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Video Vault – Feb 1, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK SCAVENGER HUNT (Kino Lorber Studio Classics): An all-star cast enlivens this silly, juvenile, self-explanatory 1979 comedy ...
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RiverRun salutes the screen legacy of Barbara Stanwyck

  by Mark Burger   Following the success of its inaugural “RiverRun Retro” in November featuring actress Millie Perkins (The Diary of Anne Frank) and ...
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A Detour into danger

A Detour into danger *** Gritty, hard-bitten and deeply cynical, writer/director Christopher Smith’s stylish Detour is deeply steeped in the trappings of film noir. For ...
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Video Vault – Jan 25, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK PHANTASM (Well Go USA Entertainment): Filmmaker Don Coscarelli scored an instant cult classic with this inspired ...
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Game on for Artistic Connection’s “Game Set” event

At the Artistic Connection, they’re not playing games, but they are hosting a special seminar and networking event that delves into the billion-dollar gaming industry. ...
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A/perture makes an adjustment to non-profit status

As Winston-Salem’s a/perture cinemas shines a light toward its eighth anniversary, the three-screen independent multiplex has made an organizational transition in which it will now ...
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Video Vault – Jan 11, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK HELL OR HIGH WATER (CBS Films/LionsGate): There’s a distinct Western flavor to director David Mackenzie’s award-winning ...
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A view of The Room

In 2003, unsuspecting moviegoers were introduced to The Room, a low-budget drama that marked the auspicious feature debut of writer/producer/director/star Tommy Wiseau. Reaction to the ...
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Video Vault – Jan 4, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK “THE TWILIGHT ZONE”: THE COMPLETE SERIES (CBS DVD/Paramount): You simply can’t go wrong with Rod Serling’s ...
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Dirty turns thirty

For all the incurable romantics who revere Dirty Dancing (1987), you’ve got a big-screen treat in store just before Valentine’s Day. Once again, Fathom Events, ...