Archive for the ‘Cucalorus 2012’ Category

  • Shakespearean Comedy

    Sep 17, 13 • 317 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, CALENDARS, Cucalorus 2012, TheaterNo Comments

    TheatreNOW’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 of dinner theatre. The somewhat loose story is set at The Dirty...

  • Not for the Faint of Heart

    Nov 6, 12 • 174 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Portrait 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 the IRA go bomb crazy in the latter half of the...

  • The Spirit of an Artist

    Nov 6, 12 • 199 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    God 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 favorite things to do as a child was sketching with pencil. His art was a...

  • Into the Process

    Nov 6, 12 • 130 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Journey 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 industry, and he will confirm more than long hours,...

  • Moment of Humanity

    Nov 6, 12 • 294 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Between 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 boundaries that don’t necessarily overlap, but a new documentary premiering...

  • Wonderfully Eclectic

    Nov 6, 12 • 123 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Somebody 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 bizarre nature while others will find themselves...

  • Revising the Rom-Com

    Nov 6, 12 • 230 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    See 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 emotional romps book-ended by hijinks and quippy dialog. There...

  • Snarling, Fangled Monster

    Nov 6, 12 • 2938 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Wolf 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 other reviews, or browse the synopsis on...

  • Waiting and Wishing

    Nov 6, 12 • 164 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Missed 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 who goes to Craigslist in search of emotionally...

  • By-The-Numbers

    Nov 6, 12 • 193 Views • COVER STORY, Cucalorus 2012No Comments

    Cucalorus 18 November 8-11 Passes: $175-$300 Individual tickets: $10-$15 ea. www.cucalorus.org There is more to Cucalorus than movies. There are monsters. Parties. There are those measly finances. Volunteers. And there is Mr. Dan Brawley, head monster and...