The Life of Mal Vincent – Video & Tributes

The Life of Mal Vincent – Video & Tributes

A public memorial was held at The Naro on Saturday, December 11, 2021, for the late Mal Vincent, long-time movie and theater critic and journalist at The Virginian-Pilot. Hosted by Naro owners Tench Phillips and Thom Vourlas, the program included lively remembrances by colleagues and community members along with musical and visual presentations. The video below (click “read more”) was produced by videographer and digital media specialist Danny Lee Epperson for this event and he has kindly offered to share it with our Naro community at large.  Enjoy!

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

The inimitable entertainment critic Mal Vincent passed away this weekend at the age of 83.  In the days before the internet, Rotten Tomatoes, and social media, Mal's film reviews as printed in The Virginian-Pilot often determined the size of our audiences, to both the...

At Long Last, Naro Reopens!

At Long Last, Naro Reopens!

After a lengthy hibernation that commenced with the closing of the theater in March of 2020, the Naro Cinema announces our reopening on Friday, June 4 with an initial weekend of an eclectic mix of some of our favorite titles from yesteryear. Thom, Tench, Theresa,...

The Life of Mal Vincent – Video & Tributes

The Life of Mal Vincent – Video & Tributes

A public memorial was held at The Naro on Saturday, December 11, 2021, for the late Mal Vincent, long-time movie and theater critic and journalist at The Virginian-Pilot. Hosted by Naro owners Tench Phillips and Thom Vourlas, the program included lively remembrances by colleagues and community members along with musical and visual presentations. The video below (click “read more”) was produced by videographer and digital media specialist Danny Lee Epperson for this event and he has kindly offered to share it with our Naro community at large.  Enjoy!

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

The inimitable entertainment critic Mal Vincent passed away this weekend at the age of 83.  In the days before the internet, Rotten Tomatoes, and social media, Mal's film reviews as printed in The Virginian-Pilot often determined the size of our audiences, to both the...

At Long Last, Naro Reopens!

At Long Last, Naro Reopens!

After a lengthy hibernation that commenced with the closing of the theater in March of 2020, the Naro Cinema announces our reopening on Friday, June 4 with an initial weekend of an eclectic mix of some of our favorite titles from yesteryear. Thom, Tench, Theresa,...