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Tom Hanks delivers stellar performance as captain

LUKE BONIELLO STAFF WRITER Director Paul Greengrass (“The Bourne Supremacy” and “United 93”) delivers yet another heart-pounding, white-knuckle ride with his latest offering, “Captain Phillips.” Based on the true story…

Album Review: ‘Pelagial’ by The Ocean

ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER Perception, emotion, thought and feeling can all easily be influenced by various factors throughout life. The Ocean’s “Pelagial” attempts to change these in the listener. It…

‘39 Steps’ leaves audience laughing

BY RUTH DAVID ARTS & LIFE CORRESPONDENT “The 39 Steps” is a British thriller/comedy novel by John Buchan that rose to fame when it was adapted to the big screen…

‘Prisoners’ puts audience on emotional rollercoaster

BY EMILY CARPENTER ARTS & LIFE CORRESPONDENT Going to the movies is probably one of my favorite things to do in NEPA. In an area where the weather is unpredictable…

Battle of the bands rocks downtown

BY ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER Music fans in the Scranton area were treated to a fantastic Battle of the Bands Saturday courtesy of the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department.…

‘Insidious 2’ entertains fans of original film

BY BRIANNA KELLEY STAFF WRITER If I were to make a list of my top 10 horror movies, “Insidious” would be in the top five. It was one of the…

NHL 14 offers familiar fun for gamers

BY JAMES WALSH STAFF WRITER NHL 14 was just released Sept. 10, and holy puck is it good. The game, distributed by EA Sports, is available for Xbox, Playstation 3…

Key and Peele return for third season

BY THOMAS FOTI STAFF WRITER Comedy duo Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele returned to Comedy Central Wednesday night for the season three premiere of “Key and Peele.” In the first…

Final ‘Breaking Bad’ season thrills viewers

BY CORRINE DIGIOVINE STAFF WRITER “Breaking Bad” ended its most recent episode with probably one of the most intense scenes in the series. Granted, every episode ends like that, but…

Did ‘Sons of Anarchy’ cross line in season premiere?

BY JOSEPH WEITEMEYER ARTS & LIFE EDITOR The premiere episode for season six of “Sons of Anarchy” (“SOA”) aired Tuesday on FX and gave viewers more than they were ready…