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“Feminists: What Were They Thinking?” In 1977, a book of photographs captured an awakening of women shedding the cultural norms that bound them and embraced their full humanity. This documentary from filmmaker Johanna Demetrakas (“We Women Warriors”) revisits that book, those women and those times to survey what has and hasn’t changed in the four decades since. (ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY)

“22 July” This crime drama recalls the worst terror attack in Norway’s history, in which 77 young people attending a Labour Party youth camp were shot to death by right wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik on an island outside of Norway in 2011. Thorbjorn Harr, Anders Danielsen Lie and Jon Oigarden star. (ORIGINAL MOVIE) October 19

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“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” (Oct. 26) Kiernan Shipka (“Mad Men”) stars as the title character who grapples with her dual nature as half-mortal, half-witch in this dark tale that imagines the origin and adventures of “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.” (ORIGINAL SERIES) “Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj” (Oct. 28) Former “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” correspondent Hasan Minhaj hosts this comedic exploration of the current cultural and political landscape. (ORIGINAL SERIES) “Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable” (Dec. 18) The comic, actress and talk-show host returns to her stand-up roots after 15 years in this comedy special filmed over the summer at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. (ORIGINAL SPECIAL)

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“Racer and the Jailbird” (Oct. 29) Set in Brussels, this 2017 crime drama follows the tragic love story of a gang member (Matthias Schoenaerts) and a young race-car driver from an upper class background (Adèle Exarchopoulos).

“Pyewacket” From Canada comes this 2017 horror yarn about a frustrated teen who awakens something in the woods after trying to conjure a witch to kill her mother. Nicole Muñoz, Laurie Holden and Chloe Rose star for director Adam MacDonald (“Backcountry”).

“Uglydolls” (date TBA) The award-winning plush toy line is the inspiration for this 26-episode animated series – as well as a 2019 theatrical film. (ORIGINAL SERIES)

“RBG” Betsy West and Julie Cohen’s documentary provides an appreciative chronicle of the life and career of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who at age 85 is widely regarded as the liberal firebrand of the U.S. Supreme Court after having developed an impressive legal legacy while also becoming something of an American pop-culture icon. Among the interviewees are author Gloria Steinem and longtime NPR legal correspondent Nina Totenberg.

“Catch-22” (date TBA) George Clooney is director and producer of this limited series based on Joseph Heller’s novel about a group of World War II airmen trying to maintain their sanity under extreme wartime conditions. Hugh Laurie, Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler and Clooney star. (ORIGINAL SERIES)

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October 16 “Manieggs: Revenge of the Hard Egg” From Hungary and director Zoltán Miklósy (“The Princess and the Pea”) comes this 2014 animated movie about two inmates who seek revenge after being jailed for two weeks for a crime they did not commit.

October 19 “Lore” This horror anthology series returns for its sophomore round with a talented cast list, including Josh Bowman, Doug Bradley, Thomas Kretschmann, Paula Malcomson, Jurgen Prochnow, Alicia Witt, Maimie McCoy and Emmett Scanlan, to tell tales of everything from 19th century Scottish mass murderers to 20th century American occultists. (ORIGINAL SERIES) Season Premiere “Tumble Leaf” Fig, Stick, Maple and the rest of the residents of the island of Tumble Leaf come together for a Halloween adventure in this special edition of creator Drew Hodges’ stop-motion animated series. (ORIGINAL SERIES) New

Coming Soon “Daddy’s Home 2” (Oct. 26) Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg return as now-reformed fathers Brad and Dusty, who must now contend with their own fathers (John Lithgow, Mel Gibson) when they visit for the holidays in this 2017 comedy movie from director Sean Anders (“Daddy’s Home,” “Sex Drive”). Linda Cardellini also stars. “Bad Samaritan” (Oct. 26) “Independence Day” and “Godzilla” producer Dean Devlin directed this 2018 thriller movie about a pair of burglars who come across a woman being held hostage in a house they intended to rob. Robert Sheehan, Jacqueline Byers, Kerry Condon and former “Doctor Who” David Tennant star. “Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist” (Oct. 31) The story of businesswoman and fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, who brought punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream in the 1970s, is told in this feature-length 2018 documentary from filmmaker Lorna Tucker (“Ama”).

