Russia bans 'Child 44' movie

Russia has banned the showing of the new movie “Child 44,” which is set in Stalinist Russia.

3 days ago

 Gennadiy Mokhnenko is subject of movie "Crococile Gennadiy."

Pittsburgh filmmakers dodge death in making documentary in Ukraine

“Crocodile Gennadiy,“ a vivid portrait of a Ukrainian pastor from the director and producer of ”Blood Brother,“ premieres at Tribeca.

4 days ago

 Jerome Holder, left, and Jonathan Pryce baking in "Dough."

'Dough' actor Jonathan Pryce drawn by its message

Mr. Pryce seems to be working nonstop, and one of his latest projects, the dramedy “Dough,” will get two chances to rise at JFilm fest.

6 days ago

 Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried in "While We're Young."

Adam Driver connects with disciplined role in 'While We're Young'

Adam Driver reunites with filmmaker Noah Baumbach and joins Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts and Amanda Seyfried in the cross-generational comedy.

1 week ago

 The cover of Pantone's "Fashion Color Report Spring 2015," with an pastel illustration by Dennis Basso.

5 Things We Are Loving This Week

Spring awash in pastels; a trio of award-winning movies out on DVD; teasers for “Halo 5” and “Spectre”; Swing Pittsburgh in the groove.

2 weeks ago

 Vin Diesel and Paul Walker in "The Fast and the Furious".

'Fast' franchise gets fuel from fans

“The Fast and the Furious” movies have grossed nearly $2.4 billion since they roared to a start in 2001 with Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.

2 weeks ago

Fundraising challenge could benefit the new Denis Theatre

More than a decade after going dark, the Denis Theatre in Mt. Lebanon moves closer to its fundraising goal and renovation and reopening.

2 weeks ago

 Director Jessie Nelson, right, on the set of "Love the Coopers," which has been shooting scenes in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh sets holiday scene for 'Love the Coopers' movie

The movie once called “Let It Snow,” and now “Love the Coopers,” needed a city with a white Christmas vibe and found it in Pittsburgh.

2 weeks ago

 Holocaust survivor Marceline Loridan-Ivens  returned in 2014 to Sainte-Anne Prison in Avignon, France, for a short film by Frederique Berthet called “Marceline Loridan-Ivens Tells the Story of Her Time in the Sainte-Anne Prison Before Her Deportation to Auschwitz.”

Film shows Holocaust survivor revisiting French prison

At age 86, a Jewish woman looks back at her time in a French prison and Nazi concentration camp in a documentary screening today.

2 weeks ago

 Pilots Lou Lenart, Gideon Lichtman, and Modi Alon in a scene from the documentary "Above and Beyond."

JFilm: 20 premieres and some Film Schmoozes

The 22nd annual film festival that delves into Jewish culture will open April 16 at the Manor Theater in Squirrel Hill.

3 weeks ago

 Pierfrancesco Diliberto and Cristiana Capotondi in "The Mafia Kills Only in Summer."

Italian film festival opens in Carnegie

Italian Film Festival USA will open Thursday in Carnegie and show another six movies at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium through late April.

3 weeks ago

 Director Julie Sokolow, David Matthews, and executive producer Danny Yourd.

Documentary 'Aspie Seeks Love' follows quest of Aliquippa man with Asperger's

David Matthews, with a late-in-life Asperger’s diagnosis, navigates Pittsburgh’s dating and art scene in Julie Sokolow’s documentary.

4 weeks ago

 Catwoman, played by Anne Hathaway, barrels out of the Mellon Institute during filming of "The Dark Knight Rises."

Pittsburgh councilwoman to introduce ‘film-friendly’ legislation

Darlene Harris’ measure addresses the permit process for screen and TV projects that’s designed to meet the industry’s ”unique needs.”

4 weeks ago

Carrey, Reeves join 'Bad Batch'

Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves will join the cast of the movie “The Bad Batch.”

1 month ago


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