Stories tagged: film
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 5 p.m.
Summer’s almost over. The days are getting shorter. Pumpkin spice is in the air. Orange and black-themed stores are opening in once-vacant buildings. Yep. It’s nearly Halloween.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 6 p.m.
All it took was a red pill. A plunge down the rabbit hole. A slowing of time while a man dodges bullets. We were hooked. And still are.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 4:17 p.m.
The “Has Fallen” series, “Olympus,” “London” and now “Angel Has Fallen,” is a curiously enduring franchise. But it seems the character of Mike Banning, a foul-mouthed Secret Service agent played …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 4:12 p.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Stockholders hope to revive Spokane’s film industry by buying Minnehaha studio
Welling Playter, a former filmmaker for Washington Motion Picture Corp., put together a $30,050 bid to buy the studio.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
When Brian Banks’ home was a prison cell due to a crime he didn’t commit, he never imagined he would be the subject of a film. He was only concerned …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 5 p.m.
There’s a new movie that teaches valuable lessons about teamwork and forgiveness. It boasts a plot and action based on the foundational principles of mathematics. And it encourages girls to …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
It just isn’t summer until someone punches a shark. Since Jason Statham is off on “Hobbs & Shaw” duties, that task falls to Canadian actress Sophie Nilisse, the plucky heroine …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
Much has been made of how “Good Boys” – an R-rated comedy about a trio of sixth-grade nerds caught up in a misadventure involving drugs, sex toys, beer and slapstick …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 3 p.m.
Narrated by 15-year-old Bee Branch, Maria Semple’s epistolary comedy conveys its story of Bee; her brilliant, devoted ex-architect mother, Bernadette; and Microsoft visionary father, Elgin, by way of emails, FBI …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 2 p.m.
Bruce Lee’s daughter has heard enough from Quentin Tarantino, thank you very much. It’s time for the director to be quiet or be apologetic. “He could shut up about it,” …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
Amy Lillard, executive director of Washington Filmworks, the nonprofit that manages the Motion Picture Competitiveness program, said the Spokane area is, so far this year, the preferred destination for films …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
Spokane had still not given up on the dream of becoming Hollywood North, The Spokesman-Review reported.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
Casey Affleck explores parenting in the apocalypse in new film ‘Light of My Life’
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Dora, with her backpack, sunny outlook and multicultural perspective, is truly the hero we need for this century.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 2:48 a.m.
Ahead of the superhero debut, at least three noteworthy “Spider-Man” stories were posted, two, courtesy of the Washington Post and Variety, ranking the eight “Spider-Man” films from worst to best, …
Sat., June 15, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for his romantic film “Romeo and Juliet” as well as other operas, films and television, has died at 96
Wed., April 10, 2019, 4:45 p.m.
A documentary film following Spokane’s Brad Thiessen’s recovery from brain cancer will be shown Friday at REI (1125 N. Monroe St.)
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:35 p.m.
As Karin Dicker and Steven Sarott have both struggled with health issues in the past, they find solace and joy in the couple hours spent in the company of Freddie …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Shia LaBeouf’s latest film was born in an unusual place – court-ordered rehab. The actor spent time writing the script for his semi-autobiographical “Honey Boy” while he was being treated …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018
Since 1989, the Library of Congress has been adding 25 films a year to the National Film Registry as a way to recognize and preserve movies that have a “cultural, …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 2:24 p.m.
Nicolas Roeg, a director of provocative and otherworldly films who gave Mick Jagger and David Bowie enduring screen roles, has died. He was 90.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 11 a.m.
To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding yourself of self-consciousness and ego. It means exposing yourself.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 2 p.m.
“Halloween” dominated the North American box office for the second straight weekend, carving up an estimated $32 million in ticket sales.
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
The Warner Bros. surprise hit “Crazy Rich Asians” will debut in China next month, ending speculation that the country’s film regulators may block the hit romantic comedy after the country’s …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
But in the summer of 2016, staring down the lead role in the period drama “Colette,” Keira Knightley decided she needed a break.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
This weekend, François Girard’s 1998 film “The Red Violin” will be shown at the Garland Theater, in anticipation of the upcoming Spokane appearance by the actual 1720 Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, noon
For the first time in weeks, the weekend box office was dominated by three new releases, signaling an unofficial start to the fall movie season.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
As Warner Bros. turns its focus to a “Supergirl” movie – with any standalone “Superman” flicks on the back burner for a few years – scheduling conflicts appear to have …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
In first place, New Line Cinema’s horror spinoff “The Nun,” based on a character introduced in the successful “Conjuring” franchise, opened with a series-best $53.5 million, according to figures from …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 2:52 p.m.
Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance “Crazy Rich Asians” took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg’s action-packed “Mile 22.”