Area screenwriters looking for a chance to discuss ideas and test out material with fellow artists have a perfect opportunity every month at the Oregon Public Library. Glass City Screenwriters, an organization created by area writer Virginia Shine, meets every third Thursday beginning at 6:30pm to share progress, read scripts and, in general, offer support
Championed for its vertigo-inducing art direction and Conrad Veidt’s stunning performance as the tragic somnambulist Cesare, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is truly a once-you’ve-seen-it-you-never-forget-it kind of film.
Call it anime or Japanimation— just call Howl’s Moving Castle a masterpiece. Written and directed by the great Hayao Miyazaki, the Walt Disney of Japan and the mastermind responsible for other animated classics such as Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away, this Oscar-nominated film is based on a 1986 British children’s novel. It features both an
The first domestic violence shelter in the United States was established in 1974. Ten years later, the Sisters of St. Francis founded Bethany House.
Upon essayist and social critic James Baldwin’s untimely death in 1987, the Notes of a Native Son author left behind an unfinished manuscript titled Remember This House. Composed of Baldwin’s memories and recollections of the lives of his late friends Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Medgar Evers, the unfinished memoir was adapted
The sight of Gene Kelly gleefully dancing during a downpour remains one of cinema’s most joyful moments. Relive the majesty of the musical classic Singing In the Rain on the big screen at the Valentine Theatre. This 1952 classic tells the comedic-yet-tinged-with-tragedy story of a film production company at the end of the Roaring ‘20s
The 3rd annual Glass City Film Festival (GCFF), presented by the Ohio Theatre and The Arts Commission, is currently accepting local and international film submissions for the juried festival, to be held May 17-20, 2018.
Howard’s Club H in Bowling Green— just a stone’s throw up Main Street from the Cla-Zel— will be screening The Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight, just like the good old days.
Picking up where the original Frankenstein left off, the sequel, Bride of Frankenstein, is well regarded and considered an early feminist picture for its inclusion of a major female monster. The 1935 film features Frankenstein and his monster surviving a mob attack and taking refuge with Dr. Frankenstein’s former mentor— an even madder scientist, who
Is The Shining the scariest horror film of all time? Many film purists think so, but horror legend Stephen King, author of the book upon which it is based, hates the film because it deviates too much from the source material. Still, director Stanley Kubrick created a masterpiece of visual terror and storytelling in this