Homegrown cinephile still spreading a love for movies

29 October 2014, 10:51 pm

By: Barry Lytton When Al Milgrom arrived in Dinkytown in 1940, Simms Hardware was only halfway through its 115-year stint. Now, the building that once housed Simms is the site of Espresso Royale, whose windows Milgrom, 92, faced Monday afternoon as he thumbed a scribbled-in legal pad and sipped a sm... Read More »

Edward Snowden and Vivian Maier Documentaries Nominated for IDA Awards

29 October 2014, 8:54 am

Laura Poitras’ Edward Snowden documentary “CitizenFour” and John Maloof's and Charlie Siskel's investigation into a neglected photographer, “Finding Vivian Maier,” are among the five nominees for the year's best documentary at the International Documentary Associations IDA Awar... Read More »

Gamers rally as GameStart Asia kicks off with a bang, draws in the crowds

29 October 2014, 8:18 am

GameStart2014, the inaugural chapter of Southeast Asia’s premier game show GameStart Asia, saw throngs of enthusiastic gamers heading to Suntec Convention Centre over the past weekend. Over 12,000 visitors from Singapore and...... Read More »

Ex-Sony CEO Howard Stringer on the Company's Failures and Time Inc.'s Big Challenges

26 October 2014, 8:00 pm

In a frequently humorous address to several hundred entertainment lawyers and others, former Sony CEO and chairman Sir Howard Stringer shared...... Read More »

Local Veteran Reflects On Fall of Saigon Through Watching Documentary

25 October 2014, 5:37 pm

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - It was no ordinary Night At The Movies for a local war veteran. Fort Wayne's Cinema Center has been showing the movie Last Days In Vietnam throughout the week, a documentary depicting the fall of Saigon in April of 1975.... Read More »

Apocalypse Now at Cornell Cinema

23 October 2014, 6:01 pm

  By MARK DISTEFANO Everybody knows the sequence of “Ride of the Valkyries” interlaced with the helicopters soaring in like hornets against the rising sun, and the thick jungle in a big green bushel underneath. Everybody knows the infamous “I love the smell of napalm in the morning” quip. A... Read More »

Robin Williams season for Mind at Prince Charles Cinema

16 October 2014, 4:08 pm

The cinema will show six of the actor's films in November and December.... Read More »

10 Pinoy films to be showcased at Vietnam filmfest

10 October 2014, 5:35 am

Filipino independent films continue to make headway in festivals abroad with a good number of them competing at this year’s 3rd Hanoi International Film Festival (HIFF) in Vietnam. Films in competition during the festival’s run from Nov. 23 to 27 are: Jason Paul Laxamana’s “Magkakabaung” i... Read More »

Place Your Bets: Which Of These Kids Will Reach The Finishing Line?

8 October 2014, 3:23 pm

This is no ordinary race. Every day, at 4.30pm, these kids begin running, weaving in and out of narrow alleys with slips of paper in their hands. They are distributors of lotto results to residents who hedged their bets in … Continued The post Place Your Bets: Which Of These Kids Will Reach The Fi... Read More »

Vietnam's state-funded movies fail at box office

3 October 2014, 11:03 pm

Director and film critic Ba Vu was wistful when he spoke admiringly about the way South Koreans showed respect for their national hero, Admiral Yi Sun-shin, the naval commander of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897)... Read More »