VENICE, Italy (AP) — It's Johnny Depp's day at the Venice Film Festival. Judging by early reaction to his performance in gangster drama "Black Mass," it may turn out to be Johnny Depp's year.
Two very fine actors do what they can to enliven a bland cross-cultural bonding exercise in "Learning to Drive," the story of a brief encounter between a Manhattan literary critic (Patricia Clarkson) and an Indian-American cab driver (Ben Kingsley) who have much to teach each other in matters of life and love.
Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," died of Parkinson's disease in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," has died.
Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as "No Escape," a taut, well-made and entirely dubious thriller.
On this week's episode of "Reaction Shot," Denver Post Film Critic Lisa Kennedy reviews "The Diary of a Teenage Girl," Bel Powley and Alexander SkarsgÃ¥rd, directed by Marielle Heller.
66¼5 Animated feature PG. 85 min.kahlil gibran's the prophet: Prose translated into beautiful vignettesStrictly speaking, "The Prophet" isn't a sacred text.
The likably awkward chemistry of Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg remains intact in "American Ultra," a violent stoner action-comedy that's half "Pineapple Express," half "The Bourne Identity," and not as good as either.
It may be difficult to recall a time when an uncivil war of words between politically disparate intellectuals was sufficiently novel to generate massive media coverage.
Hot on the heels of his "Going Clear," a riveting Scientology takedown, the ever-prolific Alex Gibney calls the much farther-reaching cult of Apple into question with "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine."
BOULDER — On the second day of the first-ever Disney Accelerator, Disney CEO Bob Iger walked into a room to meet the team behind Sphero, a cheeky, round robotic ball.
The lure of the wild has recently attracted an interesting batch of solitude seekers: Reese Witherspoon ("Wild"), Mia Wasikowska ("Tracks") and Robert Redford, twice.
WASHINGTON — In "Grandma," Lily Tomlin's character bears a striking resemblance to Lily Tomlin.
A giddy, heedless zaniness propels the New York comedy "Mistress America," Noah Baumbach's of-the-moment homage to the screwball comedies of yore.
A powder-keg plot setup triggers an underwhelming display of dramatic fireworks in "Z for Zachariah," a post-apocalyptic survival tale propelled by male-female emotional dynamics.
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In "Diary of a Teenage Girl," a bell-bottomed California 15-year-old girl comes of age in 1970s San Francisco.
Denver Police Officer Kevin Kreuzer doesn't usually watch cop movies. But he doesn't usually share the same name as the cops in the movies, either.
Filmdom's highest season of box-office worship is nearing its typically tapering conclusion. And so, a different rite begins, ushering in the art and industry's awards season in earnest.
The death of Amanda Peterson, who starred in the movie "Can't By Me Love, has been deemed an accident due to a morphine overdose, according to autopsy and toxicology reports released Wednesday by the Weld County Coroner's Office.
* * carnivorous documentaryFranck Ribière likes his steak rare — and not just the temperature to which it's cooked.
Joe Swanberg continues his march toward the mainstream even as he deepens his signature brand of hangout film in "Digging for Fire," a lovely slice of everything and nothing centered on a housesitting couple who discover possible evidence of a murder.
Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, "We Are Your Friends" is a surprisingly accessible and sweet story of a group of friends standing on the cusp of adulthood with big ambition and little direction.
The Heels Have Eyes - Kickstarter Campaign from XSEED Design and Production on Vimeo.A documentary about Denver's growing drag-queen scene, which has produced nationally touring headliners like
Action. R. 96 min.hitman: agent 47: Not worth rebooting an obscure film from eight years agoDuring a rare moment of quiet amid the glass-smashing, brain-bashing mayhem of "Hitman: Agent 47,"
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige and star Chris Evans have debuted the first footage and trailer from "Captain America: Civil War.
One has to feel for Rosamund Pike: No actors deserve to have their Oscar-nominated breakout roles tailed by the likes of "Return to Sender," a queasy but strangely gutless exploitation pic that plays not unlike a tardy dry run for "Gone Girl."