The Lund family, from left, Don, Brian (in front), Nikki, Catie, Donna and Donny, is the focus of the documentary, "The Family Next Door," which explores the challenges, grace and determination of living with Brian's and Donny's autism.

Pittsburgh-area family shares autism story in film

“The Family Next Door” is a new documentary that highlights the challenges and triumphs of an Upper St. Clair family dealing with autism.

1 day ago

 Director and Pittsburgh native Antoine Fuqua, left, rehearses a scene between Nash Edgerton and Denzel Washington on the set of "The Equalizer."

For Pittsburgh native Antoine Fuqua, taking on the 'Equalizer' with Denzel Washington was easy choice

Pittsburgh-born director Antoine Fuqua and Denzel Washington, who struck acting gold with “Training Day,” reunite in  “The Equalizer.”

5 days ago

Family Film Guide: 'The Boxtrolls'

“The Boxtrolls” is suitable for ages 7 and up, especially if they’re familiar with Alan Snow’s “Here Be Monsters” and aren’t easily spooked.

5 days ago

 A participant in Pittsburgh Abides 2013 party plays John Goodman's character.

Preview: Fans throw robe and white Russian bash for 'The Big Lebowski'

The Coen brothers movie classic featuring "The Dude" continues to spark a festive fan community.

6 days ago

 Paul McGann, the eighth Doctor Who, was featured in BBC America's "The Doctors Revisited" and will be at the Pittsburgh Comicon Saturday at the Monroeville Convention Center.

A Hot List of weekend events, Sept. 25-28

Pittsburgh Comicon, American Indian Heritage Weekend, Lyric Fest performs Italian arias, Newberry Consort, Hartwood Acres Hay Day and more

6 days ago

 Love hurts: "Gone With the Wind" stars Clark Gable as Rhett Butler and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara.

An Appreciation: Why 'Gone With the Wind' was and is a phenomenal film

After 75 years, “Gone With the Wind” still packs a wallop on the big screen.

1 week ago

 Actress Hattie McDaniel, left, is presented an Oscar by actress Fay Bainter for best performance in a supporting role for her work as "Mammy" in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind."

When 'Gone With the Wind' film was released, it was lauded and lambasted

Released 75 years ago, “Gone With the Wind” drew complaints about decency and racism, but it still was wildly successful.

1 week ago

Zombies run amok in new film

Jake Mulliken’s zom-com, “Meltdown,” will have its Pittsburgh premiere tonight on two screens at the SouthSide Works Cinema.

1 week ago

Pittsburgh movie screenings and DVD release

Cinemas in Robinson and at Pittsburgh Mills will be providing special screenings of “Gone With the Wind” Sunday and Oct. 1.

1 week ago

 Vivien Leigh and rebel casualtes in "Gone With The Wind."

'Gone With the Wind' quiz: Test your knowledge

How much do you know about “Gone with the Wind” 75 years after the movie was made?

1 week ago

Pittsburgh and 'GWTW'

“Gone With the Wind” comes — of course — with Pittsburgh connections.

1 week ago

'Not Cool' creator had fun filming in Pittsburgh

YouTube sensation Shane Dawson talks about how he got into making videos and the challenges of being overweight as a child.

1 week ago

 Will Smith attends the Louis Vuitton Menswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 Show as part of Paris Fashion Week in January. He is scheduled to begin filming a movie in Pittsburgh next month.

Filming in Pittsburgh, Will Smith football movie needs extras

An untitled Will Smith football movie filming here will hold an open tryout for extras who can play football and appear in late October.

1 week ago

 Polly Bergen, left, 1963

Obituary: Polly Bergen / Versatile actress, singer

The Emmy winner was best known for her portrayal of Helen Morgan in “Playhouse 90.”

1 week ago

 Carol Burnett will receive the 2014 Harvey Award at the Jimmy Stewart Museum’s annual fundraising gala Oct. 3.

Jimmy Stewart Museum welcomes an old friend: Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett’s name was always at the top of the list for the Harvey Award and now, the Stewart Museum will honor the fan and friend.

1 week ago

 Self-serve candy choices at the new Cinemark North Hills and XD, opening today at McCandless Crossing.

Curtain rises on new amenities-packed movie theater in McCandless

Cinemark at McCandless Crossing opens with 12 digital auditoriums, a bar serving wine, beer and frozen cocktails, and movies new and recent.

1 week ago

Family Film Guide: 'The Maze Runner'

“The Maze Runner,” based on the popular James Dashner novel, is suitable for tweens and older moviegoers.

1 week ago

'Imitation Game' wins Toronto prize

Benedict Cumberbatch’s “The Imitation Game” takes People’s Choice Award at the just-concluded Toronto International Film Festival.

2 weeks ago

 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, center, poses for photographs on the red carpet for the new movie "The Imitation Game" during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto last  Tuesday.

Stars light up Toronto streets, shops

The Toronto International Film Festival will wrap up Sunday after screening films that will hit our local movie theaters in the future.

2 weeks ago

 Noomi Rapace as Nadia and Matthias Schoenaerts as Eric Deeds in "The Drop."

'The Drop' actors say they prefer people on the edge

At the Toronto Film Festival, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace discuss their characters in “The Drop.”

2 weeks ago

 Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo in "Foxcatcher."

'Foxcatcher' director discusses filming in Pittsburgh

“Foxcatcher” director Bennett Miller considered the Andy Warhol Museum his refuge during filming in Western Pennsylvania

3 weeks ago

 Actors Dax Shepard, left, Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall share a laugh during  "The Judge" photo call and press conference at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Friday.

Duvall, Downey lay down law about 'Judge'

Casting of "The Judge" makes for strange bedfellows in a Massachusetts bed and breakfast.

3 weeks ago

 Plutarch Heavensbee (the late Philip Seymour Hoffman) and President Coin (Julianne Moore) in "The Hunger Games: Mockinjay - Part 1."

Fall movies hit theaters, many with Pittsburgh ties

Summer movie season is in the record books as fall arrives with awards bait, films with Pittsburgh connections and a wealth of choices.

3 weeks ago

 Anthony Zigarella, 13, works the heavy bag during the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.

Movie boxing ring finds a home in the Hill District

After its use in the movie “Southpaw,” a boxing ring was donated to the Centre Avenue YMCA for a new boxing program.

3 weeks ago

 Bill Murray and Jaeden Lieberher in "St. Vincent."

Let the Oscar buzz begin at the star-studded Toronto International Film Festival

Movie marathons, publicity extravaganzas, search for selfies and Oscar buzz all start at the Toronto International Film Festival.

4 weeks ago

 Actress Jennifer Aniston arrives on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013.

Jennifer Aniston looking for roles with hard edge

After playing sweetheart Rachel on “Friends” for 10 years, Jennifer Aniston says she looks for roles with a harder edge.

4 weeks ago


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