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Rotary Club of Saginaw Celebrates 10 Years Showcasing a Bountiful Array of Talent for Charity

2013 marks the 10th Anniversary for the annual Saginaw On Stage music festival, which originally was conceived by brothers Nick & Dave Oppermann as a charitable fundraising vehicle for the Saginaw Rotary Club with a dual objective of showcasing the varied and high-caliber musical artistry of the Great Lakes Bay Area, while simultaneously raising much needed funding for worthwhile community organizations.

14th March, 2013 | 0 Comments

As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to look back at some of the best movies of the year. Your humble scribe is a great fan of films, but this list does not aspire to declaring the “best” films of the year.

20th December, 2012 | 0 Comments

Yes, dear readers, as we turn the final pages on 2011, Review would like to take a look back and give a very subjective and personal list of favorite movies from the past year.  While some of the movies listed here may not have played on the big screens in the mid-Michigan area, almost all are available on DVD rental from local outlets such as Family Video, via Netflix, or from the newest distribution method, Redbox.

22nd December, 2011 | 0 Comments

An Appreciation of Films from the Land of the Rising Sun

It would take more space than this print edition of Review Magazine allows this humble scribe to list the wrong, dumb and idiotic ideas of Sarah Palin. But she is right about one thing for certain: There is such a thing as American exceptionalism, and one of the evidences of that fact is the greatness of the American Western Film.

30th June, 2011 | 1 Comments

"Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but [rather] give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance [is] mine; I will repay, saith the Lord." Romans 12:19 King James Version "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

13th January, 2011 | 0 Comments

Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and other Winter Solstice observances are times for gifts and giving. And in that spirit, verily I offer unto you these movies from 2010 that stood out from a sea of mindless and mundane celluloid junk food.

23rd December, 2010 | 0 Comments

Two years ago Saginaw was buzzing with activity and busy cleaning up splattered ketchup all over town while the full-length feature film Street Boss was being filmed at 30 various locations, ranging from taverns, restaurants, courtrooms, and homes, throughout our fair city.

27th May, 2010 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, The Bounty Hunter does not fare as well, unless your idea of a good time is to watch two ex-spouses verbally slam each other amongst a tapestry of clueless characters. The main reason for the stench in this film is the script, which is riddled with cliché’s, action movie standbys, and a confusing web of subplots.

25th March, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hubble 3D is a fresh documentary about the STS-125 Mission that took place in May, 2009. This was a routine maintenance mission for the Hubble telescope filmed in Imax 3D from the shuttle’s cargo bay.

25th March, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Runaways opened this weekend in national release to very good reviews.  Karina Longworth wrote in the Village Voice, "The movie is at its best when working through the contradictions of teen sex-for-sale, when it's both turn-on and creep-out.

25th March, 2010 | 0 Comments

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