“Us” is signature Peele – a ’70s-inspired horror flick that wears its references on its sleeve, grapples with Big Ideas and crawls with genuinely creepy tension, lightened with dashes of well-earned humor.
Spokane Public Library has been named a finalist for the prestigious National Medal for Museum and Library Service awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
People who are 50 and older can ask their health care providers or pharmacies about the newer shingles vaccine Shingrix, despite lingering supply delays. If you’ve had chicken pox, you have a 1 in 3 chance of getting the painful condition with skin rashes, blisters and potentially long-term nerve pain. Approved in late 2017, Shingrix offers more than 90 percent protection, the CDC says.
People’s Pharmacy advice column for Thursday, March 21, 2019.
What’s new for home viewing on Video on Demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other streaming services.
Not much happens in “Gloria Bell” other than someone staking her claim to joy. It’s a quiet little movie that speaks the truth like a clarion call.
The feature debut of gifted Hungarian animator Milorad Krstic, “Ruben Brandt, Collector” is a wild, inventive ride through the unconscious, by way of Art History 101 and An Introduction to Film Tropes. The story of a famous psychoanalyst struggling with his Oedipal demons with the help of some hardened burglars isn’t a story at all, really, but a decidedly rickety scaffold on which Krstic can hang his images, an array of ecstatic references to the painters and directors who have inspired him.
In the course of Shmuel’s search for closure and solace after his wife’s death, he talks to various people he considers experts: a mortician, a coffin salesman, a rabbi. (If that sounds like the opening of a joke, it kind of is, albeit one whose humor is of a very gentle – and philosophical – bent.)
“Birds of Passage” – whose title refers both to the planes used to ferry drugs out of Colombia and to the role of actual birds in the symbolic life of the Wayuu people – eventually becomes a somewhat conventional thriller involving competing families and turf wars. At the same time, it’s made considerably less familiar because of the distinctive culture of the Wayuu, who are presented in a mostly respectful, engrossing and even poetic way.
Miss Manners advice column for Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Almost exactly a year ago, Spokane’s Kelsey Cook was headlining the Spokane Comedy Club fresh off her debut appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and just a couple weeks shy of making her Comedy Central debut in an episode of “This Is Not Happening.”
Dear Annie advice column for Thursday, March 21, 2019.
This recipe creates the ultimate waffle, and there’s two reasons why: cornstarch and whipped egg white.
Country singer Cole Swindell will mark the opening of the new event center on May 3.
Tickets for all five shows go on sale Friday and will be available through Ticketweb, by calling (866) 468-7623 or at sp.knittingfactory.com.
Carolyn Hax advice column for Wednesday,
Dear Annie advice column for Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
Bernie Torme, a guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, died a day before his 67th birthday, according to his drummer.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
The bands will perform at the Knitting Factory on Sunday.