POSTED // Jul 26,2013 - In the early hours of New Year’s day 2009, Oscar Grant—a 22-year-old African-American man—was shot by a Bay Area transit officer while handcuffed and face-down on the ground at Oakland’s Fruitvale train station.
POSTED // Jul 19,2013 - The Sandlot writer/director David Mickey Evans and several cast members are touring with the film for 20th-anniversary screenings. This week, the tour comes to Salt Lake City, where it was filmed.
POSTED // Jul 16,2013 - There is a certain brand of movie documentary—one that has proliferated over the past decade—that succeeds for its audience not primarily on the basis of any real measure of quality, but simply by virtue of existing.
POSTED // Jul 12,2013 - Long ago, in a mysterious California suburb, a young boy watched an independent Los Angeles television station whose programming seemed to consist entirely of Lakers games and monster movies.
POSTED // Jul 3,2013 - It’s entirely possible that if you remove the Minions from the Despicable Me movies, they would be utterly without value. But there they are. And they’re funny little sons-o’-guns.
POSTED // Jul 3,2013 - Oh, Johnny Depp: He had us in the palm of his hand. We hard-core movie buffs loved what he represented. Here was a too-pretty-to-be-true movie star who, instead of gravitating toward safe choices, built an entire career out
POSTED // Jun 27,2013 - In 1988—25 years ago on June 22—Who Framed Roger Rabbit became a box-office sensation. You can be forgiven for getting a bit nostalgic—especially since nostalgia was a fundamental part of that film’s DNA,
POSTED // Jun 21,2013 - If it weren’t for the endless parade of cinematic apocalypses, 2013 at the movies might go down as The Year of Vapid Materialism Gone Criminal. Already we’ve seen Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers
POSTED // Jun 21,2013 - Animated CharacterMonsters University finds value not just in talent, but in hard work.By Scott Renshawscottr@cityweekly.netRatatouille, like most of Pixar’s feature films—let’s all