OPENING THIS FRIDAY: MR HOLMES (rated PG, 105mins.) In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of […]
By Staff In the summer of 2014, with the incentives that drive the North Carolina film industry locked up in a nasty, partisan political battle a group of film craftspeople from Winston-Salem shot a gorgeous and inspiring short. “Reverie” is a meditation on imagination and joy that shows just […]
By Staff The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus has announced the appointment of Dr. Sonja Sepulveda in the position of Artistic Director beginning June 22nd. She replaces Barbara C. Beattie who founded the WSYC in 1993 and has impacted the lives of hundreds of youth over the years. Mrs. Beattie will be […]
OPENING TODAY: RESULTS (Rated R, 105mins.) Recently divorced, newly rich, and utterly miserable, Danny (Kevin Corrigan) would seem to be the perfect test subject for a definitive look at the relationship between money and happiness. Danny’s well-funded ennui is interrupted by a momentous trip to the local gym, where he […]
By Marshall Shaffer The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) has produced many a successful alumni from its film program: David Gordon Green, Jeff Nichols, Craig Zobel … and now, Brett Haley. In the decade since his graduation in 2005, Haley’s had quite the wild ride – […]
OPENING THIS FRIDAY: THE SEVEN FIVE (rated R, 102 mins.) In the 1980s, Michael Dowd patrolled the mean streets of one of the toughest precincts in Brooklyn. He also headed a ruthless criminal network that stole money and drugs, ultimately resulting in the city’s biggest ever corruption scandal. In this […]
OPENING THIS FRIDAY: I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY (90mins.) Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping. IN THE NAME OF MY DAUGHTER (116mins.) Renee (Catherine Deneuve), owner of a prestigious casino, is […]
By Michael A. Wiseman As if the summer months didn’t already have enough to offer – great weather, fun events in downtown Winston-Salem, and big-budget cineplex blockbusters – Netflix has loaded its slate for June.