“John Wick”

“John Wick”

Haters who rip Keanu Reeves for his wooden acting overlook the concomitant brilliance when he is cast as a tree. The title role in “John Wick” is uncommonly suited to his Botoxian stoicism. Wick, a retired gangland assassin, was so skilled at his job that when he told his then-boss, a powerful mobster name of […]

CUISINE SCENE: Seek and Ye Shall Find

CUISINE SCENE: Seek and Ye Shall Find

If you’ve never been to Shannon’s, chances are you may get a little lost trying to find the place. “It’s really hard to find unless someone tells you about it,” says Manager Barbara Robinson. “It’s not like we’re right on Washington Road. You kind of have to look for it.” Located in an office complex […]

“St. Vincent”

“St. Vincent”

Bill Murray plays Vincent, the titular lout in the new comedy “St. Vincent,” as a throwback sort of aging American white male. Murray was born in 1950, so Vincent is approaching what ought to be retirement age — and yet he seems to work less than he does fritter his few greenbacks at the race […]