14 movies to remind you of all the reasons high school was mortifying and awful

Back-to-school: that well-worn term that means fresh school supplies, new classes, old friends and falling leaves. Students stock their lockers again in August and September after a refreshing summer (remember summer break? Do you?). But for those who have graduated high school… well, high school was a trial by fire. If you “Can’t Hardly Wait” [...]

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14 movies to remind you of all the reasons high school was mortifying and awful

Back-to-school: that well-worn term that means fresh school supplies, new classes, old friends and falling leaves. Students stock their lockers again in August and September after a refreshing summer (remember summer break? Do you?). But for those who have graduated high school… well, high school was a trial by fire. If you “Can’t Hardly Wait” [...]

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‘Wild’ director Jean-Marc Vallée related to Cheryl Strayed’s story in a very personal way

I feel great, man. I feel like I’m living the dream. I’m having a beautiful professional life. I’m enjoying it, meeting great actors and creators. I feel blessed. So, softball to start, but what was it about Cheryl Strayed’s story that made you want to explore it as a film? I was finishing “Dallas” and [...]

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Channing Tatum says he needed to learn more as an actor before ‘Foxcatcher’ clicked

TELLURIDE — In August of 2005, the Palm Theater in Telluride was inaugurated with the world premiere of Bennett Miller‘s Oscar-winning biopic “Capote.” Nine years later Miller was back for the North American bow of his latest film, “Foxcatcher,” which screened to a packed audience eager to get a look at this dark and mysterious story. [...]

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Review: ‘The Boxtrolls’ delights with a witty script and superb stop motion animation

VENICE – If you liked “The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists!,” the “Wallace & Gromit” films, anything by Monty Python or just funny, witty movies in general, make sure you catch Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi’s “The Boxtrolls.” Based on the book “Here Be Monsters” by Alan Snow, I can’t remember the last time [...]

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Review: ‘The Boxtrolls’ delights with a witty script and superb stop motion animation

VENICE – If you liked “The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists!,” the “Wallace & Gromit” films, anything by Monty Python or just funny, witty movies in general, make sure you catch Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi’s “The Boxtrolls.” Based on the book “Here Be Monsters” by Alan Snow, I can’t remember the last time [...]

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Channing Tatum says he needed to learn more as an actor before ‘Foxcatcher’ clicked

TELLURIDE — In August of 2005, the Palm Theater in Telluride was inaugurated with the world premiere of Bennett Miller‘s Oscar-winning biopic “Capote.” Nine years later Miller was back for the North American bow of his latest film, “Foxcatcher,” which screened to a packed audience eager to get a look at this dark and mysterious story. [...]

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Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ pushing newcomers aside to stay no. 1 Friday

The summer box office is coming to an end and Hollywood won’t find much relief over the labor day weekend. Two new films entered the fray on Friday, but “Guardians of the Galaxy” will still rule the day. The Marvel Studios franchise maker pulled in another $3.8 million on its 29th day of release for [...]

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Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ pushing newcomers aside to stay no. 1 Friday

The summer box office is coming to an end and Hollywood won’t find much relief over the labor day weekend. Two new films entered the fray on Friday, but “Guardians of the Galaxy” will still rule the day. The Marvel Studios franchise maker pulled in another $3.8 million on its 29th day of release for [...]

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Review: Jon Stewart finds humor in the harrowing true story of ‘Rosewater’

TELLURIDE – In recent years, Journalists have come under siege all across the world from governments trying to minimize their influence either through subtle or not-so subtle means.  One of the more dramatic instances in recent memory was chronicled in Maziar Bahari‘s 2011 memoir “Then They Came for Me” which has been adapted into the [...]

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