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REEL TO REAL
‘1917’ is an uncomfortable, yet unbelievably enjoyable action drama

“1917” (Rated C) Cast: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden Genre: Action Drama Dwight’s Rating: A “gimmick” doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. Although we’ve got far more examples of them

Two great Golden Globe-nominated films to see before Sunday’s awards

The 77th Golden Globe Awards take place this Sunday. Family divorce drama “Marriage Story” leads all nominations with six. The comedy “Knives Out” has three, tied for second most in the

‘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

FOOT HEALTH
Foot pain and exercise

At this time of year, beginning a new exercise program is popular and can be very rewarding. However, there can be some set-backs. Foot pain is one of the most

How your feet work

Most people don’t think much about their feet - we just expect them to be there and work when we need them to. But the feet are the most neglected

Keeping feet healthy in the new year

As we begin this new year, it is a time of change and new beginnings. Exercise is one of the most common resolutions or goals for the new year. Often,

Alcohol and your feet

During this festive time of the year, it is common for many persons to drink alcohol. But please be cognizant of the fact that alcohol doesn’t just affect your judgment.

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

THE SPECIALIST
Why you get gum disease

Do your gums bleed when you brush or for no reason at all? Have you ever been told you have gum disease? Do you have shaky teeth or know family members who

Why x-rays are necessary

Patients often think about x-rays more than the dentist does. At Center for Specialized Dentistry, patients often ask the following questions: “What did the x-rays show?” or “Is anything wrong?” The purpose

Diagnosis is key to success in dental treatment

Would you try to patch a car tire without knowing what caused the leak or where the leak started? Did the leak originate from the tube or the rim? How about

What you should expect in a dental examination

The dental examination tends to be one of our greatest fears. What will the dentist do? Will it be painful? Is the treatment affordable? What will they find? These are