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PHOTO PROVIDED Producer John Lerchen and Jason Mac, star, writer and director of “The Old Man and the Pond,” now being shot in Sumter, confer over the working screenplay for the feature-length film. Mac (McElveen) is a Sumter native who has an extensive list of film and TV credits. Lerchen is producing the film through his company, Forever Safe Productions.

BY IVY MOORE Special to The Sumter Item The film crew you may see around town this week is in the process of making “The Old Man and the Pond,” a feature-length movie written and now being directed by Sumter native Jason Mac (McElveen). McElveen is also the star of the film being produced by John Lerchen, an actor and a member of the Producers Guild of America. Filming began last week and will continue through Oct. 19, Lerchen said. Through his Forever Safe Productions, based in Los Angeles, Lerchen also produced the 2009 series “The Vampire Diaries” and 2018’s “The Shelter,” as well as feature-length films and shorts. McElveen is the son of Gwen McElveen and a 2003 graduate of Sumter High School. His extensive list of acting, writing, directing and producing credits can be found online on IMDb (Internet Movie Database) under “Jason Mac.” Lerchen said settings for “The Old Man and the Pond” include “Jason’s pond home, the (Sumter County) Courthouse, downtown Sumter and the Thompson warehouses.” Several local actors will be in the film, which has already been cast, as well as some from Atlanta and a well-known Hollywood film actor, he said. While the film’s working title is “a definite play on (Ernest Hemingway’s) ‘The Old Man and the Sea,’” the story itself is unrelated, McElveen said, adding that it is set in current times. “The film will be a family friendly drama and centers on Nick Wolfe, who is searching for his estranged father,” Lerchen said. “During his journey, he meets Billy Forde, an old man in the woods who has his fair share of secrets. The unlikely duo strike up a friendship, which may change each other for the better.” He said, “The majority of principal photography takes place in Sumter and is being shot with an Arri Alexa Mini” motion picture camera. “The community has been great to us,” Lerchen said. “They’ve gone out of their way to help us.” Once the filming is complete, he said, “The movie will go through a rigorous post-production schedule, which generally takes about a year.” When it is completed, McElveen plans to show “The Old Man and the Pond” to local residents at Sumter Opera House.

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Week of October 14 to 20, 2018 ARIES Whether you’re on the verge of retirement or about to start a new career, you’ll focus on more clearly defining your next steps. You’ll need a plan to help you navigate the circumstances ahead.

TAURUS Professional training will bring your career to new heights. You’ll be inspired by a series of new challenges that require a good dose of patience on your part. Your pleasure-seeking spirit will entice you to make a big move.

GEMINI You’ll reflect deeply on your life and start making big changes. You’ll need to seriously review your priorities in order to build a future that lives up to your expectations.

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CANCER You’ll find yourself saying yes to everyone this week, and you’ll put a lot of pressure on yourself to stay true to your word in all circumstances. You’ll need more information before making an important decision. Whatever you decide do, be sure to think things over carefully.

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Shannen Doherty, Rose McGowan, Kaley Cuoco and others led “Charmed” lives. Now, three more actresses are under the show’s spell. Helping The CW launch an additional night of programming Sunday, Oct. 14, the new reboot of the series casts Sarah Jeffery (“Shades of Blue”), Melonie Diaz and Madeleine Mantock as sister witches – one of whom has been unknown to the others – who unite their special abilities to form the Power of Three following their mother’s death. A presumed university professor (Rupert Evans) is their “Whitelighter,” advising them on protecting mankind from evil. Several “Jane the Virgin” veterans, including Jennie Snyder Urman, are among the executive producers of the new “Charmed.” In giving the central characters an ethnic diversity, Urman says, “Most of the people I’ve talked to are happy that they’re not white, because we’ve had a chance to see three white witches. Obviously, coming off of ‘Jane,’ I know so much more about what it means to see yourself on screen, see yourself represented, and see yourself be the hero of a story – and that was really important to us. I haven’t felt the ‘not white’ backlash. I’ve felt the ‘This is not the same story that was once told’ backlash.”

