Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

Imagine dropping Nancy Drew into a neo-noir film from the 1970s, but Miss Drew has taken on some of the characteristics of Tatum O’Neal in The Bad News Bears. This contrast and the chemistry between stars Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling provide most of the fun in the noir comedy The Nice Guys, a film that otherwise struggles for coherence and consistency.

The Nice Guys is set in Los Angeles in 1977, and follows the investigations of Jackson Healey (Crowe), a tough guy who makes a living beating...

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If you’ve been around long-time investors, you’ll probably hear them say, ruefully, “If only I had gotten in on the ground floor of such-and-such computer or social media company, I’d be rich today.” That may be true — but is it really relevant to anyone? Do you have to be an early investor of a spectacular company to achieve investment success?

Not really. Those early investors of the “next big thing” couldn’t have fully anticipated the tremendous results enjoyed by those companies. But these...

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The Moment Between
by Nicole Baart
Tyndale House
PB, 362 pages

Abigail Bennett has been in her sister’s shadow since the day she was born. The only one able to calm her sister’s instability, Abigail has never truly been free to live her own life. Even after her sister’s suicide, Abigail still lives feels a bond to her departed sister.

Abigail ventures to Canada in a quest for revenge on Tyler Kampf, the man she blames for driving her sister over the edge. Through a series of unusual events...

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Money Monster focuses on one particularly tense day on the set of the eponymous financial advice show. In the wake of Ibis, a large financial company, losing $800 million dollars of investors’ money, Money Monster host Lee Gates (George Clooney) is in the midst of covering the fallout and trying to get CEO Walt Camby (Dominic West) on for an interview when a particularly angry investor, Kyle Budwell (Jack O’Connell) sneaks onto the set and takes Gates and the crew hostage. While Gates is held...

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When you add a child to your family, either through birth or adoption, it’s obviously an exciting and joyful time in your life — and it’s also a busy one, as you deal with all the challenges and commitments faced by all parents. However, hectic as your life may be, you’ll still need to think about making some key financial arrangements to accommodate your new child.

Here are some suggestions to consider:

•Get a Social Security number.
You’ll want to obtain a Social Security number for your...

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THE METHUSELAH
PROJECT
by Rick Barry
Kregel Publications
PB, 320 pages

What do you get when you cross Captain America with alternate history and secret Nazi science? Rick Barry’s The Methuselah Project. This novel tells the intertwining stories of Captain Roger Greene, a U.S. airman shot down over Germany in 1943, and Katherine Mueller, a young freelance editor and recent inductee into a secret society known as The Heritage Organization. There’s just one catch—Roger was shot down more than half a...

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