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.

4 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.

5 days 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.

6 days 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.

3 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.

3 weeks ago

 "The Sound of Music," celebrating its 50th anniversary, starred Julie Andrews as Maria.

The hills are alive as 'The Sound of Music' movie celebrates its 50th anniversary

The restored Oscar-winning film will return to 500-plus theaters in April and Twentieth Century Fox will release a five-disc edition.

4 weeks ago

 Actor John Goodman arrives  at the Lincoln Pharmacy in Millvale to shoot the upcoming movie "Let It Snow"

First Person / Christmas in February: Movie stars invaded our coffee shop and made it snow

“Let It Snow” came to our corner of Pittsburgh to film and generally take over the place. It’s hard not to be star-struck.

1 month ago


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