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Wanna be a Camel City Movie Extra?

By Staff The upcoming rodeo film, “The Longest Ride”, will be shooting Winston-Salem and the production has put out a call for extras to fill the stands. “The Longest Ride” is a love story that follows the lives of two couples, one young and one old. One of the featured […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Gets Re-cranked at a/perture

By Miles Bumgardner Halloween comes early this year to the Winston Salem area as our very own Aperture Cinema will be showing the original 1974 classic “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” from July 18th through the 24th. That’s right boys and girls! Tobe Hopper’s independent horror classic will be sure to generate […]

by · July 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film

Who Are The Guardians of the Galaxy?

By Michael A. Wiseman   Summer blockbuster trailers inevitably give the whole story of a movie – who is starring, what’s going to happen, and the approximate explosions-to-dialogue ratio. This generally works in getting people’s rear-ends into stadium-seating cineplexes (it also happens to be the exact reason I avoid most […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Return to the Planet of the Apes – An Animated Barrel of Monkeys

By Michael A. Wiseman     As a kid in a local elementary after-school program, Fridays were the best. We had regimented homework, physical education, and arts programs Monday through Thursday. But come week’s end, they crowded all of us skinny-legged, bushy-eyed children into the gymatorium, rolled in a tv […]

by · July 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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r/eview- A Hard Days Night

By Joyce Carter Back in 1964, my Dad took me to see “A Hard Day’s Night.” I don’t remember much: I was only 4. I do remember the intensity of the screaming girls in the theatre. I remember that it seemed like a live-action Saturday morning cartoon. What sticks in […]

by · July 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Golden Globe Winner Coming to Edward McKay Used Books

By Staff Edward McKay Used Books & More in Winston-Salem is excited to welcome Golden Globe winning actress, Piper Laurie. Ms. Laurie will be in the store July 10 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, signing copies of her autobiography, “Learning to Live Out Loud”. Piper Laurie has won a Golden Globe, […]

Wake Forest Alumnus Inspires Law School’s Role in New CBS Show

Wake Forest Alumnus Inspires Law School’s Role in New CBS Show

By Staff Scott Davis has extended his loyalty to his alma mater all the way to Hollywood. His longtime girlfriend, Dana Stevens, is a screenwriter and creator/executive producer/writer of the new television series, “Reckless,” that CBS is airing the pilot on Sunday, June 29, at 9 p.m. (EST). In the […]

by · June 24, 2014 · 2 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Filmed in Camel City – “You Are Here” First Trailer Released

By Staff “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner and his crew came to Winston-Salem in 2013 and filmed his first feature.  “You Are Here” has done well at film festivals and the marketing department is gearing up for a summer release. The first trailer is now online. The film stars Wilkes […]


Dead Men Walking: 25 Essential Zombie Flicks

By Miles Bumgardner When there’s no more room in production hell, the dead shall walk in the silver screen! Ah yes, don’t we all love a good zombie flick? The most human monster of all, and therefore the most terrifying, the zombie genre is something that is here to stay […]

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RiverRun International Film Festival Receives Grants

by Staff RiverRun International Film Festival is honored to announce that it has been awarded grants from two exceptional local foundations. The John Wesley and Anna Hodgin Hanes Foundation awarded RiverRun $37,500 and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts awarded […]