Though she is known to many as the director of big, broad ’90s studio comedies such as “Wayne’s World” and “Black Sheep,” Penelope Spheeris is revered by others for her trilogy of L.A.-set music documentaries, “The Decline of Western Civilization” Parts 1, 2 and 3.
“Arkham Knight” is (for the moment) Rocksteady Studios’ final punctuation on what has become an acclaimed addition to both video games and a venerated character’s 76 year old backstory. Sadly, that mark ends up as more of a period and less of the exclamation mark the series truly deserved.
The first time my wife and I went out for drinks in Naples, we were surprised by the plates of unordered food our server delivered with our cocktails, from bite-size pizzas to olives and small breadsticks.
The march to graduation includes a procession of “lasts.” Last day of class, last lunch to pack. Finals. This is especially true for my husband and me this spring, as our youngest child completes high school.
The music won’t be to everyone’s taste, but for a colorful party atmosphere, Hamburg is the place to be on July 11, as the city grooves to the sights and sounds of its annual party known as Schlagermove.
He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints. His espionage put the United States in position to dominate the skies and confirmed the vulnerability of Soviet air defenses. And he had vanished.