By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal Director Clint Eastwood probably felt he had to try something different with his latest film, “Sully.” As many people know, pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger landed a wounded jet on the Hudson River, and all 155 people on board the plane lived to tell about it. The media gave the […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – The goal of the Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club has always been the same – to honor Presley and help grow a new generation of fans. In 60 years, they’ve done that, to a new generation and beyond. What started in 1956 as “The Elvis Presley Sweethearts” […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Music icon Willie Nelson is set to perform live in concert at the BancorpSouth Arena on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. The award-winning music legend has released more than 200 albums in his six-decade career, in addition to being an author, actor and activist. Tickets will go on sale Friday, […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal PASADENA, Calif. – When the time’s right, Molly Perkins would like to return to the South to live and work, but she’s not ready yet. “Los Angeles is the mecca of the industry,” the 25-year-old said during a phone interview. “I knew I needed to work here and prove […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – If fast-paced comedy, sight-gags and a Dean Martin/Jerry Lewis-style vaudeville-esque routine from explorers Lewis and Clark are your thing, Tupelo High is offering the complete history of America, in just under 90 minutes. “The Complete History of America (Abridged)” promises 600 years of history in 6,000 seconds, […]

Let’s be honest, it’s been a long time since some of us were in kindergarten – some 25 years for me, if we’re being precise. I was in Jone Coggins’ class at Harrisburg Baptist Church. While we’re being honest, Mrs. Jone is a frequent memory of mine, and I always love seeing her, but I […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal I have no idea how “The Light Between Oceans” will affect someone who’s completely unaware of what’s to come. Consider that opening sentence a spoiler alert, though not much of one, because the previews for the film made it quite clear to expect heartbreak. It’s a slow movie – […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – “Smoothin & Groovin” may be the name of Jace Nicholas’ album releasing this week, but it’s a pretty good way to describe his outlook on life also. “It’s just a blessing to wake up every morning to messages and emails from people all across the world telling […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – “Tinker” is a good name for Glenn Payne’s latest movie project. The local filmmaker has made “about” 25 films in the past decade, some full-length, some short films. And he sometimes changes his mind about which medium he prefers. “I do really enjoy that you can sort […]