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Thursday, September 23, 2021

    Nick’s picks: Top 10 sports comedies

    With COVID-19 shutting down schools, businesses and seemingly everything else across the country, both movies and sports are experiencing an unprecedented hiatus. This is as good a time as ever to stay home and try to enjoy both sports and movies as best we can and the...

    Wallace State Theatre to present ‘Big Fish The Musical March 12-15

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The work of an Alabama author with ties to Cullman County will be staged March 12-15 by the Wallace State Community College Theatre program. “Big Fish the Musical” based on the 1998 book “Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions” by Daniel Wallace, will be presented March...

    Phoenix’s performance makes “Joker” a must-see film; Griffin’s score 9/10

    “Joker” is an origin story for one of comic book lore’s most iconic villains directed by Todd Phillips and stars Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck, a quiet, helpless, rundown citizen of Gotham City circa 1981. Arthur lives with and takes care of his elderly mother Penny, played...

    “Ad Astra” a memorable space adventure; Griffin’s score 8/10

    “Ad Astra” is written and directed by James Gray and stars Brad Pitt as astronaut Roy McBride setting off on a quest to find his father, played by Tommy Lee Jones, in the near future. Space exploration has become a priority on Earth and humanity has begun...

    ‘We want everyone to come and spend the day with us’ – St. Bernard rocks the weekend with Blues & BBQ

    CULLMAN, Ala. – St. Bernard’s Prep School was filled with the soul, crafts and good foods for the afternoon. Crafts and vendors, both local and from afar, filled the campus with goods to buy. The first day of the festival proved successful. Festival Director Joyce Nix felt positive...

    Alabama ranked no. 4 most Fortnite-obsessed state in 2019

    Whether or not you’re a video game player, you’ve likely heard of the game Fortnite. Fortnite is arguably the most popular video game out there, with more than 250 million registered accounts. Because of its popularity, the team at Reviews.org wanted to discover which...

    ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ not a Tarantino classic but worth a watch; Griffin’s score 7/10

    “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is the ninth film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie as three different Hollywood types in 1969 Los Angeles. DiCaprio plays Rick Dalton, a longtime star of a western...

    Down home with Lamont Landers

    ‘America’s Got Talent’ contestant performs at 412 Public House CULLMAN, Ala. – “America’s Got Talent” contestant Lamont Landers brought his talent to a busy 412 Public House this week. It wasn’t the first time the talented Decatur native has performed at the restaurant, but it...

    Thousands flock to Smith Lake for food, fun, and fireworks

    SMITH LAKE - Despite the heat and humidity, Smith Lake Park once again saw a crowd of thousands throughout its annual Fireworks and Music Festival. The festival featured all-day live entertainment from artists Donny James, Trey Lewis, Ben Myrick, Matt Bennet, Justin Holt, and Christian Gann, as well...

    Locals pack Heritage Park for annual Cullman Fireworks Festival

    CULLMAN, Ala. – This year’s Cullman Fireworks Festival is in the books and things got underway at Heritage Park at 5 p.m. when families poured on to the soccer fields to enjoy inflatables, give-aways, food vendors, competitions and more before the light show began. This is the eighth...