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The Romantic Era releases new ‘Forever’ music video

   December 19, 2014 2:31 pm

One of Erie’s fave pop rock bands, The Romantic Era, just released a new music video featuring their latest single, “Forever.”   The song, the second of several special releases the band has planned for the holiday 2014/beginning of 2015, is available on iTunes.     And ICYMI, check out the TRE’s other recent single, “Alone,” which…

‘Colbert Report’ airs last show tonight

   December 18, 2014 3:43 pm

Has it really been 17 years since Stephen Colbert first came into our pop culture consciousness? That’s when the 50-year-old satirist got his start as a correspondent on “The Daily Show.” In 2005, Comedy Central gave Colbert his own show and, well, away he went. Tonight is Colbert’s last show for “The Colbert Report.” Next…

7 reasons we love ‘Hobbit’ star Martin Freeman

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   December 17, 2014 1:45 pm

Alas, the Unexpected Journey must come to an end sometime.   “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the third and final film in director Peter Jackson‘s prequel series based on the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien, is now in theaters and getting plenty of buzz.   And although it’s a highly anticipated, action-filled end…

2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced

   December 16, 2014 9:49 am

Powerhouse performers Lou Reed, Green Day and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts are among the newest inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, according to an announcement today.   Former Beatle Ringo Starr will also receive the Award for Musical Excellence and is the last of the Fab Four to be inducted into…

Syfy’s anticipated ‘Ascension’ miniseries launches tonight

   December 15, 2014 2:59 pm

Get ready to explore the murky depths of humanity in this highly anticipated three-night sci-fi drama “Ascension,” debuting tonight, 9 p.m., on Syfy.   The miniseries follows the little-known starship Ascension — a craft carrying hundreds of people that was covertly launched in 1963 by the U.S. government. Fifty years into the its century-long journey to a new world, a grisly murder…

ICYMI: ‘Insurgent’ movie trailer will blow you away

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   December 15, 2014 10:19 am

Shailene Woodley is back and is kicking major butt in the newly released movie trailer for “Insurgent.”   Woodley reprises her role as Tris, a young women whose destiny as a rare Divergent challenges her sense identity and loyalty, and begins to unravel the dystopian society in which she lives. Also returning in the film is hunky Theo…

Who you should be rooting for at the Golden Globe Awards

   December 11, 2014 11:29 am

My quick take on some of the 2015 Golden Globe nominations, which were announced this morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: I’m thrilled that “Boyhood” and its writer-director Richard Linklater are getting some major love. The film, shot over a 12-year period, scored five nominations, including best drama, and best director and best screenplay…

Will Bale deliver as Moses?

   December 10, 2014 11:03 am

We’ve seen this Old Testament tale told on the big screen before. Moses. Pharaoh. A daring escape by hundreds of thousands of Jewish slaves from Egypt. The 10 deadly plagues that follow. Now comes Oscar-winning director Ridley Scott and his $140 million big-budget blockbuster, “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” opening Thursday night at Tinseltown in Summit…

34 years later, shock of Lennon’s death doesn’t fade

   December 8, 2014 10:02 am

On this day 34 years ago, John Lennon was shot and killed outside his home at the exclusive Dakota apartment building in New York City. The iconic former Beatle’s death was a shocker, and one of those moments in history when you remember how you heard the news and where you were when you heard…

Riverside Inn featured in ‘Dead Files Revisited’ airing Saturday

   December 6, 2014 11:33 am

Something strange is going on at Riverside: The Inn at Cambridge Springs.   Or at least  that’s what Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan from the Travel Channel‘s “The Dead Files” had to say when they visited the place more than a year ago. Now the two hosts will share even more information about their previous visit at the…