July 29, 2015 12:00
The independent feature marks writer/ producer/director Daniel Peddle’s narrative debut feature. Peddle, a graduate of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and New York University, spent his childhood in rural North Carolina, with fragments of past images etched in his memory that would inspire him to make Sunset Edge....
July 29, 2015 12:00
In the “future” of 1990, the Big Apple is rotten to the core as gangs rule the Bronx, none more feared than the Riders, led by “Trash” (Mark Gregory, AKA Marco Di Gregorio, in his screen debut), who has hooked up with Anne (Castellari’s daughter Stefania Girolami), heiress to the powerful Manhattan Corporation....
July 29, 2015 12:00
Although the award-winning comedy/drama is bursting with attitude and sass, what’s lacking in director/ producer Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch’s screenplay is a sense of where these characters came from. We know that Sin-Dee has just been sprung from jail and that, of the pair, she’s easily the more volatile than Alexandra....
July 22, 2015 12:00
In April, UNCSA School of Filmmaking graduate and acclaimed filmmaker David Gordon Green did something he’s done several times before – premiere his latest film at the annual RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston- Salem. He also took time to likewise do something he’s done several times before – speak with this writer....
July 22, 2015 12:00
It’s an average Saturday at a suburban high school, where five archetypical students have been given detention. Emilio Estevez plays the jock, Anthony Michael Hall the geek, Judd Nelson the rebel, Molly Ringwald the debutante and Ally Sheedy the misfit....
July 22, 2015 12:00
Remarkably, the film doesn’t vilify illegal immigrants or even those who manufacture and smuggle narcotics across the border. The problem is the source. The source is the widespread influence and power of the cartels, who operate both above and below the law, managing even to infiltrate and corrupt high government....
July 22, 2015 12:00
There’s the everyman – Rudd’s ex-con cat burglar Scott Lang – who undergoes the transformation into Ant-Man under the direction and discretion of Michael Douglas – as scientist Hank Pym, who provides both the film’s voice of reason and font of exposition....
July 15, 2015 12:00
There are only 25 films that were selected for the 2015 PBS Online Film Festival, and two of them were produced right here in the Piedmont Triad by students from the School of Filmmaking at the UNCSA School of the Arts in Winston-Salem....
July 15, 2015 12:00
In order to make Superman IV, Christopher Reeve persuaded the Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus at Cannon Films to produce this 1987 urban drama, which turned out to be one of the better Golan/Globus films (but not a hit) – and brought Morgan Freeman his first Oscar nomination, as Best Supporting Actor....
July 15, 2015 12:00
This is familiar screen territory for Andersson, who specializes in such social, cultural and political mockery, as he wends his way through modern-day Sweden, dropping in on various characters as they go about their daily lives, observing (and sometimes reacting to) the goings-on around them....

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