Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

  • Inspired Madness:

    Nov 9, 10 • 822 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    Skeletons Directed by: Nick Whitfield Saturday, November 13th, 7:45 p.m. Thalian Hall Main Stage www.skeletonsthemovie.com A high concept mindbender where specialists use some unconventional means to discover secrets probably make moviegoers think of the...

  • One for the Hometown:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1096 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    The New Year Directed by: Brett Haley, Elizabeth Kennedy Sunday November 14th, 7:15 p.m. City Stage Theater www.thenewyearfilm.com Everyone has some sort of relationship with their hometown. Some never leave by design and are quite happy, while others live...

  • A NIMBY Li’l Flick:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1193 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, Film, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Windfall Directed by: Laura Israel Saturday, November 13th, 4:15 p.m. Thalian Hall Black Box Theater www.windfallmovie.com The title of Laura Israel’s film about a rural upstate New York town is a perfect pun for the storyline. “Windfall” certainly...

  • Mind-Altering Cinema:

    Nov 9, 10 • 894 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    Enter the Void Directed by: Gaspar Noé Thursday, November 11th, 10 a.m., Thalian Hall Main Stage Friday, November 12, 10:15 p.m., Thalian Hall Main Stage www.enterthevoid-lefilm.com Cucalorus comes armed this year not only with bugs, but with a wasp’s nest...

  • Cultural Exchange Gone Awry:

    Nov 9, 10 • 780 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    The Red Chapel Directed by: Mads Brügger Friday, November 12, 7:15 p.m., City Stage Theater Sunday, November 14, 10:45 a.m., Thalian Hall Black Box Theater www.theredchapel.com Imagine this: Three Dutch men convince the North Korean government to allow them...

  • Hip-Hop on the Range:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1367 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, Film1 Comment

    Roll Out, Cowboy Directed by: Elizabeth Lawrence Thursday, November 11, 7:45 p.m., Thalian Hall Black Box Theater www.rolloutcowboy.com After a tour of the Midwest, Chris “Sandman” Sand returns to Dunn Center, North Dakota—population: 120 and dropping....

  • Lingering Fellini:

    Nov 9, 10 • 887 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    The Temptation of St. Tony Directed by: Veiko Õunpuu Saturday, November 13th, 10 p.m., Thalian Hall Black Box Box Theater www.thetemptationofsttony.com Sometimes movies are easy to define. They have a convenient plot, a standard cast of characters, and a...

  • Crafted Reality:

    Nov 9, 10 • 927 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    brilliantlove Directed by: Ashley Horner Saturday, November 13th, 10:30 p.m. Thalian Hall Main Stage www.brilliantlove.co.uk In “brilliantlove,” a film by the UK based media company Pinball Films, one of its main characters utters, “What interests me is...

  • Determined Spirits:

    Nov 9, 10 • 980 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    Breaking and Entering Directed by: Benjamin Fingerhut Saturday, November 13th, 7:15 p.m. Thalian Hall Black Box Theater www.breakingandenteringdoc.com When I first read the title, I thought: “Awesome. I’m gonna get to follow crooks as they break into...

  • Pulling the Strings:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1097 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    A Puppet Intervention Directed by: Mark Borroso Friday, November 12th, 4:30 p.m. Thalian Hall Black Box Theater www.apuppetintervention.com Filmmaker Mark Borroso was hesitant to send Cucalorus his film about a group of puppeteers from Chapel Hill. Knowing...