Robinson's Twin Hi-Way Drive-In will show its last movie this fall

Supporters of the landmark drive-in came out Monday night to oppose the proposed construction plan.

about 22 hours ago

 Amy Schumer.

For Amy Schumer, multimillion-dollar book deal is all in the timing

After a frenzied auction, the Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books paid more than $8 million for Amy Schumer’s second attempt at a book.

1 day ago

 Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in "Spectre," which will open a day early in Pittsburgh in a benefit.

Film notes: Hollywood Theater's Halloween party features B-movie, critic

Joe Bob Briggs will appear at the Dormont for a screening of 1986 horror flick “Trick or Treat.”

3 days ago

 Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) finds himself stranded and alone on Mars in "The Martian."

Movie review: Taut rescue tale puts a great cast in orbit around its star in 'The Martian'

Matt Damon shines as “The Martian,” an American astronaut presumed dead and left behind on the Red Planet in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi epic.

4 days ago

 Richard Gere stars as a homeless man in "Time Out of Mind."

Movie review: 'Time Out of Mind' gives attention to those who live on the streets

Richard Gere's latest film is a tough, touching homage to the homeless.

4 days ago

 Ridley Scott directs "The Martian"

'Martian' director Ridley Scott is a space cowboy

“When you get a really great script, you don’t want to bronze the gold medal,” Matt Damon says of “The Martian” opening in theaters today.

4 days ago

 Emily Blunt stars as FBI agent Kate Macer in "Sicario."

Movie review: 'Sicario' depicts a gruesome mission that will make you flinch

“Sicario,“ with Emily Blunt as an FBI agent recruited for a covert mission in the war against drugs, is intense, violent and provocative.

4 days ago

Movie review: Documentary explores quirky true story about pursuit of fame

“Finders Keepers” is about a man who uses the childhood saying to claim ownership of a foot found in a used grill — yes, really.

4 days ago

 Lainey (Alison Brie) and Jake (Jason Sudeikis) meet years after their college tryst in "Sleeping With Other People."

Movie review: A romantic, touching film about sex addiction

“Sleeping With Other People,“ from the director of “Bachelorette,“ is a thoroughly modern rom-com starring Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis.

4 days ago

Harmony serves as Hollywood East this week

Actor Ewan McGregor has been seen around the town while preparing for filming American Pastoral.

4 days ago

 Miss Clara (Karen Abercrombie) in "War Room."

Festival celebrates films that inspire, encourage, entertain

See a dozen movies, some faith-based and some mainstream hits, at the Cranberry Cinemas courtesy of the 10th Projecting Hope festival.

5 days ago

 Will Smith, right, shoots a scene from "Concussion" on the steps of St. Benedict the Moor last November.

Will Smith's 'Concussion' will premiere Nov. 10 at AFI Fest in Hollywood

The movie, which was filmed in Pittsburgh and focuses on head injuries in sports, will get its theater release on Christmas Day.

6 days ago

 Actor Joe Manganiello visits with Daejor Slappy, 16, of Midland while Slappy's mother Shawndelle Wise takes a photo Wednesday at Children's Hospital in Lawrenceville. Mr. Manganiello is the chair of the hospital's gala, happening later this week.

Actor and Mt. Lebanon native Joe Manganiello visits Children's Hospital

The “Magic Mike” star heats up the hallways while in town for anniversary gala.

6 days ago

 Tobey Maguire stars as Bobby Fischer in Edward Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice."

Movie reviews: 3 movies with satisfying plots

Movies look at eccentric chess master Bobby Fischer, a chilling tale of twins and torment, and a real-life romcom with an Indian flavor. .

1 week ago

 Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro in "The Intern."

Movie review: De Niro's comedic touch brightens 'The Intern'

Robert De Niro is “The Intern” and Anne Hathaway his e-commerce boss in a workplace comedy from filmmaker Nancy Meyers.

