Chuck's Classics, Dec. 22, 2014: "Ben-Hur" (1959)

Many years ago, I attended a screening of William Wyler's "Ben-Hur" at the Virginia Theatre, where I caught sight of three teenagers who had obviously been dragged there. They were close enough for me to catch snippets of their conversation, and the gist was that this old movie was surely going to be boring, especially because it was nearly four hours long. Its one saving grace?

Ask 'Mimi' Dec. 21, 2014

How is the new Community Supported Art program started by 40 North 88 West going?

As of Wednesday, only one of the 25 shares available had not yet been purchased. Each share was $300; each shareholder will receive works of art by nine local artists.

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Vatican film a disappointment

Who lives here? Dec. 20, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever

BERNARD CONDON, Associated Press
ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press
MAE ANDERSON, Associated Press

Entertainment listings, Dec. 18, 2014-Jan. 1, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Getting together for the holidays — at the movies

Get more film news Thursday at 4:20 on WDWS with Luke Boyce of Shatterglass Studios.


Film capsules, Dec. 18, 2014

Summaries and mini-reviews of movies playing now, from e3 magazine:

Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NYC premiere of Rogen film canceled as threats fly

BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer