New Movie Releases

Special Screenings This Week

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Starring: Petr Kostka, Emília Vásáryová, Miroslav Holub

A Jester’s Tale

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In Brief: It's not often that films from the Checkoslovak New Wave are screened, and that's a genuine shame because they represent some of the most original filmmaking coming out of Europe in the '60s. Karel Zeman's antiwar satire A Jester's Tale (1964) is no exception — its blend of live action and animation is unlike anything else…
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Starring: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb, Max Cullen

My Brilliant Career

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In Brief: The 1970s — especially the latter half — seemed to be the time when the world at large was shocked to discover that Australia made movies, too. This was in large part due to two very different filmmakers, Peter Weir and George Miller, but the interest they generated also led to films like this…
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Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb

The Exorcist

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In Brief: The Asheville Film Society's month of Halloween horrors marches on with the first of two Budget Big Screen presentations — William Friedkin's seminal classic of supernatural religious horror, The Exorcist (1973). It's nearly impossible to overstate the impact of this film on the horror movie landscape, and its influence continues to echo through the genre…