1 week ago

Film Notes: WWII-themed movies to play at History Center

Heinz History Center will show four World War II-themed movies this weekend as part of its “We Can Do It!” exhibition.

1 week ago

 "Room," produced by Pittsburgh native Jesse Shapira's company, was named the People's Choice Award winner at the Toronto International Film Festival

'Room' with Pittsburgh ties wins People's Choice Award at Toronto International Film Festival

The film was produced by Pittsburgh native Jesse Shapira’s company.

2 weeks ago

 Brie Larson, left, and Joan Allen give Jacob Tremblay a lift to the premiere of "Room" during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

2 Pittsburgh natives in the buzz at Toronto festival

Two Pittsburgh natives come away from the Toronto film festival with awards buzz, one for “Room” and the other for “Spotlight.”

2 weeks ago

 Director/producer Scott Cooper on the set of the drama "Black Mass.

Director lauds Depp's portrayal of Bulger

Forget six degrees of separation, it’s more like two degrees when it comes to Boston and Whitey Bulger, director Scott Cooper learned.

2 weeks ago

 Christa Majoras now lives in Lawrenceville and also has an apartment in New York City.

Newsmaker you should know / Filmmaking takes her from Brentwood to Belgrade

As the recipient of a Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship, Christa Majoras will travel to Serbia to create a documentary on underground dance music.

2 weeks ago

 Scott Trowbridge, left, of Walt Disney Imagineering, and Anthony Daniels, who portrays the Star Wars robot C-3PO, give a presentation Thursday at the TEA SATE -- Themed Entertainment Association/Storytelling Architecture Technology Experience -- conference at Carnegie Mellon University.

C-3PO actor, Disney designer working on 'Star Wars' land pay visit to Carnegie Mellon

C-3PO’s Anthony Daniels entertained the youngish audience with tales from the "Star Wars" front.

2 weeks ago

 The cast of "The Martian," from left, Kate Mara, Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain, at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 11.

Cranston, Clooney and Damon make appearances at Toronto Film Festival

Bryan Cranston taps into Trumbo’s theatricality, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney trade quips, and Depp causes a commotion in Toronto.

3 weeks ago

 David Oyelowo and Kate Mara star in "Captive."

David Oyelowo calls 'Captive' thought-provoking

Actor David Oyelowo, best known as the star of  “Selma,” hopes “Captive” will appeal to faith-based audiences and beyond at movie theaters.

3 weeks ago

Fall 2015: Things to do & see in Pittsburgh

See some of the best of what’s happening in Pittsburgh during this fall season including the arts, concerts, festivals and more.

3 weeks ago

 Tyler (Ed Oxenbould) and sister Becca (Olivia Dejonge) try to tell their Mom (Kathryn Hahn) something is horribly wrong in "The Visit."

Movie review: 'The Visit' creepy yet funny, too

M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Visit” proves you can’t really go home again.

3 weeks ago

 Lou Ferrigno.

Lou Ferrigno has voiced the Marvel Universe anti-hero for 40 years

The two-time Mr. Universe has maintained his connection with the Hulk and fans of the Marvel superhero.  He will appear here this weekend.

3 weeks ago

Schedule highlights: Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh

Interactive panels, costume contests and more will fill the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Friday through Saturday.

3 weeks ago

 Jacob Tremblay and Brie Larson in "Room," which is executive produced by former Pittsburgher Jesse Shapira.

A grand film festival bringing the stars to Toronto

Toronto International Film Festival will open with “Demolition,” one of 289 features to screen at the 40th annual celebration.

3 weeks ago

 A VIP Experience package with William Shatner at the first Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh is $275.

Comicon gets bigger with Wizard World running show

The national company that runs comic cons invades Pittsburgh for the first time with big names from the small screen.

1 month ago

Obituary: Paul Quinn / Director, brother of Aidan Quinn

He collaborated with his brothers Aidan and Declan when he directed his debut and most notable feature, 1998's “This Is My Father.”

1 month ago