OPENING THIS WEEK: THE FAREWELL PARTY (unrated, 95 mins.) A unique, compassionate and unlikely funny story of a group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home who decide to help their terminally ill friend. When rumors of their assistance begin to spread, more and more people ask for their help, and […]
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 […]
OPENING THIS FRIDAY: FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (rated PG-13, 119mins.) In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. THE APU TRILOGY – APARAJITO […]
By Michael A. Wiseman Internet fanboyz: you know, the basement-dwelling, internet-blogging, stay-at-home, “but Peter Parker on Earth One uses web cartridges!” type. They’re a nuisance… they’ve run amok. And their latest series of blunders – empowered, no doubt, by a flattering portrayal on TV’s number one comedy ‘The Big Bang […]
By Michael A. Wiseman A new month means new titles on Netflix! Here’s a complete calendar on everything that’s coming to the streaming service in May.