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REEL TO REAL
‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ proves it’s time to pack it in 

 “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” (Rated B) Cast: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega Genre: Fantasy/Sci-fi Dwight’s Rating: 2.5 Stop right there! If you are a superfan, and know all

Prepare for an uncomfortable and emotional but still fun ride with ‘Queen & Slim’

“Queen & Slim” (Rated C) Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine Genre: Drama/Thriller Dwight’s Rating: “Well if it isn’t the black Bonnie and Clyde?” So says Uncle Earl (Bokeem Woodbine) to characters we know

‘The Irishman’… a too-long film that’s still worth seeing

“The Irishman” (U.S. Rated R) Cast: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Ray Romano Genre: Crime Drama Dwight’s Rating: Is it 2020 yet? The calendar had suggested it was just the first week in

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ sacrifices what I expected to see

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” (Rated B) Cast: Angelina Jolie, Michelle Pfeiffer, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor Genre: Fantasy/Action, Adventure Dwight’s Rating: If somehow you missed the series finale of “Game of Thrones” this past May

Freaky tech becomes an unwelcome presence all around with ‘Gemini Man’

“Gemini Man” (Rated T) Cast: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong Genre: Action/Thriller Dwight’s Rating: Much like how those born under the astrological sign Gemini are notoriously known for their dual

Joaquin Phoenix is almost too good and ‘Joker’ is almost too real

 “Joker” (Rated C) Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy Genre: Drama/Thriller Dwight’s Rating: This is the most-timely film of the year! It joins a select list of pictures that perfectly capture

‘Abominable’ will be loved by the kids

“Abominable” (Rated T) Cast: Chloe Bennet, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Albert Tsai, Sarah Paulson Genre: Fantasy/Adventure Dwight’s Rating: Somebody’s obsessed! Or really trying to get a certain point across! In just two years, there’ve now been

Introspective ‘Ad Astra’ asks some interesting questions

“Ad Astra” (Rated T) Cast: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler Genre: Drama/Fantasy/Mystery Dwight’s Rating: A science-fiction film for those not really interested in science-fiction. That may be the best way to

‘Hustlers’ is eye-poppingly good!

“Hustlers” (Rated C) Cast: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer Genre: Comedy/Drama Dwight’s Rating: 3.5 Stars It’s not what you’re thinking. Unless you’re thinking “Hustlers” is going to be one of the best

FOOT HEALTH
Eat with your feet in mind

A gout attack during the holidays can cancel your holiday plans and stop all your fun. Changes in your diet, including over indulging in certain foods and beverages, can trigger

Holiday feet survival guide

The holidays put great demands on the feet with all the standing, walking, shopping and dancing we do. Any foot complaint or problem can put a damper on your holiday

Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis

Osteoarthritis, pronounced (AH-stee-oh-ar-THREYE-tis), is the most common type of arthritis and is seen especially among older people affecting millions of people worldwide. Osteoarthritis most affects cartilage (KAR-til-ug), the hard but

The role of patient education in preventing diabetic foot

Uncontrolled diabetes and its complications including those in the feet and legs leave countless people very sick or in an early grave and the health care system spiralling to find

How diabetes affects the feet

Diabetes is becoming more and more common, with more than 20 percent of Bahamians currently living with the disease. It is also one of the top leading causes of death

Diabetic foot ulcer

A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that is commonly located on the bottom of the foot and may take a long time to, or never, heal.

Diabetic foot screening

The number of people with diabetes continues to grow at alarming rates locally and internationally. In 2003, the global prevalence of diabetes was estimated at 194 million. This figure is

Pain-free high heels

Among young women, wearing high-heeled shoes is commonplace and a right of passage. Millions of women wear high heels almost every day and they have varying effects on the feet

Your feet matter

International Podiatry Day (IPD) is held each year to draw attention to foot health and podiatry. IPD, which is recognized every year on October 8, focuses on the impact and

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