Stories tagged: movie
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
‘It’s you I like’: Spokane educators reflect on Fred Rogers’ legacy as moviegoers can rediscover a hero
The newly released Tom Hanks biopic, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” underscores the important, calming and confident role Fred Rogers, aka Mister Rogers, played in the lives of children.
Wed., July 10, 2019
“Indian Horse,” the second feature by “Momentum” director Stephen S. Campanelli is a heart-rending tale of passion and survival.
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019
BBC executive Ann Sarnoff was named chief of Warner Bros. on Monday, making her the first woman to head the movie studio in its 96-year history. Her appointment follows the …
Fri., June 21, 2019
The Library of Congress recently added the animated Disney classic to the National Film Registry.
Thu., April 4, 2019
Movie review: ‘The Best of Enemies’ is Another civil rights drama that centers on the white guy who becomes less racist
As in “Green Book,” the emphasis is defensible in terms of dramatic development. But that doesn’t make its scenario any less irksome.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
Mobius Spokane is hosting a space movie in a pop-up planetarium this weekend called “From Earth to the Universe,” by the European Southern Observatory, at the Mobius Science Center at …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
The Neil Armstrong film “First Man” settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters. The Ryan Gosling-starrer and a host of …
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018
Mark Steilen is a Spokane guy who has helped tell the movie story of 10 other Spokane guys.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018
Spokane can relax. The movie is funny. “Tag,” the comedy inspired by the exploits of 10 Gonzaga Prep graduates and their decades-long game of tag, is also irreverent, inappropriate and …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018
A new film that comically imagines dictator Benito Mussolini returning to present-day Italy and trying to stage a comeback opened Thursday, in the middle of an election campaign that has …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
As people gear up for the “Black Panther” movie, Ta-Nehisi Coates wants them to check out the original source, Marvel’s Black Panther comic book.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
A student newspaper in Ohio is getting some social media love meant for the award-winning movie with the same name.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Stream on Demand: Noah Baumbach’s latest brings Stiller, Sandler, Hoffman and Thompson to the screen
What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Tala Ashe is thrilled to debut her new character, a Muslim-American superhero joining season three of “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.” It’s a particularly poignant moment for the Iranian-born, Ohio-reared actress …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
Billie Jean King discovered tennis at 11 and noticed it was nearly all white – the dresses, the balls and the people.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
Police in the Maine city that’s home to Stephen King played a prank to coincide with the opening of the horror film “It,” based on King’s book.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
British actor Ed Skrein has withdrawn from the upcoming “Hellboy” reboot a week after his casting sparked outcries of whitewashing.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
A Tennessee theater has canceled a long-running screening of “Gone With the Wind” because of racially insensitive content in the classic 1939 film.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
The movies have given us lots of reasons to feel exhilarated this summer, from the pop-feminist stylings of Gal Gadot in “Wonder Woman” to the goofy ensemble kick-in-the-pants that is …
Sun., July 30, 2017
Angelina Jolie says accounts of her casting process for children to appear in her film “First They Killed My Father” are false and upsetting. An excerpt from a Vanity Fair …
Wed., June 21, 2017
A “Downton Abbey” movie is in the works, with production likely to begin in 2018, an NBCUniversal executive said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017
“Transformers: The Last Knight” is a fidget spinner jacked up on steroids.
Wed., May 31, 2017
Gadot says in a recent interview that even though she’s seen the “Wonder Woman” movie in theaters Friday, it hasn’t totally sunk in that she’s portraying the iconic heroine.
Fri., April 7, 2017
The subject of “Queen of the Desert,” writer-director Werner Herzog’s first narrative feature since 2009, is Gertrude Bell, an Englishwoman who, in the years after World War I, used her …
Sun., March 5, 2017
Twentieth Century Fox’s “Logan” may be Hugh Jackman’s final portrayal of the iconic X-Men character Wolverine, but the man with the adamantium claws isn’t going out without a fight.
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017
Leaked video showing a frightened dog being forced into churning water during filming of “A Dog’s Purpose” was misleadingly edited and the German shepherd was unharmed, according to third-party findings …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
Remember Bill Murray stuck in a time loop in the 1993 comedy movie classic, “Groundhog Day”? Murray, as the jaded and condescending TV weatherman Phil Connors, wakes to find himself …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
The organization that ensures animal safety in film and television productions said Wednesday it is investigating whether a frightened dog was forced into churning water during the making of “A …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016
As a man, it’s not my place, nor is it within my power, to absolve Nate Parker. I’m just trying to decide whether to see his movie – whether doing …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016
“War Dogs” is too good of a true story not to get the Hollywood treatment, even if the end result doesn’t entirely do justice to the moral ambiguities and larger …