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 […]
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.
OPENING TODAY: THE 100 YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT A WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED (rated R, 114mins.) After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey. THE SALT OF THE […]