The Harry Potter Generation Gets Epic Conclusion with Deathly Hallows Part II

Film review by Brennin Cummings

Being a massive Harry Potter fan, Friday July 15th approached with a sense of dread. Read more

Town Buys Old Cary Theater

Cary, NC – Rumor no more, the Town of Cary has purchased the old Cary movie theater on East Chatham Street, lately an auto parts store, for $410,000. Read more

History: Films, Exhibit and Reenactors in Morrisville This Week

Story from staff reports. Photo from Cedar Fork Rifles. Left, Duncan Parrish, right Edward Parrish, circa 1861.

Morrisville Historic Exhibit Grand Opening and Documentary Premier

The Town of Morrisville will unveil new historic exhibits and two video documentaries that feature the history of the town.

The exhibits will tell the story of Morrisville from the first Native Americans to the present. In addition, a new documentary on the history of the town entitled,  Jeremiah’s Dream: The Story of Morrisville, will bring this story to life. In addition, a second documentary of the 1865 Civil War battle in Morrisville, Twilight of Sabers, will also be premiered.

The exhibit opening will take place on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall followed by the premier of the video premier in the Council Chambers.

For more information contact, Ben Hitchings, Planning Director, bhitchings@townofmorrisville.org

Reenacting History

Members of the North Carolina Grays/Cedar Fork Rifles will bring history to life with period costume, morning and afternoon company drill and a flag ceremony at Page House in Morrisville on  Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Period civilian dress encouraged. Sponsored by the Cedar Fork Rifles Preservation Society.

For more information contact: wgo6regnc@aol.com

 

Bridesmaids- Funny Women Get Their Own Movie

Film Review by Brennin Cummings for CaryCitizen.

The past couple years have been filled to the brim with “bro” comedies thanks to Judd Apatow: The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People. But decent comedies about female friendships have been in scarce supply. Those that have been made were too often written off as chick flicks or romantic comedies. Read more

Paddle Over to This Film Festival

 

Story from staff reports. Photo by Nicholas Ng.

Cary,NC, June 24th and 25th, 2011 – RallyPoint Sport Grill will host and  present the 6th Annual Reel Paddling Film Festival, on Friday and Saturday, June 24th and 25th, 2011 at 7:00 pm on both nights. Read more

Film: Full Frame Wrap Up

Report by Tom Steadman and photo above by Joshua Steadman.

Durham, N.C. – As Sunday night wound down, so did the 14th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, which brought hordes of fans and patrons, and 99 exquisite films to downtown Durham. Read more

Full Frame Film Fest: Opening Night

Report by Tom Steadman and photos by Joshua Steadman for CaryCitizen.com

DURHAM, N.C. – Filmgoers, the documentary kind, are busy packing into downtown Durham this weekend, as the annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival rolls through its 14th year. Read more

Film Review: Source Code

Film review by Andrew Johnson for CaryCitizen.

Director: Duncan Jones
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright
Runtime: 93 minutes
Rating: PG-13, for some violence and language.
The Bottom Line: A refreshingly original sci-fi flick that adds time travel to a traditional detective premise with thrilling results. Read more

10 Great Movies of 2010 You Probably Didn’t See

Film Review by Andrew Johnson for CaryCitizen.com

Cary, NC – Let’s get one thing straight: I like the Oscars.  And like many of you, I watched Sunday night’s proceedings and cheered for my favorites of the nominees.  For anyone who loves the movies, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in awards season, even if at the end of the day it’s all a bunch of sound and fury signifying nothing. Read more