Tamara’s take — “Sicario”

On occasion, there are too many movies out that fit to print in The Citizens’ Voice and Standard-Speaker. For those times, Rebecca and Tamara will offer their takes on recently watched movies. “Sicario” – Four out of five stars, in theaters now “You ask how the...
Hell, fury and Kathleen Kane

Hell, fury and Kathleen Kane

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane is careening toward critical mass. When her dying political star finally goes supernova, she apparently wants the blast radius to reach far and wide. The fantasy that Ms. Kane could somehow survive charges that she leaked secret...

Review: “The Martian”

  Rebecca’s Take “The Martian” is a space masterpiece, a soaring tale of hope that spans millions of miles between planets. The gorgeously filmed sci-fi adventure, based on Andy Weir’s novel about an astronaut stranded on Mars, weaves an inspirational story of...

100 days in the hole

— It’s 100 days and no end in sight. As school districts and non-profit services scramble to stay afloat, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the GOP-controlled legislature remain at a budgetary impasse with neither party yielding on concessions toward their pet...