Southern Circuit film series debuts for a third year at Wingate

Ryan McKeel, Staff Writer The Union County Community Arts Council and the George A. Batte, JR. Fine Arts Center at Wingate University have joined together for the third straight year to sponsor multiple free film screenings as part of the Southern Circuit Film Series. The next film in the series, at 7 p,m. Wednesday, will be “Dalya’s Other Country.” Founded in 1975 as a community … Continue reading Southern Circuit film series debuts for a third year at Wingate

NCG movie offers a great movie experience to the Monroe area

Andrew Elliot, Staff Writer You open one of the many doors available, and you are greeted by the smell of delicious popcorn. The friendly staff greets you from across the room over the hum of the icee machines; “Hi! Welcome to NCG!” they call. Now this, is a movie theater! Many of the locals have taken the opportunity to go and spend the day at … Continue reading NCG movie offers a great movie experience to the Monroe area

Wingate University Celebrates Women’s History Month with debut of Maya Angelou documentary

Nick Anta, Staff Writer Wingate University kicked off Women’s History month Tuesday by screening Maya Angelou’s documentary, “And Still I Rise” with a discussion lead by producer/co-director Rita Coburn Whack. The film, which took over 6 years to make, showed a very intimate side of the singer, dancer, author, producer, playwright, poet and civil rights activist. Mrs. Whack admitted that she felt “drawn to Maya” … Continue reading Wingate University Celebrates Women’s History Month with debut of Maya Angelou documentary

Split Film Review

Alex Taylor, Staff Writer M. Night Shyamalan delivers a commercially successful film through his psychological horror film Split. Split details the 23 distinct personalities of the kidnapper, Kevin Wendell Crumb, who traps three teenage girls in an underground lair. The film revolves around the idea that Kevin’s mental stasis, body chemistry, and physiology are adjustable through giving different personalities the “spotlight” in his brain.  While … Continue reading Split Film Review