Wednesday, November 28, 2012::Sundance Film Festival: Female directors take dramatic step forward
The odds of getting into the Sundance Film Festival have been astronomical for years, but the statistic that jumps out from the dramatic competition lineup for January’s festival might be even more remarkable: In what festival programmers say is a Sundance first, fully half of the narrative features were made by women.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012::'Perks' earns best first feature nomination from Spirit Awards for indie films
Stephen Chbosky, writer-director of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," was nominated in the category of best first feature when the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Award nominations were announced yesterday.
Sunday, November 25, 2012::Tom Cruise returning for 'Jack Reacher' premiere
Tom Cruise is returning to Pittsburgh in mid-December and he's bringing the trappings of a swanky Hollywood premiere with him. It will be Pittsburgh's first major film premiere in decades, at least, and a rare round trip for a star with such box-office muscle.
Saturday, November 17, 2012::Holy Batmobiles! Batman film fleet on display at Heinz Field
As a boy, Brandon Pickett would tie a towel around his neck and sit behind the wheel of his parents’ car, opening and closing the garage door to imagine he was Batman driving out of the Batcave to take on the latest villain threatening Gotham City.