What’sUp at the Movies: We Review “The Old Guard”

The Old Guard, Netflix’s new action film from director Gina Prince-Blythewood, is in a constant state of conflict with itself. The premise—...

Brian C. Jones: A small mess and what it says about...

There are a lot of terrible things happening in the country and the world these days, and this is not one of...

What’sUp at the Movies: We Review “Palm Springs”

As a movie featuring a time loop, it’s inevitable that every review of Palm Springs, which released on Hulu today after premiering...

Influencing the Influencers

As a member of the state Senate or state House of Representatives winning not only your election, but one of the coveted...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Nobody Knows I’m Here”

Despite its Chilean setting and origin, director Gaspar Antillo’s debut film Nobody Knows I’m Here (Nadie Sabe Que Estoy Aquí in the...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “John Lewis: Good Trouble”

John Lewis has some advice for you… “Get into trouble, good trouble,” he recommends. The 80-year-old Congressman and longtime...

Showcase Cinemas re-opening Friday, July 3

By Showcase Cinemas Norwood, MA, - Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced today...

Gerry Goldstein: A family not lost for words

It’s at this time of year that Emma Lazarus, whose New Yorker parents maintained a summer home in Newport, gets a lot...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Story of Fire...

One of the earliest scenes in Will Ferrell’s newest movie, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, encapsulates both its greatest...

Brian C. Jones: Let’s not change Rhode Island’s name, it’s a...

If ever there was a time to rip the words “Providence Plantations” from Rhode Island’s official name, this would seem to be...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Ella Fitzgerald: Just One...

How did a young woman labeled an “ungovernable, shaggy street kid” become the “First Lady of Song?” A new...

Brian C. Jones: During uncertain times, a window into hope

Twelve weeks ago, when Suzi Van Ness turned her picture window into a public billboard, she hoped that the messages she displayed...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Babyteeth”

In Babyteeth, the feature-film debut of director Shannon Murphy, chaos and order exist as complements instead of opposites. The events of the...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review Spike Lee’s “Da 5...

It’s clear that Da 5 Bloods, Spike Lee’s latest film and his first for Netflix, was always intended to feel relevant. Much...

Two Newport Mansions reopen successfully, Newport Historical Society begins walking tours,...

Newport’s largest Gilded Age mansion, The Breakers, and the elegant Bellevue Avenue French-style chateau, The Elms, successfully re-opened last week after more...

Gerry Goldstein: Slow and steady Is her formula for the long...

In these volatile times when any given day can produce unexpected upheaval, June has delivered its annual reminder to our little hobby...

Frank Prosnitz – Just My Opinion: We owe them

This story was originally published on May 23rd. We're re-running this column today on the 76th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Shirley”

Early on in Shirley, the new film from director Josephine Decker based on Susan Scarf Merrell’s book of the same name, the...

Tyler Bernadyn: A sign of HOPE on Broadway

Tonight at 5pm, the team at Fifth Element will launch ‘Outer Element,’ their much-anticipated outside dining space.  Located in the old Foley’s...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News: The Breakers and The Elms...

The big news is the re-opening of The Breakers and The Elms today (Thursday, June 4) by the Preservation Society of Newport...

Militarization has fostered a policing culture that sets up protesters as...

Tom Nolan, Emmanuel College The unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd after being pinned to the ground by the knee of...

George Floyd’s death reflects the racist roots of American policing

Connie Hassett-Walker, Norwich University Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes has recently resurfaced following...

Jane Pickens Announces Upcoming Films in Virtual Screening Room

Like many independent theaters, the Jane Pickens Film and Events Center in Newport is facing serious financial challenges due to the CCOVID-19...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The High Note”

Like The Lovebirds, director Nisha Ganatra’s The High Note is another movie forced into an online release by the pandemic, following the...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News: Our churches are re-opening

Yes, our churches will re-open this weekend!  People are anxious to return to public worship. The long several month...