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Originally titled Den blomstertid nu kommer, The Unthinkable was completed in 2018. That it took three years to reach these shores in no way reflects the film’s quality — or lack thereof. But global circumstances brought an unexpected, even remarkable timeliness to the story, and it’s no sur…

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In the early 1970s, the British economy was so shaky that the government-mandated power shutdowns throughout the nation in order to save money. No electricity, no heat, no lights. These were, no pun intended, dark days in the U.K.

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With the Halloween season looming, the Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival is set to get things going in typically scream-filled fashion, as the seventh annual festival opens Friday at Marketplace Cinemas, 2095 Peters Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem.

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With Ocean’s 8 hitting the screen, there’s no better time to revisit one of the most entertaining heist film franchises in cinema history - the Ocean’s trilogy.

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Beginning Friday, “OUT at the Movies,” Winston-Salem’s popular LGBTQ+ festival and screening series, will commence its eighth annual International Film Fest at venues in downtown Winston-Salem and the ACE Exhibition Complex on the UNCSA main campus, 1533 S. Main Street, Winston-Salem.

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Instant cult status is assured for Censor, which marks an auspicious (albeit uneven) feature debut for co-writer/director Prano Bailey-Bond, as well as a strong showcase for leading lady Niamh Algar, who holds everything together – no mean feat – with an intense and affecting performance.

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The opening scenes in The Gateway, with its washed-out, swirling cinematography (courtesy Bryan Newman), portend something different than the standard-issue contemporary neo-noir.

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The purveyors — as opposed to creators — of Jurassic Hunt evidently believe that audiences starved for big-screen dinosaur action will watch anything involving dinosaurs, in lieu of waiting for Jurassic World: Dominion, which isn’t due for theatrical release until next year.

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A movie about a killer pair of blue jeans had better be played for laughs, and director/co-writer Elza Kephart’s blood-soaked Slaxx is not without its inspired gags.  

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It is well nigh impossible to provide an adequate description or synopsis for Mondo Hollywoodland, which makes sheer mockery of conventional storytelling. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, and although the film defies logic at almost every turn, and occasionally pushes too hard for cult st…

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One of California’s most historic and opulent mansions, a honeymoon love nest for Jack and Jackie Kennedy, and a big star in movies such as The Godfather and The Bodyguard, the famous Hearst Estate has finally sold. The only question is the final price.

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GREENSBORO, NC (August 26, 2021) – The Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library is offering Outdoor Adventurers of Color, a monthly series exploring opportunities for outdoor recreation, socialization and community engagement. 

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Surprise is an element sorely lacking in Locked In, a predictable and pedestrian thriller that marks the feature debut of writer/producer/director Carlos V. Gutierrez. For the fledgling filmmaker, the first time is not a charm. Better luck next time.

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Funhouse, a gore-soaked send-up of reality game shows, sees eight strangers, each one a celebrity of sorts, gathered together in a state-of-the-art studio to participate in the online reality series Furcas’ House of Fun. There, with their every move broadcast to a worldwide audience, they wi…

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Local businesses among the many beneficiaries from the $409+M to be invested in NC in 2021Raleigh, N.C. – Filmmakers producing projects in North Carolina are on track to invest a record amount of money in the state in 2021, Governor Roy Cooper announced earlier today during a press conferenc…

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The RiverRun International Film Festival’s next event, presented in collaboration with PBS North Carolina, will be a virtual screening of C.J. Hunt’s feature documentary The Neutral Ground, which will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26th, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.

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The self-explanatory documentary feature The Meaning of Hitler offers a contemporary analysis of Sebastian Hoffner’s non-fiction 1978 best-seller The Meaning of Hitler, originally published as Anmerkungen zu Hitler, as proffered by filmmakers Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker.

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WINSTON-SALEM, NC (AUGUST 12, 2021)— RiverRun is pleased to announce a virtual screening of the film The Neutral Ground, being presented in collaboration with PBS North Carolina.  This event will take place on Thursday, August 26 with the screening at 7 p.m., followed by a discussion with fi…

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This Thursday, the RiverRun International Film Festival will present a special free screening of award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson’s feature documentary Boss: The Black Experience in Business at Bookmarks (634 W. Fourth Street, Winston-Salem).

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Adapted from his short story El Pozo by executive producer Nicolas Giacobone, who won an Oscar for the screenplay of Birdman (2014), John and the Hole marks the feature debut of director/executive producer Pascual Sisto. It’s a well-made film, both strange and unconventional, but it’s also a…

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Television’s annual Emmy Awards won’t be handed out until Sept. 19th – with the ceremony being broadcast on CBS – but it’s safe to say that the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is already victorious, given the graduates of its School of Drama and School of Filmmaking w…

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Dreary and weary in equal measure, Midnight in the Switchgrass is a sub-par serial-killer thriller that marks the feature directorial debut of producer Randall Emmett, prolific purveyor of an endless stream of (mostly) direct-to-video action schlock.