Save Money in this Sunday's paper
Sign up to get the Around Town Newsletter »

Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production.

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 15, 2014:

Leonardo DiCaprio's movie roles have made him an international star, but his long and little-known commitment to preserving the global environment has led to his new role — as a U.N. Messenger of Peace.

A documentary about Edward Snowden is a late addition to the New York Film Festival.

A central Pennsylvania building that until recently housed a century-old grocery store featured in the Harrison Ford movie "Witness" will become the new home of a wholesale distributor of hardware and dry goods.

The new film "The Keeping Room" opens with a quotation from Civil War Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, who declares, "War is cruelty ... the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over." The story confirms the idea by opening with violent, disturbing depictions of humans acting inhumanely to others, but then proceeds to defy it by showing its main characters rising to the challenges of extraordinary situations to show their best selves.

Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production.

The title, poster, premise, and the fact that it's been sitting on the shelf for three years make "Autumn Blood" seem like a direct-to-DVD, low-rent Tarantino rip-off. The reality though is that the handsomely shot feature-film debut from German director Markus Blunder is more akin to B-grade Bergman. If anything, it's more likely to infuriate than entertain those who happen to stumble into the theater thinking they're going to see a routine action-revenge-thriller.

Rumors of Kevin "Clerks" Smith's retirement from the silver screen to spend his dotage doing podcasts forhis aging fanbase were alas, grossly overstated. He has used that podcast to generate a tall tale, a serio-comic Canadian-joke of a horror film.

"Anyone who isn't a twin is sort of fascinated by twins," said filmmaker Craig Johnson. Out of that fascination came "The Skeleton Twins," starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader as twin siblings reconnecting with each other. It's the second feature film for Johnson, a University of Washington graduate majoring in theater) - and the first to get a national release.

Next Page »
Quick Job Search
CharlotteObserver.com