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NOTE: I am reviewing this film because it has the highest domestic box office ($61 million) of any film in my cable provider’s “New and Featured” On Demand section that I have not yet reviewed.

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On Saturday, May 15, 25 members of Sun Prairie Forensics Team competed at the WFCA State Forensics Tournament. Due to current COVID-19 school closures, the tournament was held virtually. The team earned 4th place, defeating 44 other teams in the state. The team included students from both Su…

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The unrelenting barrage of bad news and stress can have a negative impact on both your body and your mind. Need a boost? According to recent research, some foods have the same effect on your body as taking a prescription mood-enhancing drug.

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In “Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America,” journalist David Kamp takes readers on a fascinating journey through the development of one of the most beloved shows on television.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Lauer accused author Ronan Farrow on Tuesday of shoddy and biased journalism in his book “Catch and Kill” that included what Lauer says is a false accusation that the former “Today” show host raped a co-worker.

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It has been over a month since “Trolls World Tour” took the On Demand world by storm, offering families the chance to catch a shiny new movie while stuck in quarantine. That film took in an estimated $100 million in revenue in its first two weeks, success that “Scoob!” is hoping to repeat wi…

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Memorial Day is a federal holiday created to remember those who died while serving our country. Because of the battle we are currently waging against COVID-19, I think it also would be fitting to recognize all of the front-line medical personnel, health workers and essential workers who are …

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Since last week I reviewed the most recent winner of the Oscar for Best Picture in “Parasite,” I thought it would be fun to this week take a look at the most recent winner of the Razzie for Worst Picture in “Cats.”

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The tradition of businesses handing out calendars to customers goes back more than 100 years. While the actual calendars were at times only slightly larger than a business card, it was the images, roughly 15” x 21”, that drew people to pick one up.

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It used to be that going to the grocery store was a routine and mundane task. Now with the COVID-19 pandemic, we all must think differently about going out to buy food and adjust the way that we prepare favorite family recipes based upon what is available. Basically, a DIY dinner recipe is a…

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This past February, the South Korean film “Parasite” did something that no other foreign-language, foreign-produced “international” film had ever done: win the Oscar for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.

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Sun Prairie students on the 2019-2020 Lakeside Lutheran High School Honor Roll

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You can thank “The Wretched” if you suddenly want to add another item to stock up with during this pandemic: salt. That's one of the only things that apparently keeps witches at bay. Pro tip: buy it in big bags.

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There’s no doubt things look a lot different than they did before COVID-19, but Girl Scouts of Wisconsin – Badgerland Council has embraced the “new normal” by providing virtual formats of its iconic programming – including summer camp.

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NOTE: Thanks to readers Bob and Darlene Bassett for suggesting this movie to review. If you would like to suggest an On Demand movie to review, please visit www.bobatthemovies.com and leave a comment under the first blog post.

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During these uncertain times when so many are ill, have lost their jobs and are frightened about what the future may hold, it’s easy to feel hopeless or become depressed.

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“The Gentlemen” marks director Guy Ritchie’s return to the genre that made him famous: snappy British crime thrillers.

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Although researchers haven’t come up with a foolproof way to avoid the more “musical” and indelicate side effect of beans, they have found yet another reason why you should eat more of them. In addition to their high protein and fiber content, a new study finds that beans, particularly black…

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In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, while people are cooped up inside to remain healthy, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism is offering online activities to inspire travel plans for the future and virtually explore the state’s natural wonders.

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On Sunday April 19, 2020 the 2nd annual B.E.A.M. (Black Excellence Achievement Makers) Awards were set to be presented at the Sun Prairie High School but this year the celebration could not happen in person because of the COVID-19 virus.

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Just like everything else, the Sun Prairie Public Library will celebrate National Library Week a little differently this year! Typically, we celebrate the week with programs and displays inside Sun Prairie's beautiful library, but we’re literally thinking “outside the box” this year!

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Earth Day is a celebration of the planet that people, plants and animals call home. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day was established to demonstrate support for environmental protection, and events are held each year on April 22. It is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and …

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The Sun Prairie Public Library, located at 1350 Linnerud Dr., is working to bring online programming for all age groups. See the Events Calendar on the library website for up-to-date event listings, and also check out the library’s Facebook pages.Upcoming events include:

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In an era where theaters are closed and studios are pushing back their hottest movies until next year, Universal has made the bold decision to release its animated would-be blockbuster “Trolls World Tour” straight to On Demand so it can capitalize on an audience with dwindling entertainment …

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Westside Elementary teachers and staff were missing their students and families so much that they decided to have a car parade on April 10 through the Westside neighborhoods.

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Whether you've been hit with lockdowns and quarantines, work and school closures, bad weather or power outages, or you just need to stock your pantry for the times you're unable to shop, here are some ways to create an emergency pantry using canned goods as staples.