The documentary “Getting to the Nutcracker” and the drama “The Umbrella Man” have won Audience Awards from the recently concluded Kansas International Film Festival and will play at the Glenwood Arts starting Friday.
Suburban Seattle police say they contacted actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in "August: Osage County," "Frozen River" and "Django Unchained," several times before she was found dead in a ravine last week.
Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor's sanity evaluation that included 22 hours of interviews.
Look for our Royals special section in The Star today for a new action figure. Meet the Royals' Three-headed Bullpen monster: Herrera, Davis and Holland. Tweet your most creative photos with the hashtag #PaperRoyals or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We've been deluged with dozens of variations of "Birdman Soars" headlines in the last couple of days, as Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's ambitious tale of a onetime comic book movie star's quest for reinvention opened to great business last weekend, grossing $415,000 in just four theaters.
For many fans of Japanese animation, the name Studio Ghibli has become synonymous with the fantastic worlds and deeply felt emotions of director Hayao Miyazaki. This is, in part, because Miyazaki's founding partner in the studio, Isao Takahata, went 14 years without making a feature film.
Justin Simien's "Dear White People" has made a big splash since hitting the festival circuit earlier this year. Even though racial polarization has been in the news, it's not something that movies have had the nerve to touch.
Rene Russo hasn't done much acting in the last decade. After starring opposite numerous handsome men - Pierce Brosnan in "The Thomas Crown Affair," Kevin Costner in "Tin Cup" - she took a long, self-imposed hiatus. She spent time with her daughter - Rose, now 21 and a student at Colgate University - gardened and tried to make up for dropping out of high school by learning the names of all of the presidents.
Two tough guys, one tough script and their Herculean team effort to cram steamy sex and violence into a strictly-censored Hollywood studio film is the subject of Mike Bencivenga's fascinating play "Billy & Ray."