Jason Asbell

COLUMN: The Civic Theatre Society as unlikely superhero

It seems like only yesterday I was asking this fine readership to hold off seeing The Avengers: Age of Ultron.

COLUMN: How to feng shui your cinema

The Hail, Civic! Gala on March 5 could have been featured on any one of those home transformation reality TV shows.

COLUMN: Technicolor in a dust-covered monochromatic landscape

Let’s face it, February is the least attractive month.

COLUMN: You’re welcome and I’m sorry

I hope you are enjoying or looking forward to Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, which opened at The Civic on its release date.

COLUMN: Spread the word about the Civic’s alternative programming

There are a whole lot of alternative and community-organized events coming to the Civic Theatre this fall.

COLUMN: Time to get involved

Civic Theatre manager Jason Asbell on upcoming films about Jumbo and Naomi Klein.

COLUMN: The single screen that could

In an industry that has consistently pushed out single-screen theatres to make way for megaplexes, the Civic Theatre’s story is inspiring.

COLUMN: Leopold’s coming! Opera at The Civic

You may think “I don’t know the opera,” but if you have watched even a moderate amount of Bugs Bunny, you already posses a solid foundation.

COLUMN: The Dude Abides

As a film programmer it sometimes feels like I’m up against Jackie Treehorn’s goons with the big film distributors.

COLUMN: The realities of a dream job

Movie columnist Jason Asbell says being a cinema programmer is better than being a brain surgeon.