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Among those fostering the latter has been original “Charmed” co-star Holly Marie Combs, who tweeted, after the new version’s pickup, her hope that the show’s “true legacy does remain.” (Combs and Alyssa Milano spanned the first series’ entire run.) Actress Diaz notes, “I think that there’s also a lot of positive stuff coming out, and we’ve collectively made a decision to focus on that, because this is such a great place to be and to create this show with people who I love.” Coming off three seasons of playing Jennifer Lopez’s daughter, Jeffery adds, “We understand that (‘Charmed’ is) such a sacred thing to so many people, not only to the cast, but to the fans ...so we’re very grateful, and we get it. We do get it.” The new “Charmed” stars are familiar with the original show, which ran from 1998 to 2006, though the experience was a bit different for Mantock. “I grew up in the UK,” she explains, “and it used to rerun on Channel 5 (there), so I was definitely aware of it. Before we started shooting, I made sure to watch the pilot, because I wanted to see the little Easter eggs that we had laid in our script to pay homage. I hadn’t seen the whole eight seasons, but I knew who the characters were, because it was such a pop-culture moment. I don’t think there’s anybody who doesn’t know who those girls are and what ‘Charmed’ is.”

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VIRGO You’ll find yourself in the right place at the right time in order to stand out and make a great first impression. You’ll be proud of yourself. At work, you’ll be rewarded and may even receive an ovation.

LIBRA Your loved ones will have trouble getting you out of the house. You’ll feel overly attached to old items that take up too much space at home. Getting rid of the clutter will free your mind.

SCORPIO You won’t be afraid to say out loud what others have been thinking. You’ll need to display good leadership skills to help solve a complex situation.

SAGITTARIUS You may have to invest a considerable sum in your professional future. You’ll feel the urge to purchase a new car in order to give off an air of prestige. Don’t be impulsive in your spending.

CAPRICORN You’ll pull out all the stops to succeed in finding enough clients to reach one of your biggest goals. In the heat of the moment, you’ll be crowned with success

AQUARIUS If you’re searching for your ideal career, you’ll find the inspiration you need to define your path. You’ll channel your creativity and imagination to create a true masterpiece.

PISCES If you aren’t in tune with your in ner athlete, you can expect to start feeling the effects of a sedentary lifestyle creep up on you this week. To motivate yourself to get back in shape, you’ll ask friends to join you in signing up for a physical activity.

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Anna Kendrick’s Top 10 BYMovies JAY BOBBIN “The Accountant” (2016): Kendrick makes a solid match for Ben Affleck as she plays a Treasury Department analyst in need of his character’s special help when she learns too much. “Trolls” (2016): Even in voice only, Kendrick is a delight as she speaks the words of the animated Poppy, a very optimistic Troll who sets out to save her friends from enemies. “Into the Woods” (2014): Not playing your parents’ Cinderella, Kendrick clearly has a good time putting her spins on the character in the Stephen SondheimJames Lapine musical. “Cake” (2014): Though the movie belongs to Jennifer Aniston, Kendrick’s portrayal of a suicidal woman is an important catalyst to the drama. “The Last Five Years” (2014): The singing skill of Kendrick is a must for this fine adaptation of a stage show as she and Jeremy Jordan (“Supergirl”) trace a relationship in reverse, largely through music. “Rapture-Palooza” (2013): Kendrick’s combination of smarts and controlled goofiness works well for this postapocalyptic satire. “Pitch Perfect” (2012): Not only did Kendrick have a major hit with this story of competition between a cappella groups, she also scored a hit song off it (“Cups”). “50/50” (2011): Sensitivity and charm are Kendrick’s trademarks as the novice therapist to a cancer patient (Joseph Gordon-Levitt). “Up in the Air” (2009): An Oscar nomination was among Kendrick’s rewards for her work as a driven efficiency expert for a firm that assists in downsizing companies. “Twilight” (2008): Kendrick began to get a foothold in the movie world as this popular franchise’s Jessica, a role she would repeat in subsequent chapters.

