Next 3 DC Movies: ‘Birds of Prey,’ ‘Wonder Woman 1984,’ ‘The Suicide Squad’


Reactions to Todd Phillips' Joker have ranged all over the map, from wild enthusiasm to more tepid reactions by some critics and DC Comics fans. Almost everyone, however, was deeply impressed by Joaquin Phoenix's absorbing and magnetic performance; his portrayal of doomed comedian Arthur Fleck has burrowed its way deeply ...

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Today in Movie Culture: The Joker Meets Pennywise, a Legal Look at the Joker’s Mental Health and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Character History of the Day Joker is now in theaters featuring the latest cinematic portrayal of the most iconic DC Comics villain, who is otherwise best known as Batman’s greatest arch-nemesis. In honor of his first solo outing ...

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The Week in Movie News: Eddie Murphy Confirms ‘Beverly Hills Cop 4,’ First ‘Birds of Prey’ Trailer and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Eddie Murphy to star in Beverly Hills Copy 4: The Eddie Murphy comeback will continue with more sequels to his most iconic ‘80s comedies. He told Collider that after finishing Coming 2 America, he’ll be ...

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Know Before You Go: ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’


It’s been five years since the release of Maleficent, Disney’s hugely successful live-action retelling of Sleeping Beauty from the villain’s point of view. Now Angelina Jolie is back in her role as the titular fairy for the sequel, called Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, as this misunderstood character’s origin story continues. Will ...

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Exclusive Interview: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Director Tim Miller Talks About Finishing Sarah Connor’s Story


They’re back! 28 years after director James Cameron delivered what is arguably among the best sequels ever in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, the Avatar and True Lies filmmaker is reteaming with his old Terminator crew, this time as a co-writer and producer, in order to help complete the story on his ...

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Today in Movie Culture: The History of the Joker, Spotlight on ‘Joker’ Actress Frances Conroy and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Character History of the Day Joker debuts in theaters this weekend, offering fans the latest incarnation of the iconic titular villain, who has been around in many forms over the past 80 years through various movies and comic ...

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Whitetop Mountain Band returns to Carter Fold


Saturday, October 5, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of old time music by the Whitetop Mountain Band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. Tickets are available at the ...

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Step Inside Dreamy Mountain Homes on Burnsville Tour


BURNSVILLE, N.C.–The 10th Yancey County Dream Home Tour provides a peek into some of Burnsville’s most impressive houses. Four homes are open for tours Friday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The lineup includes a fairy-tale castle, a mountaintop retreat, an off-the-grid farmhouse and a personal art gallery. At Mudville, the castle-like ...

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Weather-Predicting Woolly Worms Race at Banner Elk Festival, Oct. 19-20


BANNER ELK, N.C. – For one weekend each fall, the Blue Ridge Mountain town of Banner Elk becomes the woolly worm racing capital. Now in its 42nd year, the Woolly Worm Festival draws cross-country visitors and locals alike for two days of cheering woollybear caterpillars to the finish line. This ...

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Indian gathering organizer Stonewolf senses the presence of his ancestors at Amis Mill


ROGERSVILLE — The closer full-blooded Chickamauga Cherokee Stonewolf gets to the Amis Mill Historic Site near Rogersville, the more he senses the presence of his ancestors. On Saturday, Stonewolf and the Amis Mill Historic Site will host the fourth annual Amis Mill American Indian Gathering at Big Creek. Stonewolf's fifth great-grandfather Chief Dragging Canoe once ruled ...

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