For the second year in a row, a movie with Colorado ties is getting Oscar buzz. In 2010, it was Precious, which was co-produced by Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness of Denver. This time around, it's 127 Hours, which stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, the Colorado climber who cut off his ... More >>
Daniel Junge is an accomplished filmmaker who just netted an Academy Award nomination for his short documentary The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner -- and he manages to make his movies from a home base of Denver. Junge, who traveled to the Amazonian jungle to film They Killed Sister ... More >>
Gary Magness and Lee Daniels share a "Precious" moment at the Denver Film Festival.This year's Oscar nominations are out, and Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire earned six nods, including Best Actress (Gabourey Sidibe), Best Supporting Actress (Mo'Nique), Best Editing, Best Adapt ... More >>
Trailer Precious, which just earned a Best Picture Oscar nomination for Colorado producers Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness, and The Cove, directed by Boulder's Louie Psihoyos and nominated as Best Documentary Feature, aren't the only high-profile flicks with local connections. This Saturday, ... More >>
"Precious" director Lee Daniels got emotional. Not fake emotional. Real emotional.It's been a tough year for the Denver Film Society. Not only has the economy wreaked havoc on the organization, necessitating shortened hours of operation, but internal turmoil boiled over in June, when executiv ... More >>
Joan Soriano is "The Duke of the Bachata."Editor's note: This year's Starz Denver Film Festival, November 12-22, features more than 200 films. To help navigate this cinematic abundance of riches, we asked fest artistic director Brit Withey to highlight some worthy selections off the beaten sc ... More >>
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The Magness family takes time out from squabbling to drop a few million here and there.
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