Movie Reviews

Stalker

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Classic Cinema From Around the World will present Stalker at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at Courtyard Gallery, 109 Roberts St. in the Phil Mechanic Studios building, River Arts District. Info: 273-3332.

Made in Dagenham

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The Story Fact-based story of Ford autoworker Rita O'Grady, who led the strike against the corporate giant that led to equal wages for women in Great Britain. The Lowdown: A solidly packaged historical drama -- with moments of comedy -- that chooses to take a crowd-pleaser approach to a serious story and succeeds, thanks in…

Season of the Witch

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The Story A couple of AWOL knights from the Crusades agree to transport a suspected witch to a distant abbey for trial -- and probable execution -- owing to the belief that she has caused the black plague. The Lowdown: Low-wattage horror, tepid adventure, Nicolas Cage in yet another wig -- all enlivened by the…

Country Strong

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The Story: A country-music star attempts a return to fame while struggling with alcoholism. The Lowdown: Corny melodrama by way of bargain-basement production values, bad country music and Gwyneth Paltrow desperately looking for an Oscar nomination.

Le Samouraï

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Classic Cinema From Around the World will present Le Samouraï at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, at Courtyard Gallery, 109 Roberts St., located in the Phil Mechanic Studios building in Asheville's River Arts District. Info: 273-3332.

Unfaithfully Yours

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The Asheville Film Society will screen Unfaithfully Yours Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m. in the Cinema Lounge of The Carolina Asheville. Hosted by Xpress movie critics Ken Hanke and Justin Souther. Hanke is the artistic director of the Asheville Film Society.