The Daily Scoop 10-4-2016
The Daily Scoop is our morning segment that highlights stories trending on social media.
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The end is near in “X-Men Apocalypse.” This summer franchise awakens Oscar Isaac as the most powerful of all the X-Men. He’s been dormant for thousands of years, but looks to quench his thirst with the power of other mutants to create a new world order.
Chris Pine goes to outer space to find inner peace in “Star Trek Beyond.” This chapter gets its lens flares from “Fast and Furious” director Justin Lin, replacing JJ Abrams. The “Enterprise” crew gets shot down by an enemy swarm, and only an alien warrior can get them back in the fight. “Star Trek” is digital this week.
Art imitates strife in the bonus features for “The Purge: Election Year.” This version finds Frank Grillo working as chief of security for a presidential candidate. But they are forced out onto the streets on the one night of the year where all crime is legal, including murder.
A young musician hears doves cry in “Purple Rain.” This classic is part of the “Prince Movie Collection,” a set of all three films starring the late Prince. Also included are 1990’s “Graffiti Bridge,” and period piece “Under the Cherry Moon.”
Checking off the bucket list
A St. Louis woman was arrested at her senior living home on Friday, but she was asking for it—literally! 102-year-old Edie Simms was cuffed and placed into the back of a patrol car. It was part of her bucket list.
The St. Louis Metro Police Department says it does a lot of work with the senior center and was happy to help Simms fulfill her wish.
Sioux Falls Waitress Receives Nasty Note
A waitress at Cherry Creek Grill in Sioux Falls is getting a lot of community support after she got a nasty note from a customer.
Instead of writing down a dollar amount in the tip line, the waitress says the customer wrote, “Lose weight.”
An image of the receipt went viral on Facebook with more than 100 people leaving uplifting comments to the waitress. Several even delivered hand-written notes to her at Cherry Creek Grill.
The waitress says management does know who wrote the message, and that person is no longer allowed inside the restaurant.