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  • CLTure Staff We here at CLTure are dedicated to guiding you toward the very best entertainment in Charlotte, even if that entertainment is already in your house. Every month, our staff writers and creatives will help you sift through the myriad of options on Netflix...

  • By Sean Titone Leave it to Arcade Fire to make a wildly unconventional film that (sort of) documents the making of and touring behind their excellent 2013 album Reflektor. The merry pranksters from Canada, with four studio albums to their name, are a band that...

  • By Dan Cava October 2, 2015 For the last fifteen years, Hollywood has been taking its most difficult discussions on the line between right and wrong to the line between the United States and Mexico. From Steven Soderbergh’s game-changer “Traffic” to the Coen Brothers’ pitch...

  • By Branna Calloway September 24, 2015 The Charlotte Film Festival has come a long way from its first year under Louis Gurgitano’s leadership. Expanding its screenings to over 60 films in just seven days, the festival has also returned to its nonprofit roots with coordination...

  • By Dan Cava September 11, 2015 If you follow movies, you might be generally familiar with the career trajectory of America’s most mispronounced auteur. Or probably, most unpronounced. I always hear it like this: “Oh yeah, that guy, M. Night I-don’t-how-you-say-it.  Shamasomething.  Shamalama-ding-dong! [chuckle]…[silence]”. Anyway,...

  • By Dan Cava August 13, 2015 Moments after seeing Straight Outta Compton, I realized that the much-anticipated N.W.A. biopic is actually two movies. I have my revelation as my friend Jeremy and I sit in his Acura, scrolling through his N.W.A. and Dr. Dre music...

  • By Dan Cava July 23, 2015 The “boxing movie” is enough of a thing that we know exactly what we are talking about when we say the term. Think about it: we don’t have chess movies, we have dramas or indie comedies about chess.  “Baseball...

  • By Branna Calloway July 17, 2015 Rick Famuyiwa’s Dope is a snapshot into the lives of three friends nearing the end of their senior year of high school. Malcolm, Diggy and Jib are three outcasts who bonded over their mutual love of music, good grades...

  • By Emily Seibel May 1, 2015 It is clear what will lure curious indie filmgoers to Keith Miller’s Five Star; the narrative seems to blend fiction and reality by starring actual gang kingpin James “Primo” Grant as himself. In real-life and in the film, Primo...

  • Jose Mujica April 27, 2015 We are very fortunate to be living in what many critics have dubbed “the Second Golden Age of Television”. Beginning in the early 2000s, with the popularity of critically acclaimed shows such as The Wire and The Sopranos, the standards...