• No ‘Doubt’ in EPAC director

    The worth or impact of a director can be hard to discern in the world of theatre. In my movie column, Reel Reviews, I’m often quick to slap the blame on or reward the efforts of a...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • ‘It’ and ‘Inhumans’ – Scaring up a box office win

    ‘It’ It was hard to discern the screams of horror from the sighs of relief over the weekend as people packed into theaters to catch a glimpse of “It.” The film adaptation of the Stephen King novel...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Levengoods: Lancaster’s first cidery

    Fall is definitely in the air. And it’s a perfect time for ciders! So, I took a trip into Lancaster to check out the city’s newest destination to its ever-growing libations scene: Levengoods of Lancaster. Lancaster City’s...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Dark days: box office slumps amid tepid releases

    These truly are dark days. As the weekend approached I knew box offices around the U.S. were suffering. People are just not coming out to the theater. Releases like the rebirth of Bruce Lee (Philip Ng) in...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • ‘Pippin’ – Lititz youth has feature role in Dutch Apple musical

    While most 14-year-old kids were finishing their summer vacation by jamming every ounce of free time in their day with leisurely activities, Noah Johnson was preparing to take the stage as Theo in the Dutch Apple Dinner...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Freshly tapped!

    The end of summer is quickly approaching. Goodbye, beach vacations. Hello, hop harvest! (And yes, pumpkin beers are already on the shelves, for good or bad.) With all the traveling summer brings it’s been a while since...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Reel Reviews: Fake and real horror

    ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Boo! That’s the way you scare up an audience at the cinema these days. “Annabelle: Creation,” the origin-story sequel to director John R. Leonetti’s 2014 “Annabelle,” easily topped the box office over the weekend. For...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • Beachy brews: Hop’in Around on the road

      I’m writing from a Starbucks on Route 1 just outside of Lewes, Del. There’s no vacation rest for #hopinaround! Anyway, there’s nothing better than checking out a few breweries while in a new spot, so I...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Reel Reviews: Graphic novels brought to life

    ‘Atomic Blonde’ If you’re a fan of spy intrigue, you are going to love “Atomic Blonde.” Oh, and it won’t hurt if you have an affinity for ‘80s alternative music, either. Charlize Theron is Lorraine Broughton, a...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • EPAC’s ‘Hairspray’ lifts audience (and hair) to new heights

    As a reviewer (and general uber-fan) of film since I began creating regularly published work in 1998, my exposure to John Waters’ work has been limited to his more obscure offerings. My introduction to the eccentric director/writer...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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