- Created on Thursday, 17 January 2013 14:18
For movies opening January 18, 2013
BIG BUDGET FILMS
"Broken City" (R for sexuality, violence and pervasive profanity) Revenge thriller about a streetwise ex-cop (Mark Wahlberg) hell-bent on evening the score after being framed by the Mayor of New York (Russell Crowe). Supporting cast includes Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright and Barry Pepper.
"The Last Stand" (R for profanity and pervasive graphic violence) Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this present-day Western about a disgraced, LAPD narcotics detective who gets a shot at redemption when a drug kingpin (Eduardo Noriega) on the 10 Most Wanted List makes a break for Mexico through the sleepy border town where he's now serving as sheriff. Featuring Forest Whitaker, Harry Dean Stanton and Johnny Knoxville.
- Created on Wednesday, 16 January 2013 21:32
Church choirs and performing arts schools are filled with talented folks that can blow the church doors off the hinges. Few, however, will become stars.
With the powerful and versatile voices of Patti LaBelle and Whitney Houston as contrast, we note that more and more of today's stars are studio auto-tuned performers. Teams are creating performers rather than singers. When a team happens to meet a true talent that can perform, the team's job just became easier.
- Created on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 22:13
This Monday, Jan. 21, is MLK Day. What does that mean to you? Well, it should mean much more than just an extra day at the house or seeing an overabundance of commercials that feature the likeness of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The day should be much more than just hearing the phrase, "I Have a Dream," played over and over again on television. It should even mean more than just the commemoration of Dr. King's birthday.
- Created on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 17:17
It's not a good sign when people raid their retirement plans to pay bills, college tuition, or auto repairs, but more workers have been borrowing from their accounts or taking hardship withdrawals in the past few years.
At the end of 2010, 28 percent of active 401(k) participants had outstanding account loans, and another 7 percent took early withdrawals. In 2011, retirement savings account loans rose by 20 percent across all demographics.