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  • One dead, 3 missing after mudslide ravages Colorado town

    One man is dead and authorities were searching for three other people in Colorado after a mudslide and flash floods swept through an area scorched last year by a wildfire. Manitou Springs Police Chief Joe Ribeiro said at a news conference Saturday...
  • Melancholy 'Prince Avalanche' comes out of nowhere

    Melancholy 'Prince Avalanche' comes out of nowhere
    Before "Prince Avalanche" was selected for the Sundance Film Festival this year, few people even knew of its existence. This wouldn't be surprising for a debut indie or foreign language import, but the film is written and directed by well-known...
  • Colorado landslide survivor, a 13-year-old girl, says dad shielded her

    Colorado landslide survivor, a 13-year-old girl, says dad shielded her
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – The five hikers killed in a landslide that sent 100-ton boulders careening down a mountain were all members of one family, officials said, and the only survivor was a 13-year-old girl whose father threw himself over her...
  • 'Prince Avalanche' - Out of the fire, a tale on the road to nowhere ★★★ 1/2

    'Prince Avalanche' - Out of the fire, a tale on the road to nowhere  ★★&#9733 1/2
    Here's a funny, poignant oddball of a movie, existing on a galaxy far, far away from the likes of "Pacific Rim" or "World War Z" or anything whose computer-generated actions speak louder than words. "Prince Avalanche," from writer-director David...
  • A director who feels free to genre-sample

    A director who feels free to genre-sample
    Six and a half years passed between my first and second David Gordon Green interviews, and in the interim the filmmaker with the nutty checkerboard resume (sensitive indies, idiot-stoner comedies, sensitive idiot-stoner action comedies) became a viable...
  • Review: 'Prince Avalanche' is meditative without resolution

    Review: 'Prince Avalanche' is meditative without resolution
    Leave it to off-center auteur David Gordon Green to put a yellow dividing line right down the middle of his new movie, "Prince Avalanche." You need look no further for his central metaphor. The broken line is being painted by a crew of two on a road...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 5-9, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Elysium Distributor: Sony So close and yet so far, the colony of Elysium hovers just outside Earth's atmosphere, a mere 19-...
  • Travel films and programs

    HOLLAND & BELGIUM Presentation Adrian and Susan Kalvinskas of Distant Lands will explore the Low Countries and their cities and countryside, including Amsterdam, the World War I-era landscape of the Ypres area and Brussels. When, where: 7:30 p.m....
  • Q&A: 'Prince Avalanche' director David Gordon Green plays 'Seth, James or Jonah?'

    Q&A: 'Prince Avalanche' director David Gordon Green plays 'Seth, James or Jonah?'
    In "Prince Avalanche," an artsy loner (Paul Rudd) and an immature doofus (Emile Hirsch) work together to repair roads in the middle of nowhere. Adapted from an Icelandic film, it's a slow and funny drama that director David Gordon Green says splits the...
  • Two die in pair of avalanches in Wyoming

    Two avalanches that hit within hours of each other killed a skier and a snowmobile rider this week in Wyoming. Michael Kazanjy, 29, of Santa Ana was buried under 4 feet of snow at about 1 p.m. Thursday while skiing at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort...
  • Films & Programs

    WILDLIFE Slide show Carl Palazzolo, wildlife veterinarian, conservationist and photographer, will share his wildlife and conservation work around the world, as well as his Africa safari pictures in a 90-minute slide show. When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday...