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Video Vault – Aug 16, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK THE EXORCIST III  (Scream Factory/Shout! Factory): Original author William Peter Blatty returned to the Exorcist fold to ...
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The Dune that never was … but might have been

The RiverRun International Film Festival and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art have teamed up again to present a special “Madmen and Masters” screening of ...
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Video Vault – Aug 9, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE EXCEPTION (LionsGate): At this stage in his distinguished and unstoppable career, Christopher Plummer can do ...
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Bonnie and Clyde back in theaters to celebrate 50th birthday

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Bonnie and Clyde (1967), one of the most popular and controversial films of its time ...
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Video Vault – Aug 2, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK BRAIN DAMAGE (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment Group): Independent filmmaker Frank Henenlotter will always be remembered for his ...
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Life on high with a view of Route 22

For those who remember, the early 1980s were a time of economic hardship, with a recession hanging over the country like a dark cloud. For ...
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Video Vault – July 26, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK STORMY MONDAY  (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment Group): Writer/director Mike Figgis’ award-winning 1988 debut is as steeped in the ...
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Talented trio receives Kenan kudos

Three incoming freshmen at University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem are the 2017 Kenan Excellence Scholars, named for William R. Kenan ...
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Spring Theatre showcases local teen playwrights

The Spring Theatre will present the world premiere of a pair one-act plays on July 28 and July 29 at the Mountcastle Theatre in downtown ...
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Video Vault – July 19, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK 8 MILLION WAYS TO DIE (Kino Lorber Studio Classics): Acclaimed filmmaker Hal Ashby suffered through a ...