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Movies offer a temporary escape into another world, another life. They can touch, inspire and thrill like no other medium of entertainment. Below are the latest movie related headlines.

6 Steps to Enjoying the 2014 Heartland Film Festival

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#Indianapolis – You may have heard the Robert Downey, Jr. was in town at the beginning of the month promoting his new movie, The Judge, in conjunction with the Heartland Film Festival. Heartland was hosting an advanced screening of the film, which is set in a fictitious Indiana town. That was just the beginning of […]

AMC Theatres Best-Kept Secret: Movie Popcorn Butter Hack

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#Indianapolis – I’ve made no secret of my preference for AMC Theatres based strictly on the movie popcorn. It’s freshly popped butter deliciousness is the main reason I go to movies. And lately, I’ve been to a lot of movies. I’ve seen Guardians of the Galaxy (go, but be sure to expect a different kind […]

Internet Cat Video Festival Coming to Indianapolis

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Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana (SNSI) today announced it is joining with IndyFringe to present a unique experience that combines feline fun with an evening at the movies at the Internet Cat Video Festival, a compilation of some of the funniest cat videos the Internet has to offer. The film will run in Indianapolis for a […]

Heartland Film Roadshow Screens No Ordinary Hero: The Super Deafy Movie

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Indianapolis is lucky to be home to the Heartland Film Festival each fall, and home to interesting film experiences year round through the Heartland Film’s outreach programs. Heartland Film has been inspiring people through film since its inception in 1991. Through the Festival, the Truly Moving Picture Award, and outreach programs such as the Heartland […]

5 Fun Ways to Avoid Summer Brain Drain in Indy

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Have you heard of summer brain drain? With a long 10 weeks between the last day of school and the first day of the new school year, kids are at risk of sliding back in their education. The first month of school ends up focusing on a review to catch them up again before moving […]

The Best Popcorn in Indianapolis Movie Theaters

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I will freely admit — I mostly go to a movie theater for the popcorn. You just can’t replicate that movie theater, buttery goodness at home. My love of movie theater popcorn even means I will drive 20 minutes to see a movie in Castleton, when there’s a theater down the street. Because the popcorn […]

Everything Is Awesome When Movies Are Cheap

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I love movie theaters. Love. Growing up in a small town, it was pretty much the only entertainment. We went to the movies on dates, with friends, and as a family. My parents still go to the movies at least once per week. But, with four kids, a movie can cost $50, just to get […]

Come One, Come All To The Bigger Picture Show!

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The Bigger Picture Show Silent Auction finally arrived to Indianapolis! Art and film enthusiasts gathered at the Speak Easy on May 9th from 6:30 to 9:30 for the annual Bigger Picture Show Silent Auction. The Bigger Picture Show is an annual event that celebrates five decades of filmmaking. Each year, The Indianapolis Film Festival with Lodge […]

Larger Than Life Lemurs at the Indiana State Museum IMAX

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My first encounter with a lemur was the animated, bouncing character on the PBS television show “Zaboomafoo.” Then the kids and I found real-life versions of ring-tailed lemurs at the Indianapolis Zoo. Now you can see lemurs larger than life on the Indiana State Museum IMAX screen in the film Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D. […]

Indianapolis International Film Festival Turns 10 This Year

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The Indianapolis International Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with an impressive number of films on its schedule. The festival, which is in full-swing, takes place in downtown Indianapolis, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art from July 18-28, and will feature 118 films in total. One new twist this year involves a “tweet […]

Lots to Do at the 43rd Annual Black Expo Summer Celebration

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One of Indianapolis’ most celebrated events is upon us once again. For the 43rd consecutive year, the Annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration will take place from July 11 through 21 at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis, as well as other nearby locations. This year’s celebration began on July 11 with an evening […]

Enjoy a Movie Under the Stars at the IMA’s Outdoor Amphitheater

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Summer is most definitely upon us, which means it is once again time to enjoy movies under the stars with friends and family at the Indiana Museum of Art’s amazing outdoor amphitheater. Tonight’s feature presentation is “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Gates open at 6:30 p.m. “Raiders of the Lost Ark” is has become as […]

An Amazing Visual Epic: Flight of the Butterflies in IMAX 3D

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No need to shoo the butterflies as they flutter so close to your face. While they may appear real, they are in fact only 3D IMAX butterflies. Flight of the Butterflies is amazing film that follows the flight of the monarch butterfly as it migrates from Mexico through North America and back, all in amazing […]

Fake Movie, Real Mission: See Argo at the Art Cinema & Indie Lounge

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The Academy Award winning thriller “Argo” is playing at the Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinema & Indie Lounge on the north side of Indianapolis, but not for long. Ben Affleck directs and stars in the film along with Oscar® winner George Clooney. Argo presents a compelling story of a highly dangerous, covert operation to extract six […]

Urban Roots: A Film About Urban Farming and Self-Reliance

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Urban Roots is playing Friday, February 8 at the Epworth United Methodist Church on the north side of Indianapolis. This Tree Media documentary looks at the surprising urban farming movement in Deroit, and how it has spawned new life in a city that was left a shell of its former self. Produced by Leila Conners […]

Now Playing: A Royal Affair

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A Royal Affair is playing at Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinema & Indie Lounge in Indianapolis through February 22. This Danish film, directed by Nikolaj Arcel, is set in the late 18th century, circa 1771. It’s an historical romance based on the true story of a dangerous and illicit love triangle between Queen Caroline Mathilda, her […]

Indianapolis International Film Festival This Weekend: Fine Films and Fun

The Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Indy Film Festival have teamed up to bring Indianapolis people the 2010 Indianapolis International Film Festival July 15 to 25. This exciting Indianapolis event offers ten solid days of independent and internationally acclaimed films. This Indianapolis festival hosted by the IMA is another week of world class independent […]

Heartland Film Festival Starts Thursday: “Back Home Again”

Press Release – Heartland Welcomes Hoosier Filmmakers “Back Home Again” INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 12, 2009) – Among the record 87 films that will screen at the 18th annual Heartland Film Festival are a few films that will undoubtedly be of interest to Heartland audiences. This year’s Festival boosts nine films with ties to Indiana, including a […]

IMAX Theater- Downtown

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If you’re looking for more than just the typical bucket-of-popcorn and M&Ms Indianapolis movie experience, give yourself a treat with a trip to theIndiana State Museum IMAX Theater. With its downtown Indianapolis location inside of White River State Park, the IMAX offers a great chance for visitors to take a break from all of the […]