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Local Documentary Looks At Misconceptions in Mental Healthcare

Cary, NC – When mental healthcare gets discussed, it is often about funding for health services or the way people with mental illness are perceived by society. But a new documentary by local filmmakers looks at what happens with patients themselves, screening their documentary at the Cary Theater and taking questions from the audience. Read more

Cary Documentarian Recording Veterans Combating African Poaching

Cary, NC – One of the largest black market industries is poaching, particularly in East Africa. One Cary documentarian is traveling with a group of fellow American veterans as he documents them working with rangers to prevent more poaching of endangered animals. Read more

Coming Films to the Cary Theater – August 2017

Cary, NC – For the last month of the Summer, the Cary Theater is bringing in independent films, interesting documentaries and a dog-focused film festival where dogs are allowed in the theater. Read more

Coming Films to the Cary Theater – July

Cary, NC – Along with musicians and documentaries, the Cary Theater is bringing classic films for July, from America and Japan. Read more

Coming Films to the Cary Theater – June

Cary, NC – The Cary Theater is kicking off Summer with some new independent and foreign movies, intriguing documentaries, live performances and some classic films as well. Read more

Movie Reviews: Baywatch and Afterimage

Baywatch

Cary, NC – Baywatch is a comedic adaptation of the wildly popular 90s TV show starring David Hasseloff and Pamela Anderson. While stars Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron do their best with what they have, the movie struggles to find a groove and never quite produces the laughs it’s going for. Read more

Movie Reviews: Alien: Covenant and Frantz

Alien: Covenant

Cary, NC – Alien: Covenant is the follow-up to Prometheus, itself a prequel to 1979’s classic horror film, Alien, all helmed by director Ridley Scott. Covenant is mostly successful as a straight thriller, but struggles a bit as it tries to ask big questions about humanity and its creator, though it does gets an A for effort.

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Classic Film Scored Live in Cary Theater Performance

Cary, NC – Movies and music have gone hand-in-hand for more than 100 years but at the Cary Theater, the two will meet in a different way as Asheville band Free Planet Radio performs original music to fit with one of the greats of the silent film era. Read more

Movie Reviews: Snatched and Growing Up Smith

Snatched

Cary, NC – Snatched is a very funny action comedy starring Amy Schumer and the legendary Goldie Hawn (Private Benjamin, The First Wives Club), in her first on screen performance in 15 years. The movie itself is solid, with director Jonathan Levine (50/50) delivering some solid action and plenty of outrageous situations, but it’s Hawn who is the main draw here and she does not disappoint. Read more

Movie Reviews: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and After the Storm

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Cary, NC – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a gut-bustingly funny sequel that once again provides unique characters and gorgeous visuals. Writer and director James Gunn isn’t just content with that though, as he also adds an enormous amount of heart to the film, making for a surprisingly emotional film as well. Read more