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  • Charles Bowden dies at 69; writer chronicled border drug violence

    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...
  • 'Fishing Without Nets' fails to catch interest

    'Fishing Without Nets' fails to catch interest
    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...
  • New York Film Festival seeks to shake up award season

     New York Film Festival seeks to shake up award season
    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 —...
  • 'Zero Theorem' adds up to almost nothing

     'Zero Theorem' adds up to almost nothing
    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...
  • Miles Teller explains his 'Divergent' diss

    Miles Teller explains his 'Divergent' diss
    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 LautnerĀ — a regular guy who never seemed all that preoccupied with his...
  • Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'

    Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'
    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...
  • 'Good People' a preposterous crime thriller

    'Good People' a preposterous crime thriller
    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),...
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'
    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...
  • 'Green Prince' film details strong bond

    'Green Prince' film details strong bond
    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...
  • Watch: Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Call Out Reporter Who Hasn't Seen 'Skeleton Twins'

    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...
  • TV Review: 'Once Upon A Time' Gets 'Frozen' - And Cooler; 'Resurrection' Stays Lifeless

    "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...