Regent Square Theater is premiering the new AMC series Low Winter Sun on July 29 for free

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Regent Square Theater is showing a sneak peek of the premiere of Low Winter Sun, the newest AMC series, on Monday, July 29 at 8pm.  Described as “a story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption in a world where the line between the cops and the criminals is blurred,” hopes are high for this complex drama. Up to 4 tickets are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis at the theater’s box office or the Pittsburgh Filmmakers front desk (open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm). There’s … [Read more...]

Cultural District’s Gallery Crawl Tonight

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Looking for something to do tonight? Want to do something free? Want to culture yourself? Impress your friends with newfound knowledge of artistry? (Maybe that last part’s just me.) Come join other partons of the arts at the Cultural District’s free quarterly Gallery Crawl. The crawl runs tonight, Friday, July 12th, from 5:30-9 p.m., and participants can start from any of the many locations. There is so much going on at the crawl tonight, but I’ll include some unique highlights here. There’s … [Read more...]

Guide to Pittsburgh’s Independent Movie Theaters

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When the weather starts heating up, sometimes the only thing to do is go inside. This season many of us will take to the air-conditioned refuge of our local megaplexes. To switch things up, I offer you a list of local independently owned theaters. Many of the theaters screen the same new releases, but also provide character and unique programming. Hollywood Theater 1449 Potomac Ave., Dormont (412)563-0368 The Hollywood plays a wide variety of movies as well as special film events. Known for … [Read more...]

“Ian Watches” PGH Movie of the Week: Adventureland

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This is the inaugural post of what will hopefully become a weekly event. Basically I watch movies based or filmed in and around the Pittsburgh area, give a quick spiel about the movie, and display all of the Pittsburgh locations shown in the movie. That way, if you so please, you can visit said locations and say, "Hey, Batman was on this sidewalk!" If that's the kind of thing you're into. Also for those movies filmed in Pittsburgh, but not set in Pittsburgh in the movie's plot, I will reveal the … [Read more...]

The 2013 Pittsburgh Cinema in the Park series kicks off on Saturday

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Image courtesy of Pittsburgh Citiparks The Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park series resumes for the 2013 season this Saturday, June 8 at dusk. The free event, hosted at various local city parks, invites movie-goers to lay back, relax, and enjoy weekly movie screenings. The series features both kid-friendly G- and PG-rated flicks, such as Finding Nemo and Dr. Seuss' The Lorax,  as well as popular PG-13 films like The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit, and The Hunger Games. Guests are asked not to … [Read more...]