Movies


 Amanda Seyfried and director Jessie Nelson on the set of "Love the Coopers."

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.

about 6 hours 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.

about 6 hours 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.

6 days 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.”

1 week ago


Carrey, Reeves join 'Bad Batch'

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

1 week ago


 Savannah Reich wins $30,000 Sloan award for screenwriting.

Film Notes: JFilm festival books 'The Last Mentsch' as its opener

JFilm festival provides a sneak peek at two of its 20 titles. Also, CMU student Savannah Reich wins prestigious screenwriting prize.

1 week ago


CMU International Film Festival schedule

CMU International Film Festival casts a wide, worldly net for its ninth season of movies and guests around the theme of "work as passion."

1 week ago


 Cate Blanchett is the Stepmother in Disney's live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale "Cinderella," directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Some things you didn't know about Cinderella

Director Kenneth Branagh turns to a “Downton Abbey” lead to play Cinderella in his live-action version of the centuries-old fairy tale.

2 weeks ago


Disney adds 'Star Wars' cruises

Disney Cruise Line has announced another themed day at sea, this time calling on “Star Wars” for select sailings on the Disney Fantasy.

3 weeks ago


 On Jan. 7, the Disneyland Resort introduced "Frozen Fun," featuring adventures from the Disney film, including Elsa and Anna.

Disney parks offer more 'Frozen' fun

The success of “Frozen” may have caught the Disney parks off guard last winter, but now there are more chances to see Anna and Elsa.

3 weeks ago


Film notes: A new title for movie filming here

Maybe now that “Let It Snow,“ starring Diane Keaton and John Goodman, is called “Love the Coopers,” the white stuff will start to disappear.

3 weeks ago


Film notes: Pittsburgh-shot 'Fault in Our Stars' gets 7 MTV Movie Award nods

The 2015 MTV Movie Awards nominations include movies with local connections: "The Fault in Our Stars," "Foxcatcher" and "Birdman."

3 weeks ago


'Blood Brother' filmmakers' new movie to screen at Tribeca

“Blood Brother” documentary team from Pittsburgh make the new movie, “Crocodile Gennadiy,” and land a spot in the Tribeca Film Festival.

4 weeks ago


 From Frank Capra's 1939 film "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," starring Jimmy Stewart and Jean Arthur.

Let's talk about art: Frank Capra, filmmaker for the people

During March, Pittsburgh Filmmakers’ Sunday Night Series at Regent Square Theater shows some award-winning films from Frank Capra.

4 weeks ago



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