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Especially now, when so many movies don’t have a solid leading role for even one actress, it’s interesting to see a film that offers two. “A Simple Favor” does that, and it’s so much fun in the early going, you hope it will hold up all the way through ... especially since it’s from Paul Feig, the director of “Bridesmaids.” It doesn’t, but stars Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively supply enough to enjoy along the way that it’s still worth recommending. Kendrick plays a video-blogging widow and mom who meets – and instantly becomes dazzled by – the stylish Lively, since both have children who go to the same Connecticut school. They become fast friends, leaving Kendrick puzzled and dismayed when Lively suddenly disappears. Of course, she’s determined to find out why. Those who know the books and/or movies “The Girl on the Train” and “Gone Girl” are sure to recognize that theme from recent vintage, though “A Simple Favor” plays it a bit more lightly. That’s thanks largely to the focus staying on Kendrick, whose familiar “type-A” personality services the story well. However, there’s more to that in the role, which also blends in the feeling of desperation that informs the character. The woman is missing something in her life and knows it, and as is the case in so many situations, she believes she’s found that needed “thing” in somebody else. (It’s not for nothing that her alter ego’s last name is “Smothers.”) And when that greatly welcome element vanishes without warning, the desperation not only returns, but intensifies. “A Simple Favor” is at its best when it lets its two lead actresses play into their images and contrast them. Lively is supremely poised and self-assured, and Kendrick ... well, as mentioned, not so much. Henry Golding, who’s been riding on a major hit with “Crazy Rich Asians,” also is present as Lively’s husband. Andrew Rannells and Rupert Friend also turn up. The picture’s dramatic aspects may be a bit of a surprise coming from Feig, who largely has based his career in comedy, but “The Heat” and “Spy” also blended styles under his directorial guidance. And, on the television front, so did “Freaks and Geeks” and “Arrested Development.” Even if the promise of “A Simple Favor” falls apart by the final act, it gives two female stars some choice moments on the screen together. And these days, that’s a favor in and of itself.

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Movie Review

He may be small in size, but AntMan is big on entertainment – as proven by this sequel, actually more enjoyable than the first film in certain ways.

There’s sufficient mayhem in the Marvel tradition, but also a very welcome and substantial dose of humor. Paul Rudd is back as a star and co-writer as Ant-Man’s mission involves something else of changeable size ... the lab of scientist Hank Pym (again played by Michael Douglas). Bad guys want that lab, and also involved in making sure they don’t get it is Pym’s daughter, who becomes the new Wasp as played by Evangeline Lilly.

Michelle Pfeiffer plays her mother, the original Wasp. ››› (PG-13: AS, P, V) (Also on Blu-ray and On Demand)

“WHITNEY” With the approval of the late music superstar’s estate, director Kevin Macdonald (“The Last King of Scotland”) delves into Whitney Houston’s mystique through rare audio and video clips and new interviews. The content follows her road to becoming one of

the most successful female performers in music history. The film follows Houston’s move into movies, leading to a hit with “The Bodyguard” (costar Kevin Costner is among the interviewees here), but it also examines her tumultuous personal life. Her relationships with husband Bobby Brown and daughter Bobbi Kristina are examined, as is the tragic and premature end of Houston’s life. ››› (R: AS, P) (Also on On Demand)


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The American Legion Sumter County Fair entertains all ages for 102nd year

Giovanni Brattesani performs the spinning plate trick at the Sumter American Legion Fair. Fairgoers enjoyed piping hot fries, live entertainment including a petting zoo, booths in the Sumter County Civic Center, 32 rides and 11 gaming centers this year.

Giovanni Brattesani, a member of the Fearless Flores, rides the walls in the metal globe while his mom, Frances, looks on from the center of the globe.

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