• 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...

  • 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...