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Film about coal industry to premiere Friday

“Blood on the Mountain,” a new film about the impact of the coal industry in West Virginia and Appalachia, will premiere at the state Culture Center on Friday.

The film was produced by Evening Star Productions and directed by...

Film about coal industry to premiere Friday

“Blood on the Mountain,” a new film about the impact of the coal industry in West Virginia and Appalachia, will premiere at the state Culture Center on Friday.

The film was produced by Evening Star Productions and directed by Mari-...

Review: 'No Escape' is taut but deeply troubled
Review: 'No Escape' is taut but deeply troubled

Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as “No Escape,” a taut, well-made and entirely dubious thriller.

Where does “No Escape” take place? It's about a Texas...

Review: ‘We Are Your Friends’ an entertaining musical romp

Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, “We Are Your Friends” is a surprisingly accessible and sweet story of a group of friends standing on the cusp of adulthood with big ambition and ...

Movie Listings: August 27, 2015

Theater key: M = Marquee Cinemas in South Charleston; N = Nitro Stadium 12; PP = Park Place Stadium Cinemas in downtown Charleston; TV = Teays Valley Stadium 10 in Scott Depot.

“WAR ROOM”: A seemingly perfect family struggling to...

Checking in with a young actress on the rise
Checking in with a young actress on the rise

Charleston native Meredith Overcash recently learned she has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Short Film at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema Milan. The 16-minute film, titled ...

Girlz Rising fashion show (photo)
Girlz Rising fashion show (photo)

The hunt for Bat Boy
The hunt for Bat Boy

Get Mark Passerby started on the subject of Bat Boy, and he’s liable to never stop talking.

Passerby will tell you there’s a whole world, deep in the dark places of the earth, where even veteran explorers never delve. It’s...

Review: ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ a macho shoot-em-up short on plot
Review: ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ a macho shoot-em-up short on plot

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The idea of the high-tech, emotionless super-soldier is so popular in movies, it's practically a convention. The “Terminator” and “Bourne” franchises, and even last year's animated “Big Hero 6,...

Review: In 'American Ultra,' Eisenberg plays a stoner who can smoke 'em down
Review: In 'American Ultra,' Eisenberg plays a stoner who can smoke 'em down

The likably awkward chemistry of Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg remains intact in “American Ultra,” a violent stoner action-comedy that's half “Pineapple Express,” half “The Bourne Identity,” and not as good as ...

Photo of the Week: Aug. 16, 2015
Photo of the Week: Aug. 16, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lauren Campbell was soaring past the trees when she captured a photograph of the shadow her floating contraption was casting on the trees below.

Lauren experienced her first hot-air balloon ride with her family during...

Review: ‘Mistress America’ charms with slick dialogue
Review: ‘Mistress America’ charms with slick dialogue

The first year of college is an anxious time for anybody. The predictable framework of high school falls away, and a teenager who lived with her parents is suddenly a free-range semi-adult with her own dorm room and infinite decisions to make about...

Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ a biopic to its own beat
Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ a biopic to its own beat

The shotgun blast of fury that first emanated from South Central Los Angeles in 1988 still packs a punch.

The new, very much authorized biopic of N.W.A, “Straight Outta Compton,” aims to cement the legacy of the pioneering hip-hop...

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