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Moonlight Festival Lights Up Downtown Silvis

August 22nd, 2019

The 18th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Grand Prix’ so zoom on into this festival for a great time! On Saturday Aug 24, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, a cruise-in, free activities for kids, live music, the only lighted parade in the Quad Cities and more! The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Silvis Family 5K Run and the ½ mile Kiddie Run. To register for the run, that begins at Schadt Park in Silvis, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=131546.   Join... Read More

And The Oscar Nominees Will Be…

January 23rd, 2017

Oscar nominations will be announced January 24th and this day has always been (and still is) a little like Christmas morning for me. I love the hype, the excitement, the politics… I hate that I love it, but man oh man do I love show business. It’s totally cool to get stoked about this kind of thing! I’ve been so inspired by this year’s offerings and it safe to say this has been one of my favorite movie years since 2005-2006. Here are my Academy Award nomination predictions for the Picture, Director, Actor and Actress categories: Best Picture: Moonlight La La Land Manchester by the Sea Lion Hell... Read More

These Are The Top Films of 2016

January 13th, 2017

The Golden Globes are over but the nominees for the Academy Awards are coming up soon. It is time for me to alphabetically list the movies of the past year that  are the best films of the year. I’m sure there are some films, especially foreign films, that I have not seen. Still, I have listed the movies that were engrossing. I feel confident that many of these films will be surfacing again on February 26th. I decided against trying to rank order them 1 to 20 and went with alphabetical inclusion. (There will be some Honorable Mentions at the end.) Arrival:  This film either left you singing... Read More

Golden Globes Offered Worlds Of Entertainment

January 11th, 2017

By Tristan Tapscott The Golden Globes are well known for being, to quote Ricky Gervais, “a bit louder, a bit trashier, a bit drunker” and it typically lives up to the hype. This year? Not so much. The tone still had that air of who-the-fuck-cares but was low key, somber and all over the place. Here are some thoughts on the evening! FA FA FALLON Opening and Host The night started off with a bang featuring one of the best cold opens I’ve seen in years. Appropriately, Fallon led a star studded spoof of La La Land which included hysterical cameos from Tin Fey, Barb and the kids from Stranger... Read More

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