Children at Play Hosts Outdoor Family Movie Night in Nags Head

The Outer Banks’ first outdoor family movie night kicks off this Friday in Nags Head! The Children at Play Museum presents Friday Night Movies on the Sound, outside on the lawn near the old Windmill Point property...

'ParaNorman' opens in theaters this Friday.

Weekend Movie Update – August 17, 2012

There’s something new for everyone in theaters this week, including an all-star action ensemble, Whitney Houston’s final performance, a magical family tale from Disney, and a creepy stop-motion adventure for all ages, while the latest...

Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis stars with Will Ferrell as two North Carolina politicians competing for office in 'The Campaign'.

Weekend Movie Update – August 10, 2012

NC’s Zach Galifianakis challenges Will Ferrell for office and Jeremy Renner gets Bourne again this week, while The Dark Knight rises at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August...

Wilksboro's Zach Galifianakis Challenges Will Ferrell in 'The Campaign'

Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover, Due Date) returns to theaters this week with Will Ferrell (Elf, Anchorman), as two rival North Carolina poiticians in a heated and hilarious contest for a seat on the U.S. House...

Kate Beckinsale stars in 'Total Recall'.

Weekend Movie Update – August 3, 2012

Wimpy kids, kids in love, and a Total sci-fi reboot lead this week’s new releases, while Spider-Man swings into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 3, 2012! The...

'The Watch' stars Jonah Hill, Ben Stiller, Richard Ayoade, and Vince Vaughn.

Weekend Movie Update – July 27, 2012

The neighborhood Watch takes on an alien invasion in theaters this week, while a big screen dancing Revolution goes 3D and the Pioneer hosts People Like Us. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend...

Tom Hardy and Christian Bale star in 'The Dark Knight Rises'.

Weekend Movie Update – July 20, 2012

The Dark Knight returns this week, as the most anticipated film of 2012 takes over movie theaters nationwide starting at midnight tonight (Thursday). Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 20,...

Ice Age: Continental Drift

Weekend Movie Update – July 13, 2012

It’s a relatively unscary Friday the 13th for movie fans this week, as the latest Ice Age family adventure drifts into theaters, while Rock rules at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend...

H.A. Creef Jr. at The Pioneer Theatre on March 29, 2012.

Final Reel: Pioneer Theatre Owner H.A. Creef Jr. Dies at 82

We were saddened on Friday (July 6) to learn of the passing of another Outer Banks icon this week, as H.A. Creef Jr. – owner of the 94-year-old Pioneer Theatre in Manteo – died at age 82. While Creef’s name...

The Amazing Spider-Man

Weekend Movie Update – July 6, 2012

Reigning pop music star Katy Perry and maverick director Oliver Stone try to take down The Amazing Spider-Man this week, while the wild things of Madagascar swing into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the...

[Special Feature] Spider-Man Returns to Theaters

One of the most beloved icons of American popular culture returns to movie screens everywhere this week when The Amazing Spider-Man swings into theaters as one of the most anticipated movies of the year with...

'Ted' stars Seth Macfarlane, March Wahlberg, and Mila Kunis.

Weekend Movie Update – June 29, 2012

Hot male strippers and a foulmouthed talking bear top this week of decidedly R-rated new releases, while the fairest one of all arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 29,...

Tom Hanks recently toured Naval Station Norfolk while filming 'Captain Phillips' in the area. (photo: Naval Station Norfolk)

[Now Filming] 'Captain Phillips' Star Tom Hanks Tours Naval Station Norfolk

New photos of Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks touring Naval Station Norfolk were released on the base’s official Facebook page this past weekend. You can scroll down to see two of the photos below, then click here to...

Benjamin Walker stars as 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 22, 2012

Abraham Lincoln grabs his axe and slays some vampires, while Disney gets Brave, Steve Carell prepares for the apocalypse, and aliens attack The Pioneer this week. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the...

Rocky Mount, NC native Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'.

NC's Mary Elizabeth Winstead Slays in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

 Rocky Mount, North Carolina native Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars as Mary Todd Lincoln in the new action horror epic Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – opening in theaters this weekend. The R-rated adaptation of author Seth...

Tom Hanks will play real life ship Captain Richard Phillips, was rescued from Somali pirates on April13, 2009 in the Indian Ocean.

[Now Filming] Tom Hanks Begins Shooting 'Captain Phillips' in VA Beach

 Tom Hanks has been sighted at work and at brunch in Hampton Roads, Virginia this week, as excitement over the star’s new movie filming in the area continues to build. The two-time Oscar winning...

Tom Cruise stars in 'Rock of Ages'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 15, 2012

Rock cranks up the 1980s and Adam Sandler gives dads a Father’s Day gift, while Rihanna launches Battleship at the Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 15, 2012!...

Weekend Movie Update – June 8, 2012

The original Alien invader attacks theaters this week, while the wild things of Madagascar return for a threequel and you can Expect all-star laughs at the Pioneer.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

Julianne Hough will film ‘Safe Haven’ in Southport, NC.

Southport, NC is 'Safe Haven' for Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough (Burlesque, Footloose, Rock of Ages) will join Josh Duhamel (Transformers, Touristas) in the latest big screen adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, which will be filmed this summer in Southport, NC. The Safe Haven is “an...

'Iron Man 3' is the biggest production ever filmed in NC.

[Now Filming] 'Iron Man 3' Begins Shooting in NC

In addition to releasing the first official photo from the North Carolina set of Iron Man 3, Marvel officially announced the start of principal photography in Wilmington this week, and also added Raleigh/Durham, Florida, and China to the list...