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‘Fantastic Four’ Reborn In First Teaser Trailer! [Trending]

The first official teaser trailer for 20th Century Fox’s upcoming reboot of Marvel’s original superhero family Fantstic Four has arrived online today, and it currently has the internet on fire with excitement. Directed by Josh Trank (Chronicle), the film stars Miles Teller (Whiplash) as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Kate Mara (House of Cards) as Sue Storm/The […]

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'Strange Magic' comes to theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 23, 2015: Lust, Laughs, and ‘Strange Magic’

Strange Magic comes to theaters this week, along with Johnny Depp in a whacky comedy and Jennifer Lopez in an erotic thriller, while The Hobbit arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of January 23, 2015! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (rated PG13) brings […]

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'Paddington' comes alive in theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 16, 2015: ‘Paddington’ Comes To Life

Director Clint Eastwood brings an American Sniper to theaters this week, while Blackhat fights hackers, Paddington comes alive, The Wedding Ringer is the best man, and Liam Neeson gets Taken to the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of January 16, 2015! The historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo has the Liam Neeson (Batman Begins) action […]

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Liam Neeson stars in 'Taken 3'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 9, 2015: Pioneer Gets ‘Taken’

Martin Luther King Jr. lives in theaters this week, while Tim Burton shows off his Big Eyes and Liam Neeson gets Taken to the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of January 9, 2015! The historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo is getting the Liam Neeson (Batman Begins) action sequel Taken 3 (rated PG13) starting […]

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The 2014 film 'Devil's Due' features an "OBX" oval sticker from the Outer Banks, North Carolina in the background during this scene.

OBX Sticker Featured In ‘Devil’s Due’ Feature Film!

Released in early 2014, we just watched the horror film Devil’s Due last night and were pleasantly surprised to discover an oval black-and-white “OBX” decal from the Outer Banks, North Carolina on a refrigerator clearly visible in the background of scenes during the movie.  While it’s not the first time the Outer Banks has received […]

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'The Woman in Black' returns in 'Angel of Death'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 2, 2015: ‘Woman In Black’ Is Back

The Woman in Black is back in theaters this week, while Batman plays Moses at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of January 2, 2015! Christian Bale (The Dark Knight) takes on the iconic role of Moses, leading his people to freedom in a big budget update of the classic biblical […]

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'Annie' movie poster

[Movie Review] Spunky New ‘Annie’ Irresistible As Ever

Editor’s Note: Guest reviewer Sue Artz, a lifelong fan of the original 1982 movie adaptation of Annie, gives her take on the latest re-imagining of a classic story for a new generation. After seeing the 1982 Annie as a little girl, I wasn’t sure how I felt about a new, modern day version of my favorite […]

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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' movie poster

[Movie Review] ‘The Hobbit’ Says Farewell To Middle-Earth

The third and final film in director Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy culminates in one of biggest battles ever put on screen, a fitting sendoff for a franchise that has contiually upped the ante of fantasy filmmaking since Jackson began his Lord of the Rings trilogy over 10 years ago, and a fond farewell to […]

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Meryl Streep gets witchy in the musical 'Into the Woods'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 25, 2014: Singing ‘Into The Woods’

An all-star cast goes Into the Woods in theaters this week, Chris Rock makes the Top 5, and Angelina Jolie is Unbroken, while some lively animated Penguins arrive at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the extended Christmas weekend of December 25, 2014! For the whole family, Disney presents the animated spin-off Penguins […]

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Nicholas Sparks’ ‘The Longest Ride’ Trailer Released [NC Film]

Your first look at the newest movie adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel is here, as the official trailer for The Longest Ride, filmed in and around Wilmington, Winston-Salem, and Jacksonville, North Carolina, arrived online yesterday, along with a poster for the romantic drama. Starring Britt Robertson (Under the Dome), Scott Eastwood (Texas Chainsaw 3D), Alan […]

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The sun will come out in 'Annie'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 19, 2014: ‘Annie’ Against ‘The Museum’

A new little orphan Annie arrives in theaters this week for a new generation of filmgoers, while Ben Stiller spends another Night at the Museum, and The Pioneer gets Dumb. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of December 19, 2014!  The comedy sequel Dumb and Dumber To (rated PG13), which reunites most of […]

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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 12, 2014: ‘The Hobbit’ Final Fight

It’s time to return to Middle-Earth for one last adventure in theaters beginning this week, while the former Batman takes on Moses, and the director of The Dark Knight trilogy goes Interstellar at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of December 12, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, the director of The Dark […]

