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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: 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

Coming Films to the Cary Theater – May

Cary, NC – May is filled with new comedies and documentaries at the Cary Theater, as well as live music, stand-up and some classic films as part of Cary Theater’s “Movie Madness.” Read more

Movie Reviews: Free Fire and The Lost City of Z

Free Fire

Cary, NC – Free Fire is a darkly comic crime thriller about a gun deal gone bad. The film, directed by Ben Wheatley (High-Rise), is deceptively simple. Taking place almost entirely in a single warehouse, the film is basically one long shoot-out between its characters. Thanks to its razor sharp script and willing and hilarious cast, Free Fire proves to be a breezy and highly entertaining time at the movies. Read more

Movie Reviews: The Fate of the Furious and Love & Taxes

The Fate of the Furious

Cary, NC – The Fast & Furious franchise has defied expectation at almost every level at this point. Now on its eighth installment, no one could have guessed it would still be going at this point, or continue to be as fun as it is. Granted, at this point you’re either with these films or you’re not. Myself, I love them, and this latest entry only solidifies that enjoyment. Read more

Movie Reviews: Going In Style and Neruda

Going In Style

Cary, NC – Directed by Zach Braff (Yes, THAT Zach Braff), Going In Style is a remake of the 1979 movie of the same name, this time starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin as three lifelong pals who attempt to rob the very bank that took their life savings. Breezy, charming and carried by its three leads, Going In Style is a small and enjoyable crime caper that had me smiling from beginning to end. Read more

Full Frame Brings Exciting Documentaries to the Triangle

Durham, NC – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is underway in Durham this weekend and showcases some of the newest and best films in the genre. The four-day festival, which continues through Sunday, will screen nearly 100 documentary films, spanning a wide range of subject matters.  The festival line-up includes a mix of short films and full-length features; and the varied offerings are sure to include something that appeals to all tastes and interests. Read more

Coming Films to the Cary Theater – April

Cary, NC – This month, the Cary Theater is showing a variety of movies, from new dramas, classic blockbusters, thought-provoking documentaries and live performances by musicians and comedians. Read more