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McLean, Alexander Wharton

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL Alexander Wharton McLean, 57, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018, at his residence in St. Augustine, FL. He struggled with diabetes and its various complications throughout his life, but always had a positive outlook and never allowed those conditions to limit him. Alex was born and raised in Greensboro, NC. He […]

Christian Bale is great in Hostiles, making a relentlessly bleak Western compelling

With Christian Bale starring and Scott Cooper directing, Hostiles wasn’t going to be a thrilling action figure glamorizing the American frontier and the brutal conflicts between Army soldiers and Native Americans. This is something of a deconstruction or reexamination of the Western, an unflinching light shown on narratives that were once celebrated and mythologized. It’s […]