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Movie News & Reviews

Movie review: ‘Searching’ takes a few too many turns

Perhaps "Searching" would feel more revolutionary had "Unfriended: Dark Web" not been so recently released. The two films take for their conceit and style the reality that these days, we live our lives online, and therefore, the entirety of the cinematic experience never leaves the computer screen. While the "Unfriended" series applies the technique to B-movie horror frights, "Searching," directed by Aneesh Chaganty and written by Chaganty and Sev Ohanian, attempts to elevate it to something more sophisticated: a dramatic thriller, the story of a man looking for his missing daughter.

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‘Miseducation of Cameron Post’ deftly studies teen angst

The common theme of every young adult novel or film, the big issue beyond witchcraft or postapocalyptic chaos or serious illness or romance, is basic: How are things going to sort themselves out? What in this strange and confusing world is going to happen next? "The Miseducation of Cameron Post" makes very good drama of that confusion in terms of life, family, religion, relationships and sexuality.

How will NC State football do in the first half of the season?

The News & Observer's Joe Giglio previews and predicts which game the Wolfpack will win and lose in the first half of the 2018 college football season.