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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' poster

[Movie Review] ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ Sets Up Epic Finale

Jennifer Lawrence delivers another powerhouse performance in what is basically a two-hour teaser for what promises to be an epic finale to the massively popular Hunger Games movie franchise. As spunky rebel arrow shooting ace Katniss Everdeen, Lawrence has already survived the titular Games twice, and in doing so this “Girl on Fire” (as she’s […]

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Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson star in ‘Are You Here’, filmed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Zach Galifianakis Charlotte Heist Comedy Renamed ‘Masterminds’ [NC Film]

Filmed in Asheville, North Carolina this summer, the Zach Galifianakis “Armored Car Heist” movie has finally received its official name – Masterminds. Formerly titled Loomis Fargo the film tells the story of a real life robbery that took place in Charlotte, North Carolina  in 1997, when David Scott Ghantt, the driver of a Loomis Fargo & […]

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Hugh Jackman is Blackbeard in 'Pan'

Hugh Jackman Is Blackbeard In ‘Pan’ Teaser Trailer

Hugh Jackman (X-Men, The Wolverine) brings a new spin and an entirely new look to the infamous pirate Blackbeard, who was killed off the coast of Ocracoke Island, in Warner Bros.’ upcoming fantasy film Pan, which reimagines the classic Peter Pan tale. The first official trailer, which you can watch below, arrived online last week, and it […]

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Watch The ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Trailer! [Trending]

The first official teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens was released in theaters and online today and is currently dominating the internet, giving us a first look at what is likely the most anticipated movie of all time. You can watch the new trailer in the player below, and then tell […]

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Jurassic World

‘Jurassic World’ Official Trailer Stomps Online [Trending]

The internet went prehistoric all over again when the full official trailer for next summer’s highly anticipated sequel Jurassic World came online yesterday, two days before it is scheduled to premiere to broadcast TV during football on Thanksgiving Day. Fans of Jurassic Park will not doubt recognize many visual nods to the original film, as […]

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Jennifer Aniston returns in 'Horrible Bosses 2'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 26, 2014: ‘Horrible Bosses’ Return

The hilariously bad Bosses you love to hate are back in theaters this weekend, along with some lively animated Penguins, while The Hunger Games continues its three-week run at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the extended Thanksgiving weekend of November 26, 2014! Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Days of Future Past) returns […]

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Jennifer Lawrence returns in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 21, 2014: ‘Hunger Games’ Resume

The Hunger Games resume in theaters this week, with the sequel Mockingjay Part 1 opening locally, including the  historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of November 21, 2014! Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Days of Future Past) returns as rebel heroine Katniss in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (rated PG13), […]

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Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return in 'Dumb and Dumber To'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 14, 2014: ‘Dumb’ Sequel

The Dumb get Dumber again in theaters this week, while a Very Bad Day from Disney comes to The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of November 14, 2014! Finally, Disney serves up something for the whole family with Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (rated PG), premiering tonight […]

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Disney introduces Marvel's 'Big Hero 6' in theaters this week.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 7, 2014: ‘Big Hero’ Goes ‘Interstellar’

The director of The Dark Knight trilogy goes Interstellar in theaters this week and Disney introduces is newest Big Hero, while you can find The Best of Nicholas Sparks at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of November 7, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo is the latest adaptation of one of a […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal goes crazy in 'Nightcrawler'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 31, 2014: New Thrillers In Theaters

Nicole Kidman and Jack Gyllenhaal want to scare you with two new thrillers in theaters this Halloween, while The Maze Runner begins its run at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of October 31, 2014! Based on the best selling novel of the same name, the action adventure The Maze Runner (rated PG13) […]

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'Ouija' haunts theaters this Halloween.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 24, 2014: Playing ‘Ouija’

Will you play with the Ouija board in theaters this Halloween? The horror thriller opens this week, along with Keanu Reeves’ return to action as John Wick, and a Hundred Foot Journey at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of October 24, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, The Hundred-Foot Journey (rated […]

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'The Book of Life' celebrates Mexico's Halloween, the Day of the Dead.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 17, 2014: ‘Book of Life’ vs. ‘Fury’ of War

The Fury of war comes to theaters this week, up against The Best of Nicholas Sparks and a new animated Halloween celebration from Mexico, while another Dolphin Tale swims into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of October 17, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo is the family-friendly sequel Dolphin Tale […]

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