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Thursday, April 25, 2024

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THE AVENUE  |  MOVIES AND TV

Indie films to shake up Thursday nights in Gainesville

With a new year comes a new beginning to the independent film scene in Gainesville. This week, the Avenue caught up with Jason McNeal, a film lover and movie buff who has been on the hunt for great, contemporary indie films to show in the area. “$5 Films,” as he calls it, will take place at the Wooly in the heart of downtown, located next to the Top.


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THE AVENUE  |  MOVIES AND TV

‘American Horror Story’ sets up for a Supreme season

The latest season in the disturbing anthology “American Horror Story” has all the elements of a successful Disney Channel original movie or cult CW series. “Coven” has young adults, an evocative boarding school, magic and a sense of danger. Except, unlike the attractively cast whim-indulgent shows of teenage TV, “Coven” does not portray a fantasy you want to vicariously live through. Rather, it is your worst nightmare.


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THE AVENUE  |  MOVIES AND TV

Primetime Emmys 2013: Weird, surprising and lacking pizzazz

Is it just me or were the Emmys just … OK? Don’t get me wrong, I love the bits of comedy thrown in there (I love you, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler), but the big, expected showstopping number from host Neil Patrick Harris didn’t even happen until 90 minutes in. Sure, we got some awkwardly awesome walk-dancing from “Castle” star Nathan Fillion, but … the pizzazz just didn’t seem to be there. Here are some highlights anyway:



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