It was a weird year for movies with almost no blockbusters or the usual superhero or horror sequels. But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a great year for cinema.
Modern movie franchises usually keep their looser, less-connected sequels for the third installment.
Writer-director Christopher Landon knows how to give genre a wonderfully dark, comedic spin.
LOS ANGELES — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.
Some might call singer-songwriter Brean Reiley's music, well, eclectic. That tends to happen when your instrument of choice is the ukulele. Reiley recently stopped by the News-Press studio to play a set for us. The fourth and final song is a cover of the hobo anthem "Big Rock Candy Mountain.…