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Film Festival Top Five


With the four-day New Hampshire Film Festival starting Thursday in Portsmouth, here’s a look at five of the top highlights coming to local screens.

Telluride, Taxi Driver

Telluride titles revealed


The slate of six new films coming to Portsmouth for the annual Telluride by the Sea festival features a star-studded lineup of actors and directors from around the world.

Top-five things to do

Art, Books, Film, Music

Halloween is Monday, and trick-or-treating in most communities is this weekend. But there are, in fact, some non-Halloween events coming up that are worthy of mention too. Here are some highlights.

Top-five things to do

Film, Lifestyle

We’re unveiling our top-five weekend events a day early this week, as the 16th annual New Hampshire Film Festival gets underway tonight in Portsmouth. We’ve also got local options for theater, art, music, food, and beer. Lots of beer.

Creating a musical myth

Film, Music

N.H. native Justin Connor wrote, directed, produced, scored, and stars in The Golden Age, a mock-rockumentary premiering at the New Hampshire Film Festival in Portsmouth.

Celebs headed to NHFF


John Michael Higgins, Tom Bergeron, and Alicia Witt are among the celebrities attending this year's New Hampshire Film Festival, which takes place next month in Portsmouth.

Top-five things to do

Art, Film, Music, Stage

It’s going to be a big weekend on the Seacoast. Among the highlights are a film festival, a music and art fest, an exhibition with 60-plus artists, a new show at the Rep, and a 10-year anniversary shindig for Portsmouth Public Library.

Review: Suicide Squad


Suicide Squad may not be as grim and full of despair as Man of Steel or Batman v Superman, but when it comes to superhero movies, the execs at Warner Brothers still don't seem to know their audience — or think very highly of it.

Film review: Star Trek Beyond


It's not perfect, but co-star and co-writer Simon Pegg has helped engineer a story that moves the franchise in the right direction in Star Trek Beyond.

Exeter native’s show earns Emmy nod


Exeter native Laura Waleryszak is the co-writer, co-producer, and co-star of Her Story, a Web series that earned an Emmy nomination this month. Waleryszak talked to The Sound about the surprising success of the show, which is focused on transgender characters.

Review: X-Men: Apocalypse


In the latest installment of the X-Men film franchise, Marvel Cinematic history is altered, Oscar Isaac delivers a bizarrely bad performance, and Professor X preemptively admonishes us to forget everything we see.

Review: Captain America: Civil War


In Captain America: Civil War, the extended family of superheroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to grow, evolve, and punch the hell out of each other.