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  • By Douglas Davidson November 24, 2015 The story of Frankenstein’s monster has been told and retold many times since Mary Shelley’s original manuscript was printed. It’s a story of a mad scientist bent on resurrecting life from pieces of the dead and then, once successful,...

  • CLTure Staff We here at CLTure are dedicated to guiding you toward the very best entertainment in Charlotte, especially if you’re already paying $7.99 a month for it. Our staff writers and creatives will help you sift through the myriad of options on Netflix to...

  • By Douglas Davidson  November 6, 2015 When it comes to a James Bond movie, audience expectation is clear: we want action, girls, cars, and toys. The trick, now, is in creating something we haven’t seen before – a task becoming increasingly difficult after fifty-three years...

  • By Dan Cava  November 5, 2015 Blink and you’ll miss the quietest, richest, most purely cinematic experience in theaters right now. The Assassin, winner of Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival, is just now completing its short Charlotte engagement; and dedicated cineastes should cancel...

  • By Branna Calloway November 5, 2015 Not sure what I expected when I sat down to watch the new Peanuts movie. Guess I wanted to get a little piece of the joy I used to feel while viewing one of the holiday specials as a...

  • By Branna Calloway October 23, 2015 In the new film Jem and the Holograms, a young fan uses social media to say that she likes Jem’s song better than “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen. To which Jem responds, “Really?! Wow.” That line pretty much...

  • By Dan Cava October 23, 2015 About halfway through Steve Jobs, Steve Jobs compares himself to Julius Caesar. The first allusion is obvious and powerful: a historical ruler, an emperor even, glorious in his qualities and his defects, creating both his triumphs and his tribulations...

  • By Stephanie Harris October 23, 2015 “Be warned brothers, there is no going back or there is nothing to go back to!” Thus ends the opening speech that delivers an idea of just what the long-bearded, fur-clothed men are doing out in the snow as...

  • By Dan Cava October 16, 2015 Almost immediately after 9/11, Steven Spielberg began to slyly but persistently turn his lens towards the changing landscape of American society. 2002’s Minority Report was a probing investigation into the link between privacy and liberty masquerading as a Tom...

  • By Douglas Davidson October 15, 2015 Beware Crimson Peak. These are wise words for a movie that begins with the line, “ghosts are real. This much I know.” With dialogue like this, it must be October, with the spook-factor high in the cinemas as the...