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Movies In The Obscure

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Fayetteville History Alive ‘Among The Hills’ “It is a fallacious notion that a newspaper should or could be an isolated affair. Its life-blood should flow in the veins of the community in which it lives.” — Roberta Fulbright By Terrah Baker “Up Among The Hills,” (2012) the documentary film written and produced by Emmy award-winning…

Movies In The Obscure

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Movies In The Obscure

By Blake Wilkins I recently revisited Charlie Kaufman’s directorial debut “Synedoche, New York” (2008). Kaufman is the mastermind screenwriter behind such works as “Being John Malkovich,” “Adaptation,” and the brilliant “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” “Synecodoche,” probably the most underrated and least known of Kaufman’s works, is by far his most unique film, and…

Movies in the Obscure

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Movies In The Obscure

By Claire Ala Desperation leads to careless and costly decisions in Chan-Wook Park’s 2002 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, the first of a trilogy. This South Korean movie is artistically filmed with a sad, yet interesting plot. Characters spiral out of control when faced with losing a loved one. The movie begins with a green-haired Ryu…

Banff Film Festival: 4 Years & Climbing

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Banff Festival

By Terrah Baker For the past four years, new images of adventure, culture and nature have been brought to Fayetteville in the form of award-winning films. The films highlight the beauty of history, locations around the world, the bravery of men and women setting out on often dangerous adventures and allow a little bit of…