Archive for the ‘Cucalorus 2012’ Category

  • Shakespearean Comedy

    Sep 17, 13 • 181 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, CALENDARS, Cucalorus 2012, TheaterNo Comments

    ‘The Bard’s Broads’ delivers funny script and well-played actingTheatreNOW’s latest offering, “The Bard’s Broads” by Anthony David Lawson, is a hilarious romp through Elizabethan England. To begin with, the script is really built for the conceit...

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  • Revising the Rom-Com

    Nov 6, 12 • 144 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Nate Meyer’s ‘See Girl Run’ makes funny love smartSee Girl Run Director: Nate Meyer • 89 min. 11/9, 7 p.m. • $15 • City Stage 11/10, 1:15 p.m. • $10 Thalian Hall Black Box There’s a certain stigma with romantic comedies: cheesy, overly...

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  • Snarling, Fangled Monster

    Nov 6, 12 • 2386 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    ‘Wolf’ grips audiences in powerful cinemaWolf 11/10, City Stage, 1 p.m. Director: Ya’Ke Smith • 86 min. $10 ind. ticket I’ll be honest: I chose to preview this film exclusively because the title was similar to my last name. I didn’t peruse any...

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  • Waiting and Wishing

    Nov 6, 12 • 92 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    ‘Missed Connections’ chases love through CraigslistMissed Connections Director: Eric Kissack • 77 min. 11/9, 4 p.m. • City Stage $10 ind. ticket “Missed Connections” is a fairly witty and engaging romantic comedy about a down-on-his luck guy...

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  • Not for the Faint of Heart

    Nov 6, 12 • 105 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    ‘Portrait of a Zombie’ will excite genre fansPortrait of a Zombie Director: Bing Bailey • 87 min. 11/8, 10 p.m. • City Stage $10 ind. ticket The irish can’t catch a break. First, they have to deal with famine and several generations of poverty. Then...

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  • The Spirit of an Artist

    Nov 6, 12 • 114 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Sheena Vaught opens up about her film, a work-in-progress on Ivey HayesGod in My Fingers Dir. Sheena Vaught Thurs., Nov. 8th • 4:45 p.m. TheatreNOW • FREE! Local artist Ivey Hayes grew up not too far from Wilmington, in rural Pender County. One of his...

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  • Into the Process

    Nov 6, 12 • 75 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    ‘Journey to Planet X’ showcases passion, dreamsJourney to Planet X • 78 min. 11/10, 7:30 p.m. Thalian Hall Black Box Directors: Josh Koury & Myles Kane $15 ind. ticket T he filmmaking process is a beast to behold. Ask anyone who works in the...

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  • Moment of Humanity

    Nov 6, 12 • 154 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Rick Dillwood records his experiences as a donor for a lesbian coupleBetween Friends and Family Director: Rick Dillwood • 67 min. 11/10, 4:30 p.m. • $10 Thalian Hall Black Box The definitions of “family” and “friends” typically have clear...

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  • Wonderfully Eclectic

    Nov 6, 12 • 55 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    ‘Somebody’ washes comic greats in indie charmSomebody Up There Likes Me Director: Bob Byington • 76 min. 11/10, 4 p.m. • 11/11, 4:30 p.m. Thalian Hall, Main Stage $10 ind. ticket Quirky comedies are often a mixed bag. Some people will dig their...

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  • Scooby Dooby Doo

    Nov 6, 12 • 186 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    ‘Massacre’ is a real-life cartoon gone wrongSaturday Morning Massacre Director: Spencer Parsons • 88 min. 11/10, 10:30 p.m. • Jengo’s Playhouse $10 ind. ticket Remember Scooby Doo and the fresh-faced kids driving around in a stoner van, solving...

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