Stories from Movies

Carrie Fisher completed filming her role as Princess Leia in "The Last Jedi" before her death following a heart attack in December.
The five-day festival, celebrating its 20th year, kicks off March 29 with 130 films in 20 languages from 27 countries, showing at seven venues in and around Sonoma.
The festival will present 63 films from around the world in four days, March 23-26, at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts and Rialto Cinemas.
Guerneville videographer Vicky Scesa of Pixel Grove Productions has started filming a short dramatic movie, “Stumptown,” based on her life in Guerneville, which she is currently repackaging as an on-demand TV series.
Here are five must-do’s at this year’s festival, which takes place March 29-April 2 in downtown Sonoma.
The so-called "gay moment" in Disney's new live-action version of "Beauty and the Beast" is subtle — so subtle that one could easily miss it with an ill-timed sneeze or glance away from the screen. And it may sail over the heads of young viewers.
Cast and crew are still needed for a low-budget, Sebastopol-based film, 'Lost in the Middle,' starring actress Guinevere Turner.
If Warren Beatty needs someone to talk to following Sunday night's epic award mix-up at Sunday night's Oscars, Steve Harvey is open ears.
Including Oscar-nominated "La La Land," here are a few scenes where dance magic was recorded on the big screen.
Using horror stereotypes and genre expectations, director Jordan Peele transforms the black guy from predator to prey, from First Victim to Final Girl.