Claude O'Steen

Let’s Talk About Art: Claude O'Steen

Filmmaker Claude O‘‍Steen reaches into childhood and the stories his father told around the dinner table to create his narratives on film.

about 19 hours ago

Detours possible today during movie filming in Brentwood

Filming of the boxing movie "Southpaw" may cause detours today along Brownsville Road in Carrick and Brentwood.

1 day ago

 Actor James Garner arrives for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles in 2005. He died Saturday,  according to Los Angeles police. He was 86.

Actor James Garner, star of 'Maverick' and 'The Rockford Files,' dies at 86

Although he was adept at drama and action, Mr. Garner was best known for his low-key, wisecracking style.

2 days ago

 Zachary Quinto at the announcement of "The Chair" project last January on the South Side.

Zachary Quinto wants more out of career than 'Heroes'

Green Tree native Zachary Quinto preps “The Chair” and a return to “Star Trek,” but he may not be back on the “Heroes” reboot.

2 days ago

 Frank Grillo in 2011"s "Warrior," which was filmed in Pittsburgh.

Frank Grillo is out for revenge in 'The Purge: Anarchy'

Actor Frank Grillo, who made "Warrior" and "The Kill Point" in Pittsburgh, stars in "The Purge: Anarchy" set in the near-future in L.A.

5 days ago

 Steve James, director of "Life Itself," says interesting people are complex people, and Roger Ebert "certainly was that kind of person."

Filmmaker getting thumbs up for Ebert movie

Steve James, director of "Life Itself," discusses learning from and working with Roger Ebert.

5 days ago

Film Notes: Oaks renovating to become multipurpose center

Oaks Theater to add two stages and a bar and compress seating as it evolves into a multipurpose entertainment center in Oakmont.

1 week ago

 Charlton Heston, who plays an astronaut who lands on an ape-ruled planet, and Linda Harrison, as a human inhabitant, appear in a scene from the 1968 film "The Planet of the Apes."

Hollywood counting on 'Apes' to boost box office

Hollywood needs “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” to roar in a big way this weekend to help reverse the summer slump at the box office.

1 week ago

 Lisa and Vince Roskovensky of Moon, with their children, Hailey, 3, and Tyler, 6, watch "Rio 2" at the CineGrille, a dine-in movie theater, at Latitude 360 in North Fayette.

How movie theaters are changing with the times

Although big-name entertainment companies no longer are building hundreds of new theaters at a time, they continue to invest in Pittsburgh.

1 week ago

 Will Smith may be in town filming a movie.

Busiest film agenda shapes up for Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh all-stars add Will Smith and Vin Diesel to Russell Crowe and Jake Gyllenhaal in movies being shot in Pittsburgh in 2014.

1 week ago

 Assuming the Unknown by Alex Sansone, from the 2014 2-Minute Film Festival at Carnegie Museum of Art.

2-Minute Film Festival goes to the moon

Outer space is the theme of the 2-Minute Film Festival in at Carnegie Museum; Culture Club premieres Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project.

1 week ago

 Emily Peachey.

#SEENRisingStar: Emily Peachey

Pittsburgh's Emily Peachey was headed to law school when the acting bug changed her course.

2 weeks ago

 From left, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon star in Richard Lester's "A Hard's Day's Night."

Restored 'Hard Day's Night' still magical

Beatles and fans rampage through London in the classic “A Hard Day‘‍s Night,” restored for its 50th anniversary.

2 weeks ago

 Directors Gab Cody, second from left, and Sam Turich, right, with the film crew.

Lawrenceville dinner inspires movie

Sam Turich and Gab Cody discuss their film “Progression,” inspired by the Lawrenceville Urban Pioneer Society‘‍s progressive dinner.

2 weeks ago

 Fitz and the Tantrums.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

The Furries hit town, the Swans perform and fireworks are popping off all over.

2 weeks ago

 Brian 'Astro' Bradley stars in "Earth to Echo."

Brian 'Astro' Bradley moves from rapping to acting

A director told rapper turned “Earth to Echo” actor Brian “Astro” Bradley to “just keep doing what you‘‍re doing” in movies.

2 weeks ago

 Novelist Anthony Breznican.

'Brutal Youth' author, New Kensington native returns to hometown

Anthony Breznican proves you can survive high school and write a novel while employed full time with the just-published “Brutal Youth.”

3 weeks ago

 Actor/director Joe Manganiello, wearing tie, poses with the La Bare dancers at the premiere of Main Street Films “La Bare" after-party on June 18 in Los Angeles.

Joe Manganiello brings his strip club documentary 'La Bare' to Dormont

Tickets are still available for the film that focuses on the legendary club in Dallas, directed by the Mt. Lebanon native.

3 weeks ago

Joe Manganiello brings 'La Bare' to local theater

Actor Joe Manganiello returns to Pittsburgh Friday to screen his documentary, "La Bare," at Hollywood Theater in Dormont.

3 weeks ago

 Eli Wallach, who starred in dozens of movies and Broadway plays over his career, died Monday. He was 98.

Eli Wallach, veteran character actor, dies at 98

“The best way to honor him is to put on one of his movies,” his son said. “Put on ‘Baby Doll’ or ‘Magnificent Seven.’ Those live forever.”

3 weeks ago

Philip Roth novel 'American Pastoral' to be filmed in Pittsburgh

With Ewan McGregor in the lead, the film version of Roth’‍s 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will start shooting in March.

4 weeks ago

Drum Corps ready for summer tour

Five of Drum Corps International’s top 12 corps will perform Wednesday at Gateway, one of two local competitions on the DCI summer tour.

1 month ago


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