or another.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 17-24, 2016

Special events

This weekend


Chuck's Classics: "The Lady Eve" (1941)

Arguably, the most talented performer never to win an Oscar, Barbara Stanwyck was an actress who could do anything. Whether it be a bit of deft comedy, a intensely dramatic scene or a moment that required a bit of singing and dancing, she could nail anything that was required of her, all the while looking sexier than any of her contemporaries.

Richard J. Leskosky: The darker side of animated features

More animated features appeared on American movie screens this year than in several individual previous entire decades (1930s, 1940s and 1950s, for certain), and at times, you could go to a multiplex and have three animated features to choose from.

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events throughout the area

Arts scene

Photographer will give lecture

Renowned landscape and wildlife photographer Tom Murphy will give the lecture "Natural History of Photography Around the World" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Institute for Genomic Biology, 1206 W. Gregory Drive, U.

Who lives here? Nov. 12, 2016

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home to, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

The #MJs, Nov. 11, 2016

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) will provide a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.

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