Melissa Merli: Efforts underway to make C-U a movie hot spot

By now, especially if you follow Shatterglass Studios on Facebook, you know its new offshoot, Shatterglass Films, along with Chaz Ebert, will adapt to film Chris Benson's book about Emmett Till.

Richard J. Leskosky: Superb cast, great ad libs mark 'His Girl Friday'

Nowadays both sides of the political spectrum question the biases and ethics of the different news media (at least those on the opposite side).

Who lives here? May 23, 2015

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?"

PODCAST: Luke Boyce - Shatterglass Studios 5-22-15

PODCAST: Luke Boyce - Shatterglass Studios 5-22-15: Play now!

Brian Moline talks with Luke Boyce, Creative Director at Shatterglass Studios, about his recent trip to the Cannes Film Festival.


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Frank's Faves, May 21, 2015

"What we're fighting for, in the end, we're fighting for each other." — Jeff Daniels in "Gettysburg" (1993)

Memorial Day is a holiday Americans typically spend far too little time thinking about, but that's a wrong Frank's Faves is here to right.

Chuck Koplinski: 'Madding Crowd' a glorious throwback

Unabashedly romantic, sumptuously shot and wonderfully acted, Thomas Vinterberg's adaptation of Thomas Hardy's "Far from the Madding Crowd" is the perfect anecdote for the summer movie overload. (Yes, I know the season has just begun, but I'm feeling special effects weary already.)

Entertainment listings, May 21-28, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

Film capsules, May 21, 2015

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

'Pitch Perfect 2' burns 'Mad Max'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ladies of "Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes opening weekend, amassing a $70.3 million debut, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.