By John DeSando, "It's Movie Time," "Cinema Classics," and "On the Marquee
"I was hoping you'd have hair . . ." Sarah (Mary-Louise Parker)
We know Bruce Willis doesn't have hair, but like his reluctant companion, Sarah, on a picaresque around America, we think he's cool because of the lack. And so Red goes, a comedy-adventure about the CIA pursuing one of its retired agents, Frank Moses (Willis), who needs to consult with old friends to find out why he's a target.
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By John DeSando, "It's Movie Time," "Cinema Classics," and "On the Marquee"
". . . He not busy being born is busy dying." Bob Dylan
Having The King of Hearts and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest as the gold standards of mental ward films meant I would not be favorably disposed ahead of time to It's Kind of a Funny Story. After all, what can beat the eccentric, zany worlds of either of my golden films?
Columbus, OH – Democratic Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray's Republican challenger is charging that Cordray is a publicity hound. Mike DeWine contends Cordray is so interested in polishing his public image, he's ignored a main duty of the A.G. --- helping local police solve crimes. Cordray says it's not true and that DeWine is simply upset that he hasn't won endorsement from law enforcement groups. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Toledo, OH – The major party candidates for U.S. Senate met last night for the first of three debates in eight days. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports it didn't take long for the sparks to start flying.
Columbus, OH – For months now, critics of the proposed 3C passenger rail have said it's too slow, too inconvenient and too expensive. Now, the Ohio Department of Transportation has come out with a new study that refutes those criticisms. But will the study be enough to convince the train's critics? Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles takes a look at that question.