Glass City Screenwriters: Local group meets in support of Toledo film scribes

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

‘Dr. Caligari’ is in

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.

‘Howl’ing good time

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

Fight the power

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 Valentine Theatre screens Singing in the Rain

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

Ut’s Fridays on Film series to screen the Bride of Frankenstein

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