WINNERS: 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards

by Arthur Vandelay

Here are the nominees and winners of the 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards, which aired last tnight. The full list is below with Louisiana and Georgia connections noted in blue. American Horror Story remains an Emmy favorite, this time earning nominations for its latest installment Freak Show, including New Orleans-based casting direction Meagan Lewis, who won for the first time […]

REVIEW: Mad Max: Fury Road

by Micah Haley

Micah and David review Mad Max: Fury Road, the new film that stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne and Rosie Huntington-Whitely. Directed by George Miller. The SceneCast is the official podcast of Scene Magazine, the entertainment magazine. Find out more at Sceneent.com. Email us at scenecast@sceneent.com. SHOW NOTES 0:53 – Intro 3:25 – A […]

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IN THEATERS: Black Mass, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Captive, Everest, Grandma

by Arthur Vandelay

The weekend begins tonight and there are some great films opening. First and foremost is Black Mass, the new film from Cross Creek Pictures. Sure, there’s football. But there’s also Johnny Depp’s comeback movie afterwards. The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials The second installment in the Maze Runner series, the film follows Thomas, played by Dylan […]

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Will Screen at the Saenger Accompanied by a Live Orchestra on Oct. 10

by Arthur Vandelay

The Best Picture-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild features a fantastic score. And soon, you’ll be able to hear it performed live during a special screening of the film at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans. Here’s the press release with all of the details. NEW ORLEANS, LA (September 16, 2015) – WORDLESS MUSIC is pleased […]

Robert Vosbein Elected President of the Louisiana Film and Entertainment Association

by Arthur Vandelay

LFEA has elected Robert Vosbein as its new president. Here’s the press release in full. NEW ORLEANS— Robert A. Vosbein, founder and CEO of Silver Screen Group, was elected President and will preside over the newly formed Executive Committee of the Louisiana Film and Entertainment Association (LFEA). A former attorney with Adams & Reese LLP […]

The New Yearwood

by Micah Haley

The cliché is that country’s down to earth. Although that label easily applies to Trisha Yearwood personally, her country soars, reaching for the sky with each breath. The Southern girl, born in Monticello, Georgia, worked hard to get her career to the stratosphere in the early ‘90s with her self-titled debut album, featuring the smash […]

TRAILER: Georgia-Shot YA Thriller ‘The 5th Wave’

by Arthur Vandelay

The Hunger Games proved that Twilight‘s success was more about its young adult audience that vampires and werewolves. Now every YA high-concept series out there has a shot at the silver screen. The next up is The 5th Wave, a new film adapted from the novel of the same name by Rick Yancey. Shot in Georgia, the […]

IN THEATERS: We Are Your Friends, War Room, Z for Zachariah

by Arthur Vandelay

It’s been hotter than hell, and although the temperature has finally started to drop, going to the theater this weekend should still be at the top of your to-do list. If the films below don’t float your fancy, there’s still holdovers like Jurassic World and Straight Outta Compton, both of which are excellent. We Are Your Friends […]

REWIND: Scene’s New Years Fashion Shoot with Katherine Haik

by Arthur Vandelay

A little over a year ago, we cast Katherine Haik in a New Year’s fashion shoot for Scene Magazine. Now the Louisiana native has a full year of responsibilities ahead of her as the newly crowned Miss Teen USA. Congrats, Katherine! CREDITS: Photos: Hunter Holder Photo Asst: Kelli Binnings Stylist: Andi Eaton Style Asst: Amanda Clark Hair: […]