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JACKSON, Ohio (OVR) — When Nicole Riegel left her hometown of Jackson, Ohio, at the age of 18, she couldn’t wait to be gone. Last year, Riegel returned to Jackson with a film crew in tow. The town was tapped for a starring role in the new movie “Holler,” which she both wrote and directed…. Read More
CC pictures LTD. and Arts West are proud to present “The Last Call”, a feature length documentary about The Union (for ages 18+). Here’s a chance to see it on the big screen. Suggested Donation of $5 (BYOB with valid 21+ I.D.).
This film explores one avenue for communities to improve their Internet access– building and operating a citywide network offering access directly to all residents and businesses. It also explores the lengths that opponents of municipal networks will go to. Followed by a facilitated discussion of the challenges of broadband Internet access in Athens County. Additional… Read More
A bullied youngster has a harrowing experience with the Grim Reaper. A young man discovers that his girlfriend is a murderer. (But, he’s kind of okay with it.) These are the basic premises of The Next Step and The Reluctant Reaper, the first-place shorts in the 15th annual 48-Hour Shootout, which took place in Athens… Read More
A horror movie shot in Belpre will be screened this Saturday at the Athena Cinema. The Axeman of Henderson County is about a small town terrorized by an axe-wielding serial killer. The movie is described as a “campy, tongue-in-cheek thriller/comedy.” The film’s cast consists of WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, West Virginia University… Read More
WOUB contributor Scott Pfeiffer reviews the new film Birdman, a comeback of sorts for Michael Keaton, with top-notch performances from Edward Norton, Naomi Watts and Emma Stone.
This Polish production tells the true story of Leopold Socha (Robert Wieckiewicz), who, when we meet him, is a petty criminal taking advantage of the social breakdown under Nazi occupation. There’s a bit of nightmare imagery from early in the film that stays with me: Socha and his partner in crime are beating a getaway… Read More