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The State Of Things
5:11 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Movies On The Radio: Unconventional Love In The Movies

King Kong (1933)
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Love can be strange, complicated and even downright bizarre. The portrayals of romance on the silver screen are no exception. Just in time for Valentine's Day, Host Frank Stasio talks with Marsha Gordon, film professor at North Carolina State University and Laura Boyes, film curator at the North Carolina Museum of Art, about unconventional romance in the movies. 

Here are some of their picks and your favorites:

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The State of Things
12:00 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Movies That Traumatized You As A Kid

Wicked Witch of the West, Wizard of Oz
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For many moviegoers, mention of the classic film The Wizard of Oz conjures up images of Dorothy and her little dog Toto skipping along the yellow brick road.  She frolicked with her newfound friends and sang happily of her travel towards the Emerald City.

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The State of Things
6:17 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Unconventional Love On The Silver Screen: What Is Your Favorite?

The 1933 Classic King Kong
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From May-December romance to a giant ape and a blonde he can hold in the palm of his hand, love stories on the big screen take many forms.

Just in time for Valentine's Day, North Carolina State film professor Marsha Gordon and North Carolina Museum of Art film curator Laura Boyes return to The State of Things to talk with host Frank Stasio about unexpected love in the movies.

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The State of Things
12:32 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Movies On The Radio: 'You Can't Handle The Truth!' The Appeal Of The Legal Drama

Tom Cruise (left) and Jack Nicholson (right)
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For many moviegoers, Jack Nicholson's famous line in A Few Good Men is one of the most memorable courtroom scenes ever.

"You can’t handle the truth! …Son, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who’s gonna do it? You? You, Lt. Weinburg? I have a greater responsibility than you could possibly fathom...  I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it."

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The State of Things
12:57 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Tell Us: What Is Your Favorite Courtroom Movie Scene?

At the movies
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"You can't handle the truth!" For many moviegoers, Jack Nicholson's famous line in A Few Good Men is one of the most memorable courtroom scenes ever. But what other legal dramas from the silver screen stick in viewers minds? And why? 

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The State of Things
1:10 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Movies On The Radio: What Is Your Favorite Holiday Movie?

It's a Wonderful Life
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