Triumph in the face of impossible odds always makes for a compelling story. Conviction is the story of an uneducated single mother, Betty Ann Waters (Hilary Swank) who puts herself through law school to free her brother, Kenny (Sam Rockwell), who was wrongfully found guilty of murder and sentenced to Continue Reading


I remember hunkering down in front of the television every Sunday night as a youngster to watch another Disney movie about an underdog triumphing against all the odds stacked against them. Well, Disney seems intent on carrying on that sentiment in its films with its latest based on the true Continue Reading

The Decemberists Concert Preview

Chris Funk (guitar), Jenny Conlee (organ, accordion, piano, keyboards), Nate Query (bass), Colin Meloy (vocals), and John Moen (drums) make up the indie rock band from Portland, Oregon called The Decemberists. They released their debut EP back in 2001 and just this January released their sixth studio album entitled "The Continue Reading