Movie Reviews by Sean I. Mills
SOLID PERFORMANCE— Charles Lott Jr., left, Ben Affleck and Al Madrigal in a scene from “The Way Back.”

Affleck gives solid performance in 'The Way Back'

5 days ago
Before all the movie theaters across the state were closed down for the coronavirus, I managed to catch one final viewing of “The … Read More
STANDARD ACTION FLICK — Vin Diesel as Ray Garrison in a scene from “Bloodshot.”

‘Bloodshot’ is a little more than a standard action film

Sunday, March 22
The last major Hollywood release for the foreseeable future is “Bloodshot”, a would-be superhero movie that ended up being little … Read More
OH BROTHERS — Tom Holland as the voice of Ian Lightfoot, and Chris Pratt as the voice of Ian’s older brother, Barley in a scene from “Onward.”

‘Onward’ is a take on classic Dungeons and Dragons fantasy

Thursday, March 19
The Pixar animation studio has earned their reputation as the best of the best, and while their latest feature — “Onward” … Read More
SPELLBOUND — In Disney and Pixar’s “Onward,” mom Laurel (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) shares a gift with sons Ian (Tom Holland) and Barley (Chris Pratt) from their late father that gives them an opportunity to spend one magical day with him.

'Onward' is a classic take on Dungeons and Dragons

Sunday, March 15
The Pixar animation studio has earned their reputation as the best of the best, and while their latest feature — “Onward” … Read More
THE INVISIBLE MAN — Released by Universal Pictures Aldis Hodge, from left, Elisabeth Moss and Sam Smith in a scene from the film. (Mark Rogers/Universal Pictures via AP)

'The Invisible Man’ is solid and straight forward

Sunday, March 8
Packed with thrills, chills and a good use of the classic movie monster, it is not hard to see why “The invisible Man” is a … Read More
TRAVEL COMPANION — Harrison Ford as John Thornton with Buck in a scene from the film “Call of the Wild.”

Ford takes a back seat in "The Call of the Wild"

Sunday, March 1
Your enjoyment of the new “The Call of the Wild” movie will depend on how much you enjoy watching silly dog antics, and on how … Read More

Genesis Group Op-Ed -- Education analytics

5 days ago

In the early 2000’s the Westmoreland Central School District was looking to improve high school academic results. Despite best efforts, innovative approaches and extra supports, some students …

Celebrating Student Achievement

Perfect Scores

5 days ago

Strough Middle School students from Karry Comfort’s first semester art class all received a 100 average.


It’s important now more than ever to understand Medicare, technology

Sunday, February 23

In July, 1965 under the leadership of President Lyndon Johnson, Congress created Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide health insurance coverage to all citizens aged 65 and over. Everyone …