“Remake” is a decidedly dirty word in cinema, especially when associated with Hollywood. A great travesty in film-making today is the habit of taking a foreign film, updating it stylistically and rehashing its events needlessly to fit American popular demand. The Hollywood remake of the 2009 Swedish adaptation of the best-selling novel “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” is no exception.
For almost 90 years the Manor Theater has been a main stay on the Murray Avenue cultural scene. But 90 years takes a toll on a movie theater. That’s why owners Rick and Alexa Stern decided to make major renovations to the old building with changes to every facet of the old-school theater.
There are plenty of movies filling up the box office this Christmas. To help you decide what to see, here are the top films in theaters this season.
Despite the fact that there really aren’t any traditional Christmas movies being released this season, there are dozens of other wonderful movies that will air on the silver screen this month. Here are four that you should strongly consider seeing.
Rob Marshall, Allderdice Hall of Fame inductee, returned to his roots and spoke to students about his time in high school and his movie-making career since then.
Oscar winner “Black Swan” grossed $106 million while “Grown Ups” made over $162 million… Does this make sense to you?? Film studios admit to caring more about making money than producing quality films.
“In Time,” starring musician-turned-actor Justin Timberlake, is a film is far from horrible, but there is a lot that holds back its novel concepts from reaching their full potential in this fairly dull film.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest release dates of the year; it’s right in between Halloween’s horror and Christmas’ cheer. Since you may have some trouble deciding which movie to see, here are five movies – some big name, some independent – that will be in theaters Thanksgiving weekend.
An interview with Hollywood legend, award-winning director Rob Marshall.
Pittsburgh was the new filmmaking hotspot this summer as movies like “The Dark Knight Rises” and “The Perls of Being a Wallflower” were filmed in the city.