Something pretty noteworthy is happening in Buffalo movie theaters today: Three films actually geared toward adults are opening.
Perhaps this, the weekend between Iron Man 3 and Star Trek , is the ideal time. Okay, it’s a glorious coincidence, since two of the three have...
Posted 05/10/13 @ 04:00 AM
A little boy approached Academy Award-winner Colin Firth and asked if he would do him a small favor and ask a little girl to a school dance for him. Genuine caring moments like these were Dr. Helen Cappuccino’s favorite part of working on Arthur Newman in Wilmington, North Carolina....
Posted 05/08/13 @ 04:00 AM
Finding Magic and Reality in Buffalo Laboratory Theatre’s "Almost, Maine"
Posted 04/25/13 @ 11:47 AM
Antiviral's horror film is an icky treat.
Posted 04/22/13 @ 08:55 AM
“When people see a heavily tattooed woman, they often say to her, ‘What are you going to do when you’re a grandmother?’” artist Stevie Berberick points out. This pervasive idea that tattoos are somehow anti-feminine, that they’re “unladylike,”...
Posted 04/18/13 @ 09:11 AM
Videographer Chris Gallant explores local Twain lore and interviews author Thomas Reigstad, whose whose Scribblin’ for a Livin’ provides an in-depth look at Twain's life in Buffalo.
Posted 04/16/13 @ 10:10 AM
When writing about Toronto Film Festival 2012 entry Ginger and Rosa on the Spree site last week , I referenced Derek Cianfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines . Great news: It opens today in Buffalo. Note that I said great news, not just good, since this is the finest film I’ve...
Posted 04/12/13 @ 08:23 AM
Local artists, get ready – get your portfolios ready, that is – because the third annual echo Art Fair has announced the opening of its submission period.
The fair, which is scheduled for Sept. 7–8 at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library’s Central...
Posted 04/08/13 @ 12:00 PM
Film festivals never quite finish. Yes, the schedules end, the producers and stars head home, and thoughts turn to next year (or the next festival). But the films keep popping up. Sometimes they appear after only a few days or weeks, sometimes months or years.
I’ve seen this...
Posted 04/04/13 @ 04:00 AM
A thrilling—and somewhat chilling—transformation of Hallwalls.
Posted 03/27/13 @ 06:52 PM