Red River Theatre http://nhpr.org en Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster http://nhpr.org/post/whitey-bulger-america-s-most-wanted-gangster <p>At the time of his capture in 2011, James “Whitey” Bulger&nbsp; was wanted for 19 murders, extortion and loan sharking committed during his reign over Boston’s Irish mob between the 1970s and 1995. During 16 years on the lam, Whitey became the subject of myth; characterized alternately as a “good bad guy”, and, in Martin Scorsese’s 2006 film, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0407887/" target="_blank"><em>The Departed</em></a>, a venal sociopath.</p><p><strong>Shelley Murphy </strong>and Kevin Cullen, a pair of Boston Globe journalists have drawn on 25 years of reporting to create a more complete and nuanced portrait of the restless boy from the Boston projects who became the most wanted fugitive of his generation. Tonight, Murphy and Cullen will be at the Red River Theatre for <a href="http://www.redrivertheatres.org/now-showing/special-events/" target="_blank">a screening of <em>The Departed</em></a> and at a pre-screening reception and talk.</p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 18:03:57 +0000 Virginia Prescott 28076 at http://nhpr.org Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster Wonder Women! http://nhpr.org/post/wonder-women <p>Wonder Woman has yet to be the subject of a major motion picture. Until now…sort of. “<a href="http://wonderwomendoc.com/" target="_blank">Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American </a><a href="http://wonderwomendoc.com/" target="_blank">Superheroines</a>” is a documentary that follows the character from her Amazonian origins to that <a href="http://youtu.be/M_blOQEu9ws" target="_blank">campy TV show in the 70s </a>to her following among punk rockers, suburban girls, and even Gloria Steinem. The documentary is screening tonight at Concord’s <a href="http://www.redrivertheatres.org/" target="_blank">Red River Theatre</a> and will make its broadcast premiere on <a href="http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/wonder-women/" target="_blank">PBS’s Independent Lens</a> series on April 15th. <strong>Kristy Guevera-Flanagan</strong> directed the film and joins Word of Mouth to talk about it.</p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:05:52 +0000 Virginia Prescott 23533 at http://nhpr.org Wonder Women! Farewell To 35 mm Film Means Hello To Trouble For Small Theaters http://nhpr.org/post/farewell-35-mm-film-means-hello-trouble-small-theaters <p>Film studios are planning to replace 35 mm films with digital projectors that could cost $50,000 or more.</p><p>That&rsquo;s expected to improve visual quality and reduce costs for the film studios. But owners of small, community cinemas and drive-ins are worried. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 21:42:50 +0000 Chris Jensen 10422 at http://nhpr.org Farewell To 35 mm Film Means Hello To Trouble For Small Theaters NH this Weekend: Ask the Filmmaker http://nhpr.org/post/nh-weekend-ask-filmmaker <p>You can catch up on the&nbsp;Oscar-nominees this weekend,&nbsp;but&nbsp;there&#39;s&nbsp;also&nbsp;a chance to&nbsp;catch&nbsp;a rocumentary on <a href="http://www.indangerofbeingdiscovered.com/">Portsmouth&#39;s music scene in the 90&#39;s</a> and&nbsp;ask the&nbsp;screenwriter of <a href="http://www.redrivertheatres.org/box_films.php#groundhog">Ground Hog Day </a>why&nbsp;he wanted Bill Murray to live&nbsp;forever.&nbsp;&nbsp;Hippo Editor&nbsp;Amy Diaz has the popcorn.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Rick Ganley 1570 at http://nhpr.org NH this Weekend: Ask the Filmmaker