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Video Vault – Oct 11, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK TOPPER (VCI Entertainment): For vintage charm, Cary Grant and Constance Bennett are the ghosts with the most ...
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Savoring the sounds and legacy of John Coltrane

The RiverRun International Film Festival’s ongoing “Films With Class” program has teamed with ITVS’s “Indie Lens Pop-Up” for a special screening of the documentary feature ...
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Anne Bancroft: An actor for all seasons

ANNE BANCROFT: A LIFE by Douglass K. Daniel. Published by University Press of Kentucky. 400 pages. $34.95 retail. Anne Bancroft (1931-2005) was unquestionably one of ...
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Video Vault – Oct 4, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK MESSAGE FROM SPACE (Shout! Factory): In the wake of Star Wars‘ phenomenal success came a slew ...
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OUT and about: Winston-Salem film festival celebrates diversity and determination

As October is LGBTQ History Month, so it’s only fitting that the fourth annual “OUT at the Movies” International LGBT Film Festival, which is presented ...
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Video Vault – Sep 27, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE HERO (LionsGate): UNCSA School of Filmmaking graduate Brett Haley scores big with this warm, witty ...
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For Halloween, a pair of scares — with yours truly ...

A/perture Cinema’s ongoing “Looking @ Art Cinema” screening series takes on a darker, more fearful hue next month, with a pair of big-screen chillers most ...
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Video Vault – Sep 20, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK RE-ANIMATOR (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment Group): With his 1985 feature debut, filmmaker Stuart Gordon scored an instant cult ...
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UNCSA’s “magnificent seven”

On Sept.22, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking will present a special selection of its best and brightest student ...
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Wreak Havoc Film Festival: Fear, fright and fun

Wreak Havoc Productions is getting the jump on the Halloween season, as the independent,  Triad-based film consortium presents its third Wreak Havoc Horror Fest, designed ...