'Time Warp Drive-In' returns with monthly marathons
Published 4/17/2014 at 12:06 p.m. 0 comments
After a successful test run in October, the “Time Warp Drive-In” concept returns Saturday, April 26, to the Malco Summer Drive-In with a program of music and “blaxploitation” films dubbed “Soulful Cinema.”
Go Out This Week: Griz in playoff race, dueling Thursday parties and more
Published 4/14/2014 at 10:42 a.m. 0 comments
The Grizzlies close out their regular season, an education doc gets screened and it's high noon for Thursday night summer parties.
Actor Assante, "Old Forest" anniversary screening highlight "On Location" fest lineup
Published 4/11/2014 at 4:34 p.m. 0 comments
An appearance by actor Armand Assante and a 30th-anniversary screening of Memphis filmmaker Steven J. Ross’s “The Old Forest” are among the highlights on the schedule for the 15th annual On Location: Memphis International Film & Music Fest, set for ...
Go Out This Week: Country concerts in North Mississippi, filmmakers gather in Midtown and more
Published 4/7/2014 at 10:55 a.m. 0 comments
Five things to do in the Memphis area this week, including Alan Jackson in Tunica and a new film-scene event in Midtown.
Orson Welles' camera, other items up for auction
Published 3/31/2014 at 5:51 a.m. 0 comments
The youngest daughter of director and writer Orson Welles is giving film buffs a chance to buy some of his personal possessions, including a camera, scripts and photos from the set of "Citizen Kane."
Go Out! Events this week
Published 3/13/2014 at 2:10 p.m. 0 comments
The first feature film to be shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, “Wadjda” is the story of a charming yet bold 11-year-old girl who dares to defy her country’s conservative culture by riding a bicycle, an activity traditionally reserved for boys.
Amazon hikes Prime membership to $99 per year
Published 3/13/2014 at 8:13 a.m. 0 comments
Amazon is raising the price of its popular Prime membership to $99 per year, an increase of $20.
Dissecting a rumor: Craig Brewer to direct film for Justin Timberlake. Or maybe not.
Published 3/6/2014 at 1:49 p.m. 0 comments
John Beifuss clears the air on the latest rumor involving hometown faves Craig Brewer and Justin Timberlake.
Pink Palace's giant-screen theater reopens in 3D
Updated 3/7/2014 at 12:27 a.m. 0 comments
After a seven-week, million-dollar renovation that represents the first upgrade in the theater’s almost 20-year history, the giant-screen auditorium at the Memphis Pink Palace Museum reopens this weekend with a new digital projection system, new sound, new seats, a new ...
Chris Herrington’s Morning Riff: ‘12 Years a Slave’ in the schools?
Published 2/26/2014 at 11:57 a.m. 0 comments
In today's Riff, Chris Herrington muses on reports about '12 Years a Slave' being shown in schools.
'Ghostbuster,' 'Stripes' actor Harold Ramis dead at 69
Updated 2/24/2014 at 12:36 p.m. 0 comments
Comedy actor, director and writer Harold Ramis has died at his suburban Chicago home.
New York police: Hoffman's heroin didn't have additive
Published 2/5/2014 at 5:35 a.m. 0 comments
Heroin recovered at Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment after he was found there dead with a syringe in his arm has tested negative for the powerful additive fentanyl, a police official said Tuesday.
Memphis filmmaker Craig Brewer inks TV deal
Updated 1/31/2014 at 12:04 a.m. 0 comments
Memphis filmmaker Craig Brewer has signed a deal with the new television division of Paramount to create pilots for two dramas, including one that could be shot locally.
Go Out This Weekend: Jon Batiste at GPAC, Tiempo Libre at the Buckman, Chocolate Fantasy at Oak Court Mall and more
Published 1/24/2014 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
Sounds of New Orleans and Cuba, Charles Dickens on film and Monty Python on stage among best bets this weekend.
'Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscars with 10 nods each
Published 1/16/2014 at 8:18 a.m. 0 comments
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, with the historical epic "12 Years a Slave" trailing closely with nine nominations.
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