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News, reviews, and interviews on feature films and documentaries.

‘Faith’ films in edgy territory

By Emily Belz
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Q&A | Producer Erik Lokkesmoe explains backing Last Days in the Desert and why he is inviting, but not targeting, the church

Money Monster is heavy on politics, light on thrills

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Wall Street malfeasance has indeed devastated many families’ finances, but Money Monster ’s implausible character development, unpersuasive acting,

Midday Roundup: Democratic horse race heads to Kentucky

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bluegrass ballots. Hillary Clinton is stumping in Kentucky today, a state she easily won during the 2008 presidential primary when she ran against Barack…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of May 6-8 according to Box Office Mojo

Mothering missteps

By Megan Basham
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Movies | A heartwarming mother-daughter story gets too many relationships wrong

Last Days in the Desert

By Emily Belz
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Movies | A high-octane artistic team is behind Last Days in the Desert , a limited-release film about Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the wilderness. Director Rodrigo…

Wildflower

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Chloe can’t remember anything before her 8th birthday—learning to ride a bike, or her first day of school. And for the last 12 years, she has experienced…

Midday Roundup: Migration debate forces Austrian chancellor from office

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Political exile. Austria’s chancellor resigned today after losing support from people who want the country to take a harder stance against the influx of…

Captain America: Civil War

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | You’re gonna hear a lot of whoops and claps among the audience while watching Captain America: Civil War . If you’re a Marvel fan, you’ll probably be…

The man behind the VR curtain

By Emily Belz
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Virtual Reality | Penrose Studios founder Eugene Chung explains why he thinks virtual reality is the next form of ‘human storytelling’

Mother’s Day is as charming as a delivery of silk flowers

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Seen in the best possible light, Mother’s Day pays tribute to a wide variety of moms. Given the state of our Union, director Garry Marshall and the film’s…

Ratchet & Clank needs major overhaul

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Films based on video games have had a few box-office hits in the last 20 or so years, but not a single critical success (defined as having more than 50…

 
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