EARLY BIRD TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR WHISKEY BUSINESS - BUY YOURS TODAY!

Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny Make do With Messy 'Lizzie'

Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny Make do With Messy 'Lizzie'

It can be argued that the deaths of Sarah and Andrew Borden, presumably at the hands of their axe-wielding daughter, served as the beginning of America's fascination with sensationalized murder and mystery. The tale of Lizzie Borden has been told in multiple films, documentaries, dramatizations, books, a nursery rhyme and even two separate stage musicals.

Film Features

 

Chimaira’s Mark Hunter Discusses His Battle with Depression in Forthcoming Documentary Film

Chimaira’s Mark Hunter and director Nick Cavalier met last year when they were both on a panel about mental health and creativity during the...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

Curious Indie Flick 'The Song of Sway Lake' Never Makes Us Care

The Song of Sway Lake is a curious little indie flick about nostalgia and melancholia, both of which afflict the film's three principal characters: Ollie...

Film Features

'Kusama — Infinity' Director to Appear at Cleveland Museum of Art This Weekend

An Akron native, director Heather Lenz started making her documentary film, Kusama — Infinity way back in January of 2001. “It was a long...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

'Surfer: Teen Confronts Fear' Director to Appear at the Cinematheque on Saturday

Born in New Jersey, Douglas Burke took up surfing after his family relocated to California when he was a teenager. After living in the...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

Cleveland-Filmed Horror Flick to Premiere Next Week at Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7 in Euclid

Locally based horror filmmaker, Eddie Lengyel regularly releases movies on his Fright Teck Pictures. The latest such flick, American Poltergeist: The Curse of Lilith...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

Glenn Close Delivers an Oscar-Worthy Performance in 'The Wife'

With a mouthful of vodka and lips around her first cigarette in decades, Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) tells biographer Nathaniel Bone (Christian Slater), "Please don't...

Film Features

'The Basement' is Preposterous Even by Horror Standards

In the opening scene of The Basement, a horror film that opens on Friday at Tower City Cinemas and also arrives on VOD that same...

Film Features

Capitol Theatre to Launch Its Annual Fall Doc Series Next Week

This past summer, feature-length documentaries such as RBG, Won’t You Be My Neighbor and Three Identical Strangers were some of the most popular titles...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

Cleveland-Filmed Crime Drama Paints a Sympathetic Portrait of Informant-Turned-Drug Kingpin White Boy Rick

The story of Richard “White Boy Rick” Wershe Jr., the youngest-ever FBI informant, seems like the perfect subject matter for a Hollywood movie. It's...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

'Chained for Life' Director and Star to Appear at the Cinematheque for the Film’s Local Debut

Charlie Korsmo, a Case Western Reserve University law professor and lawyer who's had roles in films such as Hook, What About Bob? and Dick...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

'The Little Stranger' — a Darker 'Downton' — Spooks Without Thrills

Domnhall Gleason is an actor whose considerable talents are equaled by his artistic discernment. The films in which he appears are eclectic, from The Last...

Film Features

'Juliet, Naked' Won't Be a Cult-Classic Like 'High Fidelity' Counterpart, But Performances Still Soar

Brit author Nick Hornby understands how we can become incredibly obsessed with rock 'n' roll. He captured that perfectly in his 1995 novel, High Fidelity....

Film Features

Capitol Theatre to Host a Night of Short Films to Mark the Halfway Point to Next Year's CIFF

To mark the halfway point to the 2019 iteration of the Cleveland International Film Festival, the Capitol Theatre will host a special screening of...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

'The Happytime Murders' Is a Waste of Excellent Puppetry

I've been worshipping at the altar of the Henson family for as long as I can remember. The Muppets films are obvious childhood favorites,...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

Capitol Theatre to Screen 'Isle of Dogs' on National Dog Day

Founded in 2004 by a pet expert who wanted to celebrate canines, National Dog Day takes place every year on Aug. 26. Earlier today,...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

If 'Stranger Things' Was Grittier and Slower, it'd be 'Summer of '84,' Opening Saturday at the Capitol Theatre

When the Canadian film collective known as RKSS first came into public consciousness, it was with their ABC's Of Death competition short film, "T is...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

'Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood' Gives a Megaphone to Hollywood Gossip

J. Edgar Hoover enjoyed cross dressing, Katharine Hepburn was a lesbian, Cary Grant and Randolph Scott were lovers, and Scotty Bowers spent his life after...

Film Features

Netflix Debuts Documentary About Massillon Athlete This Friday

Zion Clark is a wrestler at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. He's also the subject of a new documentary that's set to hit Netflix this...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

'We Are Triathletes,' Screening Tonight at Capitol Theatre, Will Get You Pumped for Age Group Nationals

This weekend, Cleveland will play host to USA Triathlon's Age Group Nationals, the organization's longest-running National Championship event. More than 4,000 athletes will compete...

Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog

The Tricky Humor in Spike Lee's 'BlackkKlansman'

There's a scene late in Spike Lee's BlackkKlansman, which opens Friday, when a young David Duke (played pitch-perfectly by Topher Grace) travels to Colorado Springs...

Film Features

Cinematheque Celebrates Its 32nd Anniversary With Special Screenings

Since 1986, the Cleveland Institute of Art & Cinematheque has been the go-to place to catch classic, indie and foreign films that the mainstream theaters...

Film Features

Archives


Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2018 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation