The Dark Knight Rises
Pittsburgh has long been known for its work in major motion pictures, and television shows. Take its famous turn in the cult classic Night of the Living Dead, shot in 1968, in and around Monroeville Mall. Most recently, however, Hollywood has been taking notice of Pittsburgh for its affordability, breathtaking architecture, and affable residents. Since 1919, nearly 150 movies have been filmed in the Steel City, with 35 occurring in the last five years. This list includes the most memorable, some of which are critically-acclaimed, projects from the last decade.
The Batmobile is coming back to Pittsburgh.
“The Dark Knight Rises” has finally fallen out of first-place at the weekend box office.
Who would yell, “Bomb!” in a crowded movie theater and why? West Homestead police are looking for answers after a man Sunday evening at the AMC Loews Theater at the Waterfront did just that.
Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.
President Barack Obama arrived in Colorado where he’ll meet with families of the victims from Friday’s movie theater mass shooting. Sunday service at Aurora’s Colorado Community Church was solely dedicated to the shooting massacre that has shaken the nation.
There are new details emerging in the movie theater mass shooting in Colorado. Authorities are making progress in their investigation into the shooting that left at least 12 people dead.
KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte features a panel of people that covered many angles of the tragedy in Colorado.
In a post-9/11 America, heightened security is the new normal, and metal detectors and checkpoints are commonplace in government buildings like the Allegheny County Courthouse. But questions arise in the wake of the Aurora, Colo., tragedy – should their use be expanded to all public places or does security have it limits?
The tragedy in Colorado puts a cloud over Pittsburgh’s debut in “The Dark Knight Rises.” But could there be a long term effect? This was supposed to be the day for Pittsburgh to shine on big screens all over the world. But that was before Aurora.
Steelers running back Baron Batch joined The Fan Morning Show Friday morning.
Just like the Dark Knight, Batmania is rising across the country. And because parts of “The Dark Knight Rises” were shot locally, Pittsburgh is extra excited about the opening of the film.
During the filming of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Pittsburgh last year, a call went out for military veterans and martial arts specialists. They were needed to play the roles of villain Bane’s elite corps of mercenaries.
It was stretch limos, bright lights and plenty of excitement for the Pittsburgh premiere of the new Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises.” Invited guests got a sneak peek of the film at the Byham Theater in downtown Pittsburgh Tuesday evening.
On Friday, July 20, the blockbuster film “The Dark Knight Rises” opens in area theaters. The role of Gotham City is actually a composite of several locations, with some of the most dramatic scenes set in Pittsburgh.