To anyone who grew up watching too much basic cable in the '80s and '90s, the sight of Paul Reiser cracking wise is comfortingly familiar. Whether on contemporary classics like Aliens and Diner or the long-running and widely syndicated sitcom Mad About You, chances are goo ... More >>
Back in 2001, Mark Ruppert came up with the idea of creating a competition that would challenge the world's best filmmakers to make a three-minute film in only two days, and in the process answer this question: "Would films made in only 48 hours even be watchable?" The result was the 48 Hour Film ... More >>
When you're a film student, no matter how hard you try to deny it, you become a bit of a film snob. That's how I felt when I went to see Hugo for the first time in the theater, and ten twelve-year-old girls sat in front of me. I rolled my eyes and expected it to be a horrible experience. But then th ... More >>
Editor's note: Village Voice media film critic Karina Longworth is blogging regularly from the Toronto Film Festival.This is her fourth in the series. As the summer of self-plagiarism comes to a close, add Terrence Malick to the list of those accused of this debatable crime: The auteur's quick foll ... More >>
Video below.Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- including many flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies. Here, he shares his choice for tonight: Good ... More >>
Video below.Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- including many flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies. Here, he shares his take on tonight's opener ... More >>
"The Descendants."Next Monday, October 17, the Starz Denver Film Festival's website will go live with the entire 2011 lineup, and it's a hefty one: a whopping 260 flicks will unspool November 2-13. But today, fest executive director Tom Botelho offers us a preview of the highest profile movi ... More >>
Brit Withey.Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies. Below, he describes his choices for Friday, Saturday and Sund ... More >>
Is Ted Haggard ready for his closeup?Update, 11:25 a.m.: Ted Haggard has made his announcement. It involves a launch party for his new church and a possible documentary. Details below the original item, published at 8:36 a.m. Today at 10:30 a.m., embattled Colorado Springs evangelist Ted Hag ... More >>
François Bégaudeau in The Class. The Class (Entre Les Murs), which can be be seen at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18 at the Starz FilmCenter as part of the 31st annual Starz Denver Film Festival, comes with a tony pedigree. The film won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival and ha ... More >>
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