Brownsville Celebrates Stand by Me

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. – The city has changed since 1985 when Stand by Me was filmed, but some of the original locations still remain. It was a coming-of-age movie set in the fictional 1940s town of Castle Rock, about four boys on a quest to see what’s rumored to be a dead body. But along the … 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 »

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.

Local Theater Sees Sweet Success

EUGENE, Ore. — A combination of sweets and smarts is behind a business partnership in downtown Eugene. David Minor Theater in downtown Eugene is the only place you can go to watch a movie and have a beer in town. Now you can get dessert, too. The theater has a look and feel that sets … Continue reading »