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On June 28, the Conway Public Library is hosting a Drag Queen Story Hour, which an ill-informed vocal minority is speaking out against. A trip over to the event’s Facebook page reveals some hate-filled comments not worth repeating here.

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“Aladdin,” Disney’s latest live-action remake of one of its animation classics is good, if completely unnecessary. It does very little to distinguish itself from the 1992 film that gifted the world with Robin Williams’ Genie, one of the all-time great voice-acting performances.

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It is fitting that “John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum” opened the same week as “A Dog’s Purpose.” Clearly, a dog’s purpose is to motivate retired assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) to go on a vengeful killing spree after the puppy gifted to him by his recently deceased wife is brutally killed.

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Full disclosure: I know very little about Pokemon. I’ve never played any of the video games, collected the cards, watched the show or animated films or prowled the streets catching “pocket monsters” with the Pokemon Go app. And yet, I thoroughly enjoyed “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu,” the firs…

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To quote Hawkeye actor Jeremy Renner when avoiding “Avengers: Endgame” spoilers during interviews: “It begins … and it ends.” That is actually a perfect way to sum up the Marvel Cinematic Universe up to this point. What began with “Iron Man” in 2008 is ending with “Avengers: Endgame.”

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With “Avengers: Endgame,” the sequel to last year’s “Avengers: Infinity War” and the culmination of 11 years and 21 previous films, officially in theaters, let’s take a closer look at some of the people behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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“Unicorn Store,” the directorial debut of Brie Larson, opens with Larson painting a canvas with bright pastel colors and glitter. It is revealed she’s presenting her final work for art school. A panel of serious-minded professors dressed in black mark her efforts as a complete failure.

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“Shazam!” the latest collaboration between DC Comics and Warner Bros., represents the newest comic book superhero movie to make it to theaters and it won’t be the last. Just this month, we will be seeing two more: “Hellboy” and “Avengers: Endgame,” and in the coming months we will be getting…

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“Dumbo,” the first of three live-action remakes of classic Disney animated films coming this year (“Aladdin” arrives May 24 and “The Lion King” on July 19), is a charming reworking of the 1941 original.

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For those too young to remember, 1994 was a good year for films. For everyone else, get ready to feel old as several major pop-culture touchstones are turning 25 this year.

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This week, I reviewed Advice To The Players’ production of “Taming of the Shrew.” In my research, I was surprised to discover that there was an unofficial sequel written by John Fletcher called “The Woman's Prize, or the Tamer Tamed.”