Rebecca Taylor

23 Jan 19
Behind the Curtain Cincinnati

The cast includes: Helen Anneliesa Raymond-Goers as Donna Lesley Hitch as Tanya Annie Schneider as Rosie Lexi Rigsby as Sophie Heather Hale as Lisa Victoria Avery as Ali Ryan J. Poole as Sam Brian Anderson as Harry Dan Doerger as Bill Jackson Hurt as Sky Cian Steele as Pepper Kyle Taylor as Eddie Ensemble: Gabby […]

23 Jan 19
GRABAKA HITMAN

  All fight cards and times subject to change.     WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23RD   [SUMO] Hatsu Basho 2019: Day 11 Sumida, Tokyo, Japan Main Card – Stream / YouTube (Archived) – 12:00am ET / 9:00pm PT     [MUAY THAI]MAX Muay Thai: The Global FightThailand Main Card – YouTube / Facebook – 6:25am ET / 3:25am PT     THURSDAY, JANUARY 24TH […]

23 Jan 19
Santa Cruz Sentinel
By LINDSEY BAHR The Arthurian legend gets a modern and more youthful spin in “The Kid Who Would Be King ,” a surprisingly delightful film full of action, heart, a crazy-haired Patrick Stewart (as “old” Merlin) and a few genuinely good gags, and it really couldn’t have come at a better time. It’s an Amblin-esque movie about fantasy, geek culture and outcasts that’s actually been made for modern kids — not nostalgic adults who crave both the cozy comfort of the things they grew up with, but, like, with way more violence, gore and nudity. “The Kid Who Would Be King” reclaims the fantasy genre for actual kids of today. And it’s not even set in the 1980s. You can thank writer and director Joe Cornish for the restraint (although the score is pretty heavy on the synths). The film is his follow-up to “Attack the Block,” the cult sci-fi hit that helped put “Star Wars’” John Boyega on the map. Here he introduces audiences to some other young talents to watch, including Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Andy Serkis’ son, as the would-be-king, Alex. Alex is a normal and slightly dorky lower-middle class British schoolkid, living with his mom (Denise Gough). He struggles with everyday stuff — waking up on time, completing his school assignments and protecting his buddy, Bedders (a truly wonderful Dean Chaumoo), from schoolyard bullies named Lance and Kaye, but he’s trying his best. Then one night, running from Lance (Tom Taylor) and Kaye (Rihanna Dorris), Alex spots a sword in the middle of a construction site and removes it from the stone with ease. He and Bedders plug the inscription into Google translate and try to keep their imaginations in check when they realize that it might be real, but, both the audience and the boys will fail at this. From here, the film just gets grander and weirder, with the introduction of Young Merlin (featuring a brilliant comedic performance from Angus Imrie), and the enemy, Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). Morgana, we’re told, is Arthur’s power-crazy half-sister who has been waiting for centuries for the perfect moment to rise. Although Brexit isn’t explicitly mentioned, it is the not-so-subtle context for all of this. When creatures start attacking at night, Bedders and Alex decide to enlist Lance and Kaye to help. They might be bullies, but they’re also the strongest, and Alex figures it’s worth the risk. And what follows is a big, classic quest as the four kids journey through the countryside and learn about sword fighting, the chivalric code, teamwork, trust, and the Lady of the Lake (who can be conjured in any body of water). Although basically unknowns, all the young actors have charm to spare and carry the film admirably. “The Kid Who Would Be King” really is quite a sweet and well-told reimagining of this story that’s fit for the whole family. And it is refreshing that it’s not trying to be too dark or edgy, although it definitely overstays its welcome, clocking in at over two hours. But it’s a small price to pay for something so enjoyable on its own that might also just get some kids to start reading about Arthur and Lancelot as well. “The Kid Who Would Be King,” a 20th Century Fox release, is rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America for “fantasy action violence, scary images, thematic elements including some bullying, and language.” Running time: 132 minutes. Three stars out of four. ___ MPAA Definition of PG: Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children. ___ Follow AP Film Writer Lindsey Bahr on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ldbahr
23 Jan 19
World's Today's News

Notes on the game DWB: WFU, January 24, 7:00 p.m., ACCNExtra Watch live on ACC Network Extra LiveStats l Live Audio l Twitter l 2018-19 Media Guide WAKE FOREST (9-9, 0-5) AT DUKE BLUE DEVILS (8-9, 0-5) Game 18 • Thursday, January 24 • 7:00 PM Durham, N.C. • Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)ACC Network Extra […]

23 Jan 19
GeekDad

Seven things parents should know before watching director Joe Cornish’s ‘The Kid Who Would Be King.’

23 Jan 19
Mercer Middle-High School News

Congratulations to the following students for making High Honor Roll for the 2nd marking period of the 2018-19 school year: 7th Grade Audrey Allen Braden Balaski Clair Brown Lauren Chess Cole Cunningham Mackenzie Digman Braiden Douds Lily Erwin Maxwell Glaros Christian Grossman Marlene Houy Owen Jewell Matthew Kloos Wyatt Lawrence Mya Lutes Kai Mace Morgan […]

23 Jan 19
ReadingisStorytelling

Each Week I will be coming and updating this list with the books that I have completed. The date that is added is the date that I completed the book on. And I will also be updating my how many books that I have read towards my goal for the year. Read 11/80 Books in […]

23 Jan 19
Not another script guru

Ben Is Back written and directed by Peter Hedges; starring Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Kathryn Newton and Courtney B. Vance During the holidays, a young drug addict shows up announced on his family’s doorstep. On this very topical subject matter, writer/director Peter Hedges crafts an incredibly efficient script, a beautiful blend of plot and character […]

23 Jan 19
Sport Archyves

Australian Open is one of the biggest Grand Slam tournaments being watched by millions of tennis fans around the world. We will make a complete guide that you can observe Australian live stream 2019 all games and rounds. For every tennis fan, the Australian Open 2019 is born. The Australian Open 2019 is a mega […]

23 Jan 19
Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle

The Kid Who Would Be King is able to get the legend of King Arthur back on track following a disastrous showing on the big screen in 2017. Alexander Elliott (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) is the typical student attending Dungate Academy.  He hangs out with his best friend, Bedders (Dean Chaumoo), and defends him from school […]

23 Jan 19
NealsPaper

Excellence, bred from assurance, has become a constant in Philadelphia theater. Gone, in particular, is the self-consciousness that plagued the early years when Philadelphia morphed from a touring town to one that boasts several dozen homegrown theaters, a cadre of able actors, and the confidence that puts all of the above to good use. Philadelphia […]

23 Jan 19
ISYS6621: Social Media and Digital Business

Social media has always been an important part of my experience with my concentrations, marketing and business analytics. When my natural interest in the fashion industry led me to apply for my first internship at age sixteen, I didn’t have much professional experience to offer; all I had was enthusiasm, and a native knowledge of […]