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for Independent Weekly Vol. 27 Issue 1, January 2010
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The way film and movie theater experience has changed over the last ten years with new technology is explored. Jim Carol of Durham’s Carolina Theater explains how the changes have affected art house cinemas and smaller local theaters. These theaters have struggled as studios produced large-budget movies and release them only to multiplex or Imax theaters. The way films are distributed have also affected smaller theaters and many like Chapel Hill’s Varsity Theater or the Galaxy Cinema in Cary have either closed or are changing their business models to adapt.
Durham resident Erick Daniels was wrongfully convicted of robbery and spent seven years in prison before his release. Daniels and the city could reach a settlement and Governor Perdue may issue a pardon. Daniels is struggling to adjust to life outside prison.