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'Digging for Fire' unearths excitement

digging for fire

Is there life after parenthood? Is it possible to maintain excitement in a marriage? Does finding a bone and a gun in a yard mean there’s probably a full skeleton beneath the shrubbery? These...

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Sundance: Kurt Cobain doco reunites Courtney Love and daughter

Courtney Love and her daughter Frances Bean Cobain were spotted together for the first time in public in five years at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday. Bean...


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Sundance: Jack Black is brave, heartbreaking in 'D Train'

PARK CITY — Jack Black said he was drawn to ‘The D Train’ because he recognized the desperation of the character he plays: An outcast willing to...


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Sundance: Ryan Reynolds charming in 'Mississippi Grind'

PARK CITY — Here’s what reporters at the Sundance Film Festival have seen and heard: FIRST LOOK: ‘MISSISSIPPI GRIND‘ Two wildly different...


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An embarrassing '90s movie made in 2015

This cliché-ridden movie is so hilariously dreadful that my review’s first draft went on for over 2,500 belittling words. But Jennifer Lopez’s...


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Explicit scene in 'The Bronze' surprises Sundance audience

PARK CITY — “Gymnast sex” is mentioned early on in “The Bronze,” a darkly comedic look at the world of a washed-up Olympian starring...




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Robin Williams remembered at Sundance

PARK CITY — Here’s what reporters covering the Sundance Film Festival have seen and heard: ROBIN WILLIAMS REMEMBERED Does the best comedy come from...


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No piece of ‘Cake,’ despite Aniston

A wintry pall enshrouds even the sunniest Los Angeles locales in “Cake,” a drab, dramatically inert redemption story enlivened by a sharp performance by...


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'Virunga' exposes gorillas, guns and a greedy oil company

The setting for documentary film “Virunga” is the spectacular Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is the home of many of the...


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Sundance ready to roll in Ogden

The independent film festival that makes Utah famous every January is finally here. Screenings and festivities have started in Park City and Salt Lake City, and...


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'The Book of Life' among new DVD releases

Capsule reviews of Jan. 27 releases on DVD: THE BOOK OF LIFE *** (PG) Mild action, rude humor, some thematic elements and brief scary images. Inspired by the...


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Sundance: Kurt Cobain doco reunites Courtney Love and daughter

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