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For Better or Worse, “This is 40”

After changing the face of comedy with “Anchorman,” “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up,” Judd Apatow was on top of the world. Then he threw it all away with the bloated, unfunny Adam Sandler starrer “Funny People.” Now Apatow is back to reclaim the eye of the tiger with “This is 40,” featuring Pete and… Read More ›

The ArtsCenter’s Second Sunday Film Series presents “The Films of Todd Tinkham” on Dec. 9

Todd Tinkham longed to write and direct films since he was a boy growing up in a small fishing community in Massachusetts. But it would take years of working with at-risk teens, mentally ill adults and incarcerated men before Tinkham would ever make his first film. Todd Tinkham founded TinkhamTown Productions in 2005 after losing… Read More ›

New in Theaters for Oct. 19

Two major releases hit the Triangle for the weekend of Oct. 19. One is a sequel, the other a sort of sequel. Alex Cross Tyler Perry takes the reins from Morgan Freeman in this reboot of the franchise based on James Patterson’s best selling novels. This time the popular detective is up against an assassin,… Read More ›

Cinema Inc

THE CINEMA, INC.’S 2012-13 SEASON

The 47th season of The Cinema, Inc. will feature an international array of cinematic masterpieces, chosen for their intellectual substance, aesthetic appeal, and ability to stimulate lively discussions. “Sunday Night at the Movies” will start at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9th with the 2009 satirical film on the politics behind an elective war, In the Loop.

Moonraker

Yes, it was 70’s. When Bond first sees the astronaut overseeing the Drax training facilities, he appears genuinely stunned. His initial remark: “A woman?” Holly Goodhead, (a beguiling Lois Chiles, who combines just the right blend of beauty and brains), is the straight-arrow, brilliant American, equipped with what 007 quickly recognizes as standard-issue “CIA toys.”