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Sport's ugliest scandal retold

...documentary on the death of Pat Tillman.Mike Tollin is a Los Angeles film executive who saw "Happy Valley" at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah."I cried my way through it," he said.Jolie Logan runs a national foundation called Darkness to...
Best Bets: Top films: From mideast to a modern 'MacBeth'

...set against the backdrop of a fast food restaurant in a small town in Pennsylvania. The film was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival last year and has gotten good reviews. James Le Gros and Maura Tierney are Mac and Pat McBeth, a couple stuck...
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Moving on to murderball

...player Mark Zupan said in the movie "Murderball," a documentary on the sport that won two major awards at the Sundance Film Festival and opened nationwide this weekend. The U.S. Quad Rugby Association is hoping the movie will bring exposure...
Rosetta Stone produces Inupiaq language software

...directed an Inupiaq-language movie in Barrow that he later adapted into a feature film that will screen at the Sundance Film Festival later this month. In Kotzebue, where the NANA Regional Corp. has completed regional Inupiaq dialect teaching...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Laura Love and her band perform tonight at the ANB Hall. Love is a real talent, as folks who have seen her or heard her recordings can attest. But it takes more than a fresh, quality entertainer to put on a show - it takes a soundman with good ears to deliver that music.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for the Open City Film's recent production, ``Three Seasons,'' which won the Grand Prize this year at the Sundance Film Festival. Quotable: ``I'm really impressed that there's such a large artistic community here. There's a surprising...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

After the ultra-low-budget film let out one evening last week, a crowd lingered on Front Street. Some folks smoked nervously, shaking off the jitters and adrenalin while they discussed the movie, which has been widely hailed as a return to classic Gothic horror.
Strange beauty in 'Sin Nombre'

There is much strange beauty in the poverty and desperation captured by "Sin Nombre," an evocative and impressive first feature from writer-director Cary Joji Fukunaga tracing both the journey north taken by so many from Mexico and Central America and the gang violence that stunts the lives of the many others who stay behind.
Weekend Best Bets

...has gotten great reviews. It was produced by John Sayles and Maggie Renzi and their associates, and was written and directed by Karyn Kusama. "Girlfight" won the Grand Jury Prize for best dramatic film at the Sundance Film Festival.
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This is a great week for entertainment with music, films, a play and several art exhibits opening.


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