All posts tagged "film"

  • CINEMA: Silver Screen Sweethearts

    Looking back at the top 20 films of 2015. Every year, it feels as though I start this column in the same way: I don’t know exactly what it means to say “it was a good year...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • CINEMA: Child’s (Scottish) Play

    A new Macbeth explores the ripple effects of violence across generations. A dapting Shakespeare for the screen may be the easiest thing any filmmaker can do. It may also be the hardest. In terms of reducing the risk...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • CINEMA: Battle Cry

    Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq bypasses subtlety—and maybe there’s nothing wrong with that. Spike Lee is not a subtle filmmaker. And it has taken me nearly 30 years—up to and including his latest feature, Chi-Raq—to fully appreciate that this...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • CREATIVE PEAKS: The War on Wild

    Film delves into debate, captures the beauty of one of this world’s most cherished and endangered natural places. Jackson Hole, WY – The Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, Canada, are a place you have to see to...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Murders Up North, There

    ‘Fargo’ TV Show continues the spirit of the Coen Brothers classic. Jackson, WY – Of all the excellent films that came out in the 90s, “Fargo” remains one of my favorites. Set in snowy North Dakota and...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • CINEMA: Just the Facts

    Spotlight makes the work of journalism both heroic and human. If you’re skeptical about all the praise heaped on Spotlight from film critics in print media, it’s understandable. We’ve all got our sweet spots, and those of...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • CREATIVE PEAKS: The Passion to Protect

    Film about Bert Raynes chronicles a local legacy of conservation and the power of place. Jackson, WY – Filmmaker Jennifer Tennican didn’t have an answer when her latest subject asked a simple question. “What did you see?”...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • FEATURE: Sharp SHIFT

    Adventure, conservation luminaries storm the valley for annual festival Jackson, WY – I ran into a friend at the park last week. She was brimming with excitement about a wedding she attended the night before. “They grew...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Crafty comedienne

    Schumer’s film blazes new path for funny females Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Female comedians have always had it rough. The comedy world, despite being somewhat racially diverse, has been and continues to be dominated by male comedians....

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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