DVD reviews: Silence is golden when it comes to ‘A Quiet Place’

"A Quiet Place" 4 stars Director John Krasinski ("The Office") shows one of the most effective ways to create scares and tension by using a very quiet approach. His film about a world where any noise can attract deadly attacks by strange creatures speaks volumes with limited...

Review: Does new ‘Mamma Mia!’ improve on the original? ABBA-solutely!

From left, Christine Baranski, Amanda Seyfried and Julie Walters co-star in “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!” (Courtesy Jonathan Prime, Universal Pictures)

Everything old is shockingly, stirringly new again in “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” the rare sequel so unexpectedly enchanting that it plays less like a rehash than a reclamation.

Movie review: ‘The Equalizer 2’ coasts on Washington’s charms

Denzel Washington returns in “The Equalizer 2.” (Glen Wilson/Sony, Columbia Pictures via AP)

It seems every venerable actor of a certain age has got to have a trusty action franchise to fall back on these days.

Dr. Pimple Popper now has her own reality TV show

This photo provided by Discovery Communication shows Dr. Sandra Lee during a procedure on the new show on TLC called

Dr. Sandra Lee, the online video star known as Dr. Pimple Popper, who films herself squeezing pus from acne, is now popping to television

Springsteen’s Broadway show to air on Netflix

Glory days are ahead if you’ve wanted to see Bruce Springsteen’s intimate one-man Broadway show but couldn’t get tickets because they were sold out.





Can less sometimes be best?

A nice old fellow who came to see me was his usual funny, cantankerous self, hobbling with his cane and grumbling about the ravages of time on his body.

Rick's List — I'll Fix Campaign Commercials Edition

These are eldritch times. The wolf is at the door; his breath is foul and he won't take no for an answer. Darkness and Decay are thinking about holding illimitable dominion over all. And, if he wasn't deceased, Greg Lake would fear tomorrow he'd...


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Brian Setzer Orchestra — Nov. 23 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $25, $45

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Tinsley Ellis, Tommy Castro and the Painkillers — Nov. 13 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $39-$43

OK Go — Nov. 3 at The Vets, Providence; tickets on sale now; $39-$59

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