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A compelling case that Corinne is six-years-old, and other Bachelor nonsense


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The Top 10 Things in Entertainment for 2016


2016 has largely been seen as a bad year, with one of the prominent reasons being the passing of so many artists and celebrities. While it certainly was painful to lose talents like Prince, David Bowie, Carrie Fisher, and dozens of others, those ends didn’t take away from the Read more

2013 Orpheum Summer Movie Series Archives - The Wise Guise

See it or Skip It: The Orpheum Summer Movie Series

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Orpheum Summer Film Series

Bless you, Orpheum Theatre. For yet another year, the classic Memphis location will be presenting a series of classic films over the summer months to patrons. This summer’s line-up is perhaps their most impressive yet, spanning eight decades and even including *gasps* a silent film!

For residents of the region, this is a wondrous opportunity to introduce fellow friends and family members to some of the best productions from Hollywood’s past. Most importantly, the series provides a rare chance to see these films on the big screen with a full audience taking in the action.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for kids under 12 and also available in packs of 10 for $50. Affordable, for sure, but given how many other things you’ll be dishing out money for this summer – vacations, baseball games, way too much ice cream – you may be wondering what are the best films to pick that deserve your dollars.

Here’s a quick guide to the do’s and don’t’s of the cinematic fun offered by the Orpheum. Read more