LLS of Central PA: hero moments happenĀ here

 

It's a screenplay fit for a superhero movie. Eight teenagers race against time to beat a seemingly unstoppable foe.

The plot is real. The characters are among us. The adversary is Blood Cancer, and the battle doesn't stop.

 

Star Wars was robbed by Academy inĀ 1977

 

Star Wars is easily one of the most successful franchises in world history, yet it is so much more than that. The original, historic chapter of the film series, however, is the ultimate example of Academy Award oversight.

Uncle Owen is the forgotten hero of Star Wars

 

Luke Skywalker is a jerk. This man took him in, despite barely even knowing Luke's father. A father, who, you may know, is a genocidal madman.

 

The Star Wars Prequels are great

 

And I will fight you if you disagree.

 

You should be warned though, my midichlorian count is off the charts.

Calm down. Luke is not turning to the Dark Side

 

It would negate the entire story of Return of the Jedi. Plus, the Star Wars Prequels made a strong case against Jedi in general. Luke might have been watching.

 

Wrestlemania: Media Juggernaut

 

Wrestlemania is the Super Bowl of professional wrestling -- in that it draws viewers who don't watch all of the time.

 

And John Cena is the New England Patriots.

Tribeca Review: One Percent More Humid

 

A simple look at the experience of young women growing up in a small town.

 

Tribeca Review: Aardvark

 

A movie that tackles mental illness in a compelling way.

 

It's also named Aardvark so it could be first on the Tribeca list of movies.

Go Go Power Rangers: A History

 

It's easy to mock the teenagers with attitude, but they're part of a franchise that's lasted over two decades. They must be doing something right.

 

Jason David Frank lives like a Power Ranger

 

The original Green Ranger still makes appearances to meet fans in between jumping out of airplanes and setting World Records.

Game of Thrones Live Experience in Central PA

 

Bubba Smith reviews the experience of live musical performances based on his favorite HBO show, Game of Thrones. Thankfully, the performance was worth the money.

 

Oscars 2017 Best Picture Predictions by Uproot

 

Moonlight, and La La Land, lead the pack, but this year, all of the Best Picture flicks were great. Unfortunately, none have risen to the level of instant classic.