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Johnny Depp in ‘Transcendence.’ (Special to The Commercial)

Movie Review - ‘Transcendence’

Apr 18, 2014 4:04pm

Although it never really moves beyond anything you’ve seen before, there’s a very good reason to plunk down your hard-earned money to see “Transcendence”: Johnny Depp sheds all of his quirks and...


Apr 17, 2014 3:04pm

Mount Zion General Baptist Church, 1941 Mt. Zion Road, Bee Branch, holds its annual Community Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19. The kids will hear the Easter Story, and dye and hunt eggs....

Book Review - ‘Dog Gone, Back Soon’

Apr 14, 2014 8:04pm

You were sure that everyone was in awe.

There you were, poised, confident and in control. You had a handle on things and you were workin’ it. All eyes were on you, watching, and you were...

Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner star in 'Draft Day.'

Movie Review - ‘Draft Day’

Apr 11, 2014 3:04pm

Kevin Costner has made great sports movies (“Bull Durham” and “Field of Dreams”).

He’s made good sports movies (“For Love of the Game” and “Tin Cup”).

And he’s made “Draft Day.”


Starting position for barbell deadlift complex with Laura Salcedo at Cross Fit Mountain's Edge on Wednesday March 19, 2014. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Personal Trainer - Squats, deadlift barbell complexes train tissues

Apr 08, 2014 6:04am

The Tyrannosaurus rex wouldn’t have liked pushups. That’s because it had short arms.

The mechanics would have been difficult for a T. rex to get into pushup position. The range of motion its...

Book Review - Get It Done

Apr 07, 2014 9:04pm

You’re hoping someone has a match.

That’s because you need a fire lit under your tail. You’ve been putting things off, lollygagging, dragging your feet, even though you know you’ve got lots...

Ending position for kicker with Laura Salcedo at Cross Fit Mountain's Edge on Wednesday March 19, 2014. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Personal Trainer - Pistol squats can be teaching tool for the body

Apr 04, 2014 6:04pm

Pistol squats are one of those exercises that can be intimidating at first. But with today’s modifications, you can ease your way into them.

Pistol squats are a single-leg squat. If you are...

Movie Review - ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

Apr 04, 2014 6:04am

The greatest praise you can heap on “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is that it doesn’t just work as a superhero movie. It works as a movie.

Take away the trio of ginormous helicarriers...

From Lallah’s GardenTime to start container gardening

Apr 02, 2014 4:04pm

Now is a good time of this year to tell you about container gardening. It’s fun! I’ve written about them before, but it is well worth repeating for our early April plants.

Your cabbage will...

Book Review - ‘Vintage’

Mar 31, 2014 5:03pm

The sweater is like an old friend.

Once upon a time, it was your mother’s favorite garment. Back then, it was sophisticated and elegant, with beads and bangles that must’ve made her feel...