Movie Reviews by Sean I. Mills
BAD BOYS ARE BACK — Will Smith and Martin Lawrence star in Columbia Pictures' "Bad Boys for Life."

'Bad Boys for Life' is a suprisingly solid and entertaining movie

Yesterday at 9:00 AM
More than 15 years since the previous film, “Bad Boys for Life” makes a good effort in its attempt to revive the franchise. … Read More
HEAT OF BATTLE — George MacKay as Schofield, center, in a scene from “1917,” directed by Sam Mendes.

Film follows trek through enemy territory

Sunday, January 19
The new war film “1917” is unlike any war movie you’ve ever seen before due to one unique filming technique. It’s also earning … Read More
literary classic — Clockwise from top left, Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh and Eliza Scanlen in Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women.”

Phenomenal job of literary classic

Sunday, January 12
“Little Women” is an exceptional film. It’s rich, it’s emotional, and everyone on screen is just perfect. Though the sudden … Read More

Sandler in a different role

Sunday, January 5
Adam Sandler is no longer just that weird, loutish comedian making silly movies. He still is all of that, but after a stellar turn in … Read More
HEROES — Joonas Suotamo is Chewbacca, Oscar Isaac is Poe Dameron, Daisy Ridley is Rey and John Boyega is Finn in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”

Episode 9 is ‘safe, fan-friendly’ Star Wars film

Sunday, December 29, 2019
This isn’t the end. There will be more Star Wars movies in the future. But for now, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is an … Read More
New adventure — Kevin Hart, from left, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black in a scene from “Jumanji: The Next Level.”

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ movie revived

Sunday, December 22, 2019
“Jumanji” is officially a franchise now, with a new sequel that is just as much fun, if not more so, than the previous film. … Read More

Check out the latest books, events at Jervis Public Library

Yesterday at 9:00 AM

Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., has 110,000 books; tens of thousands of digital books, audiobooks, movies, comics, and music via the hoopla app; nearly 20,000 digital books and …

Celebrating Student Achievement

Students honored for demonstrating character values of Cooperation and Respect

Yesterday at 8:50 AM

Ridge Mills held its January Pillar of PrideAssemblies on Thursday, January 16th Students were all smiles as theywere honored for demonstratingthe character values of COOPERATION and RESPECT


Medicare premiums increasing for 2020

Sunday, December 29, 2019

In the December column, I noted that the cost of Medicare Part B premiums had not yet been released and that they would be reviewed in this month’s column. The premium levels were announced at the …