May 4, 2016 12:00
(Quite frankly, some of these films sound more interesting than the megabuck big-studio blockbuster wannabes due for release this summer!) “These are the senior thesis films, representing the culmination of four years of intense study and collaboration for our graduating class,” explained Ruskin....
May 4, 2016 12:00
The formula is basically the same, only the titular holiday has changed. Set in and around Atlanta, which the filmmakers showcase almost shamelessly (especially the Four Seasons Hotel), we’re introduced to a group of characters, some of whom are already acquainted and most of whom will be by the end....
May 4, 2016 12:00
Key and Peele play cousins Clarence and Rell, who find themselves (way) in over their heads when they encounter a notorious gang of street toughs calling themselves “the 17th Street Blips” (a combination of “Bloods” and “Crips”)....
April 27, 2016 12:00
“This film is important as it provides a platform for initiating community conversations about one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time,” said Anu Williams, Forsyth Tech’s chair of Humanities, Communication and Fine Arts, in an official statement....
April 27, 2016 12:00
Nevertheless, McGregor is a lively counterpoint to Cheadle’s mercurial Davis. Like many actors-turned-directors, including his friend George Clooney, Cheadle allows his actors room to maneuver – even though his character is undoubtedly, and necessarily, the center of attention....
April 27, 2016 12:00
It would be impossible to “sanitize” the story of Chet Baker (1929-68), the talented but tormented trumpet player who became a legend in his own time, despite his ongoing efforts to sabotage himself. His was the world of the blues, awash in sadness, self-loathing, self-destruction, and a distinctive sound that still wins admirers the world over....
April 27, 2016 12:00
The adult Paul shows up from time to time throughout the narrative, which encompasses three chapters – “Childhood,” “Russia” and “Esther,” followed by “Epilogue.” The longest segment by far is the one devoted to “Esther,” who was Paul’s first love and the one who still haunts him more than 20 years later....
April 20, 2016 12:00
At the screening, which took place at the ACE Exhibition Complex on the UNCSA campus and was standing-room-only (among those in attendance was Winston-Salem mayor Allen Joines), RiverRun program manager Dossinger expressed her appreciation to the......
April 20, 2016 12:00
Ryan Reynolds appears briefly as CIA agent Bill Pope, who is murdered in the midst of a top-secret operation in London. Since only Pope knew the specifics of what he was up to, his boss (Gary Oldman) is determined to preserve his memories by implanting them in someone else’s cranium....

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