'We were in the process of becoming a temporary drive-thru restaurant if we were not allowed to open as a theater for the time being, so we could survive until the restrictions were lifted.'

We continue extolling the virtues of quality, even if J.D. Power fails to award us for the effort. Many people lucky enough to remain employed now work online. You may spend your days in Zoom conferences and Skype meetings. I remain amazed at how many PBS reporters look and sound terrible wh…

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So you’re self-isolating and need to find out what films you might want to watch online or on cable and/or you could use a good laugh? I’ve made this particular recommendation before, which would answer both those needs, but it’s worth repeating in the present circumstances (and I’m guessing…

In a world of exaggeration and pumped up promises, testing organizations we trust rate products under optimal circumstances rarely achieved in the real world. The EPA certified that my hybrid car would deliver an average of 48 miles per gallon. The asterisk failed to note on totally flat roa…

In the 1950s, Hollywood especially prized method acting and realistic films dealing with social issues. And you can’t find a better example of that than Elia Kazan’s 1954 drama “On the Waterfront” starring Marlon Brando at his best. The black and white classic, the next offering in The News-…