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The 2020 film, Nomadland.
REVIEW: ‘Nomadland’ drives off into the sunset
Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer • February 23, 2021

The politics and discourse of the pandemic have been anything but consistent, but one thing that’s stayed rigid for months has been the rapturous...

Brenna Flanagan, Addison Hamlet, Dajah Glenn, and Kara Shoup perform in Psychosis.
REVIEW: '4.48 Psychosis' is a mind-bending success
Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer • February 20, 2021

Even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UNCW theatre department has continued to dedicate themselves to putting on excellent performances,...

Kara Shoup and the cast of UNCW
UNCW Theatre Department to perform “4:48 Psychosis”
Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer • February 17, 2021

UNCW’s theatre department is performing “4:48 Psychosis” by Sarah Kane in the Cultural Arts Building and on a livestream. The live performances...

Whether Agnes (Kathryn Hahn, center) is Agnes Harkness or not, her amazing performance as the generic "nosy next-door neighbor" character is one of the best parts of "WandaVision." And yes, those clothes she, Vision (Paul Bettany, left) and Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen, right) have on are what people wore in the 1980s.
The biggest moments from the latest episodes of “WandaVision”
Boyce Rucker February 16, 2021

Since Marvel Studios made its Disney+ debut with “WandaVision” in January, it has been universally praised by critics and viewers alike for...

LaKeith Stanfield in Judas and the Black Messiah (2021).
REVIEW: “Judas & the Black Messiah” is masterfully executed, timely and liberating
Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer • February 15, 2021

Although historical biopics serve as a retelling of history’s brightest or darkest moments, they also serve as a message that not much has...

Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo in "Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar" (2021).
REVIEW: ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ makes tacky the new black
Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer • February 15, 2021

Hollywood comedies are a dime a dozen: very few of them go out of their way to dispense their humor in ways that challenge film form and introduce...

Carey Mulligan stars as "Cassandra" in director Emerald Fennells PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN, a Focus Features release.  (Courtesy of Focus Features/TNS)
“Promising Young Woman” is the most innovative feminist film in years
Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer • February 6, 2021

It was only natural that a wave of female-driven independent films with themes surrounding cultural misogyny and female empowerment followed...

Zendaya and John David Washington in the movie “Malcolm & Marie.” (Dominic Miller/Netflix/TNS)
REVIEW: ‘Malcom & Marie’ is a lovers’ quarrel that’s hard to love
Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer • February 6, 2021

Written and directed by Sam Levinson, creator of HBO’s “Euphoria,” the Netflix original film “Malcolm & Marie” stands out as one...

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All the new books releasing this February that you should read
Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor • January 29, 2021

If your goal was to read more in 2021, to be better educated about anything from poetic prose to the world of cyberweapons, or to feel like you’re...

Paul Bettany is Vision and Elizabeth Olsen is Wanda Maximoff in Marvel Studios
All the Marvel clues you missed in the first three episodes of "WandaVision"
Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer • January 25, 2021

After facing a long hiatus brought on by the difficulties and challenges of the previous year, Marvel Studios returns with a new installment...

“One Night in Miami...” thoughtfully ends with a performance by Sam Cooke, portrayed by Leslie Odom Jr.

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REVIEW: ‘One Night in Miami’ pulls no punches
Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer • January 21, 2021

Since their first feature film releases in the mid-2010s, Amazon Studios has quietly amassed a solid catalog of artful, well-crafted independent...

23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription
23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • January 16, 2021

If you did not know—UNCW provides students with free access to the film library of Kanopy, an educational streaming service. The library is...

Downtown Wilmington, N.C.
Wilmington’s film industry makes a comeback after COVID-19 lockdown
Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer • January 14, 2021

Beginning in the early 1980s, Wilmington became a go-to location for many film productions—ranging from horror to crime to romance. At the...

Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton and Regé-Jean Page as Simon Basset in “Bridgerton.”
So you've watched 'Bridgerton'—here's what to watch next
Brenna Flanagan and Cierra Noffke January 3, 2021
Here are some titles that will quench your thirst until “Bridgerton” season two. 
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REVIEW: 'Wonder Woman 1984'
Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer • December 27, 2020

After a decade of big-budget superhero films filling cinema seats, Warner Bros. decided to take the first step in delivering the first big-budget...

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