Celebrating the Average in ‘Togetherness’

· Jan 21, 2015 03:03 pm

HBO’s newest addition to the Sunday dramedy lineup is the TV debut from filmmaker brothers Jay and Mark Duplass. ...

Hailed ‘National Gallery’ Documentary Comes to CAM

· Jan 21, 2015 02:52 pm

The year 2014 has been such a good one for feature films about the visual arts — both fictional and documentaries — that its offerings just won’t end. ...

Watching and Interpreting the Lives of Others

· Jan 14, 2015 01:46 pm

Selma captures the life and times of a movement distilled down to a chapter in one man’s journey.

Only Lovers Left Alive

(Sony) 2014, Rated R

· Jan 21, 2015 02:41 pm

Besides Richard Linklater’s groundbreaking Boyhood, Jim Jarmusch’s latest, the aptly titled Only Lovers Left Alive, was the most engrossing moving-going experience for me in 2014. ...

River's Edge

(Kino Lorber) 1996, Rated R

· Jan 21, 2015 02:35 pm

River’s Edge debuted alongside Blue Velvet at the 1986 Telluride Film Festival. ...


Aaron Betsky Lands New Job

Former CAM director named new dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

· Jan 26, 2015 12:30 pm

Aaron Betsky, who stepped down from his post as Cincinnati Art Museum director last year, has a new job: Dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. The school, which offers M.Arch degrees, offers graduate students educational training at Taliesin in Spring Grove, Wisc., and...

Morning News and Stuff

CCV in a tizzy about sex again; Cincinnati Public Library opens Maker Space; will Ohio legalize weed?

· Jan 26, 2015 10:40 am

Let’s just get right to it this morning. It’s clear we as a society have lost our way. We’re so focused on the little things — pervasive poverty, military conflicts around the globe, our government’s inability to accomplish much of anything, etc. — that we’ve let a major atrocity...

2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards: The Winners

· Jan 26, 2015 12:11 am

It was another great celebration of the Greater Cincinnati music scene Sunday night at Covington’s Madison Theater, as CityBeat presented the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards for the 18th straight year. The eclecticism of our local music scene was on display...


Celebrating the Average in ‘Togetherness’

· Jan 21, 2015 03:03 pm

HBO’s newest addition to the Sunday dramedy lineup is the TV debut from filmmaker brothers Jay and Mark Duplass. ...

The Top 10 Films of 2014

· Dec 31, 2014 11:21 am

What you see is what you get, so the saying goes, and that sentiment certainly applies to this year’s list of the 10 best films. ...

A Year When Film Tested the Courage of Our Convictions

· Dec 23, 2014 10:51 am

The most apropos summation of 2014 came to me as I was prepping my final lecture of the semester for my University of Cincinnati Journalism course (Writing About Film). ...

New and Returning Comedies Hijack Wednesday Nights

· Jan 14, 2015 02:15 pm

If you’re in need of a hump day pick-me-up, Comedy Central and FXX have you covered, starting this week. ...

Not Those Kinds of ‘Girls’

· Jan 7, 2015 01:40 pm

With Lena Dunham’s omnipresence in the media between the build-up for and release of her book Not That Kind of Girl and her controversial Tweet/hair color/relationship du jour, it’s easy to forget we’re due for a new season of Girls (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO). ...

‘Into the Woods’ Turns the Spotlight on Recent Musical Adaptations

· Dec 17, 2014 01:41 pm

The highly anticipated film adaptation of Into the Woods begins exactly as anyone familiar with the stage musical would expect: with the simple narrated words, “Once upon a time.” ...

TV Trends for 2014

· Dec 23, 2014 10:57 am

Television and the Internet are in a relationship and it’s complicated. ...