Bijou’s Downtown Theater Opens Saturday

EUGENE, Ore. — The Bijou Metro theater will finally open its doors to the public Saturday. Owners say the original theater on 13th Avenue will remain open and show the larger, more marketable films, but this new spot will be special. The new location will house four small theaters seating about 17 to 36 people … Continue reading »

Captioning Glasses Available in Theaters

EUGENE, Ore. — Regal Cinemas are providing more convenient options for their hearing-impaired patrons with new Sony closed captioning glasses. Regal distributed the glasses to 6,000 of its theaters across the country, including 10 pairs to its location in Eugene. So now, rather than going to specific closed-captioned showings, which the Eugene Regal theater offers … Continue reading »

Students Compete in 72-Hour Film Project

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at the University of Oregon are participating in a film-making competition as part of the Cinema Pacific Film Festival this weekend. While films are playing at different theaters around town this weekend, 36 students are busy making short films. It’s called the Adrenaline Film Project. During the competition students have 72-hours … Continue reading »

UO Unveils Film Fest Plans

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon unveiled plans for its 4th annual Cinema Pacific Film Festival Wednesday. It will include 28 events, including lectures from screen writers of Oscar-nominated films. The festival focuses on great films from around the world, as well as some of the talent right here in Oregon. The festival’s director … Continue reading »

‘Something Wicked’ Production Finished

EUGENE, Ore. — A locally-produced movie starring the late Brittany Murphy is finally finished. The psychological thriller “Something Wicked” was the last movie Murphy worked on before she died suddenly three years ago. The film doesn’t have a distributor yet, so there’s no word on when or if it will make it to theaters.