Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

  • Mind-Altering Cinema:

    Nov 9, 10 • 922 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 • 816 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 • 1419 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 • 907 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 • 983 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 • 1051 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 • 1169 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...

  • Chasing a Challenge:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1485 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, Film2 Comments

    Any Given Friday Directed by Keith Barber Thursday, November 11th, 1 p.m. Thalian Hall Black Box There’s an obvious reason why sports make perfect subjects for films: The morality is already built in. There’s a good guy and a bad guy (depending on the...

  • Fish Out of Water:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1440 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    Everday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Directed by: Lev Anderson, Chris MetzlerSunday, November 14th, 4:30 p.m. Thalian Hall Black Box Theater www.fishbonedocumentary.com Rock ‘n’ roll is filled with stories of bands that never quite make it to the...

  • A Banded Demoiselle:

    Nov 9, 10 • 15735 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    Cucalorians are preparing to take over our city come Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11th. They’ll be crawling across our streets, antennas perched, looking for the most fulfilling films to store away in their poison sacs and spew across the land. Those...