Akin to titles by fellow Scandinavians Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson, Norwegian author Nesbo spins an exciting, edge-of-your-seat thriller with a whole lot of punch. The “creep” factor is high here so don’t read at bedtime…nightmares of snowmen staring through the window at you are almost guaranteed. Telling the story of a serial killer who […]
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Summer in Provence sounds good to me. Since this year I cannot afford to go, I’m rewatching two of my favorite Provence films. If you are in the same boat as me (no money), try watching the South of France go by on your TV, rather than running up your credit card. Two films come […]
Set during both WWII and in the mid-1980s, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is an exceptional novel about a time in history American we are too willing to forget…the internment of Japanese Americans during the war. Set in Seattle, Hotel focuses around main character Henry, who is a young 12-year-old Chinese American […]
For the entire month of July, come to any ADULT film program and receive TWO (that’s 2!) punches on your Hollywood on Oakton punch card. WOW! What a deal! Here are the THREE eligible July programs: Sat., Jul. 2, 2-3:45pm — The Switch (PG-13) Thurs., Jul. 21, 2-4:10pm — Hereafter (PG-13) (Closed Captioned) Thurs., Jul. […]