| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69.
Bowden, who had been...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Based on a 2012 Sundance-winning short, the Somali pirate flick "Fishing Without Nets" more readily invites comparisons with the Oscar-nominated "Captain Phillips."
"Fishing Without Nets" recounts a fictitious ship-hijacking entirely from the Somali...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Film festivals in Toronto and Telluride, Colo., jockeyed intensely for premieres this year, and Venice offered several splashy debuts.
But some of the year's biggest movies waited out those late-summer gatherings to land somewhere else entirely —...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:40 PM
In the showy sci-fi fantasy "The Zero Theorem," a man spends his life waiting for an elusive phone call that will explain the meaning of life and, as a result, learns he has led a meaningless life. That kind of elliptical thinking permeates way too much...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:08 PM
With his playful swagger and approachable nature, Miles Teller has always come off as one of young Hollywood's most accessible stars. He's been, in a sense, the anti-Taylor Lautner — a regular guy who never seemed all that preoccupied with his...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Clark Terry, the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter whose career spans 70 years, played in Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's bands, performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie and Dinah Washington, and mentored Miles Davis and Quincy...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The crime thriller "Good People" goes from being simply pedestrian to outright preposterous without batting an eye.
This speedy, slapdash affair, directed by Henrik Ruben Genz from a script by Kelly Masterson (based on the novel by Marcus Sakey),...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part miniseries airing on SundanceTV, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Baroness Nessa Stein, a British Israeli heiress whose life is inextricably bound up in one of humanity's most enduring conflicts.
As a child, Nessa...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When making the thrilling, 101-minute documentary film, "The Green Prince," Israeli film director Nadav Schirman interviewed numerous people.
However, in the film's editing, Schirman realized the film boiled down to the relationship between just two...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Denver reporter Chris Parente is probably wishing he had seen "The Skeleton Twins" before interviewing Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig.
The reporter interviewed the two stars of the Sundance film for a Denver segment, though it began to go downhill fast when...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Frozen" might not be able to glide through all the mazes that have taken "Once Upon A Time" from boundless promise to convolution, but incorporating characters from Disney's animated smash has made the ABC series feel a whole lot cooler. The season...