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Jon Burke

Posted by Jon Burke | Sep 18, 2017

Mental Health Expo Keynote: Sara Benincasa Sun Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University -- Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. The writer/comedian will speak at ISU's Mental Health Expo. --...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jul 6, 2017

This Sunday, July 9, documentarian David Byars is bringing his incendiary new film, No Man’s Land, to FilmScene as part of the Vino Vérité series, presented by FilmScene, 'Little Village'...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jun 29, 2017

This Friday, June 30, Sofia Coppola’s latest film, The Beguiled, premieres at Film Scene. Tickets are $6.50-9. Though The Beguiled is set nearly a century after Coppola’s gorgeous period piece...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jun 12, 2017

Alchemy owners Ethon Burns and Sarah Harkness. -- photo courtesy Alchemy Strength and Conditioning Local health and fitness aficionado, Ethon Burns, recently relocated his gym, Alchemy Strength and Conditioning, to...

Posted by Jon Burke | May 16, 2017

In the last few years B movies have stepped out of the cinematic shadows and into the limelight as legitimate, critically valid films. From John Wick to Green Room and,...

Posted by Jon Burke | Apr 27, 2017

Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo’s latest film, Colossal, is at once an intimate substance abuse drama and a kaiju-style creature feature. Much like his previous feature films, including Timecrimes (2007) and...

Posted by Jon Burke | Feb 9, 2017

Paterson FilmScene -- Opens Friday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. The town of Paterson, New Jersey features heavily in the film 'Paterson,' opening Friday, Feb. 10 at FilmScene. -- still...

Posted by Jon Burke | Feb 7, 2017

Cedar Rapids author JT Roberts’ journey from athlete to author is a quintessentially Midwestern tale -- much like his latest novel, The Brown Bottle Squeeze. The novel tells a coming...

Posted by Jon Burke | Aug 25, 2016

Don't Think Twice FilmScene -- opens Friday, Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The Commune watches 'Weekend Live' -- still from Mike Birbiglia's 'Don't Think Twice' Comedian-turned-director Mike Birbiglia’s second film,...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jun 21, 2016

Juxtapositions photo slide show and talk Prairie Lights Bookstore -- Tuesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. 'Juxtapositions' officially releases Aug. 1, but Prairie Lights will have copies early. There is...

Green Room
Posted by Jon Burke | May 11, 2016

Green Room FilmScene -- through Thursday, May 12 Wehrenberg Galaxy 16 Cine -- through Thursday, May 12 Marcus Sycamore Cinema -- through Wednesday, May 11 Samuel Summer, far right, in...

Anton Yelchin in Green Room
Posted by Jon Burke | Apr 29, 2016

Green Room Marcus Sycamore Cinema -- opens Friday, Apr. 29 Wehrenberg Galaxy 16 Cine -- opens Friday, Apr. 29 Film Scene -- opens Friday, May 6 The Ain't Rights aren't...