Tag: Tom Basham

Art Council Elects Firefighter as New Prince William Poet Laureate

Art Council Elects Firefighter as New Prince William Poet Laureate

| October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

The Prince William County Arts Council hereby announces Natalie J. Potell is the next Prince William Poet Laureate for 2018-2020.

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Nokesville’s 6th Annual Christmas Parade is Saturday

Nokesville’s 6th Annual Christmas Parade is Saturday

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

The Six Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade and celebration is this Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning at 4 p.m.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Boyhood Offers a Peek into Life Unfolding

MOVIE REVIEW: Boyhood Offers a Peek into Life Unfolding

Boyhood was filmed over the course of 12 years using the same actors, creating a seemingly realistic look into what it is like to be a kid when life often is beyond your control.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Worth Watching

MOVIE REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Worth Watching

The dang thing is just so entertaining. These guys can guard my galaxy anytime.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Dares Us to Live the Dream

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Dares Us to Live the Dream

We are all Walter Mitty in some form. We are all ordinary people with big dreams of doing something extraordinary one day. Very few actually have the courage to take that leap of faith.

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‘Captain Phillips’ Demonstrates Another Kind of Modern Piracy

‘Captain Phillips’ Demonstrates Another Kind of Modern Piracy

“Captain Phillips” opened today, and I don’t think I will ever set foot on a cargo ship in Somali waters again.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The World’s End’ Offers Original Concept; More Than Mindless Comedy

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The World’s End’ Offers Original Concept; More Than Mindless Comedy

| August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments | News

“The World’s End” is closer than you think, and we can thank filmmakers Edgar Wright (“Scott Pilgrim vs. The World”) and Simon Pegg (“Paul”) for that.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jobs’ Depicts His Inspiring Life

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jobs’ Depicts His Inspiring Life

“Jobs” is a good thing for this country — and mankind. I went into this movie with some trepidation knowing this was a product of a rookie screenwriter (Matt Whiteley) and novice director (Joshua Michael Stern of “Swing Vote”) and I underestimated them, just like so many people underestimated Steve Jobs.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Elysium’ Is a Dystopian Action Flick on Steroids

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Elysium’ Is a Dystopian Action Flick on Steroids

This movie is very plot-driven and moves so fast the characters have to hold on to their super sonic seats.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Still Mine’ Is an ‘Ageless’ Tale about Principles

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Still Mine’ Is an ‘Ageless’ Tale about Principles

The indie feature “Still Mine” is hard to find, but six other geriatrics and I saw it this afternoon. The movie is new, but the people in it are very old. Michael McGowan (“Saint Ralph”) wrote and directed this little gem, which is based on a true story in Canada.

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