Bob Brown

Bob is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute’s mid-career course.

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Born This Way

Television | A&E breaks new ground with reality series starring adults with Down syndrome
by Bob Brown
Posted 8/05/16, 01:00 am

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Star Trek Beyond capitalizes on classic formula

Movie | For fans of the franchise, the good old days are back
by Bob Brown
Posted 7/28/16, 11:37 am

After a half-century of TV shows, spinoffs, and—now—13 movies, it’s doubtful the Star Trek franchise will ever reach its final frontier. But the latest installment, Star Trek Beyond, makes a compelling case for the crew of the USS Enterprise to continue extending its “five-year mission to explore strange new worlds.”

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Ice Age: Collision Course leaves good storytelling out in the cold

Movie | The latest animated prehistoric kids tale pushes the franchise toward extinction
by Bob Brown
Posted 7/27/16, 02:29 pm

Ice Age: Collision Course, the fifth film in a franchise that this week topped $3 billion in total ticket sales worldwide, continues the loosely connected, chronological series of prehistoric tales.

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