When Boise-based filmmaker Matt Podolsky began exploring the idea of making a documentary about the critically endangered vaquita, he had no idea what he was in for. Not only did his company, Wild Lens Collective, work collaboratively with Leonardo DiCaprio's film company Appian Way Producti…

With increasing frequency, the cinema year's demarcation has been Labor Day or, more specifically, September's Toronto International Film Festival. Simply put, there's everything before TIFF (a flood of stereotypical hit-or-miss reboots or sequels) and everything after (a density of award-wo…

When Boise-based filmmaker Matt Podolsky began exploring the idea of making a documentary about the critically endangered vaquita, he had no idea what he was in for. Not only did his company, Wild Lens Collective, work collaboratively with Leonardo DiCaprio's film company Appian Way Producti…

Thursday, March 19, 2020 may seem like a long way off for most us; but remind a filmmaker that their movie will premiere in seven months and it's a good bet that they'll flash you a smile usually reserved for high-stakes poker.

Much like a climbing expedition, you'll need to pack wisely for Return to Mount Kennedy. Leave the pick axe, rope and oxygen at home. Instead, bring your hunger for adventure, appreciation for history and keen sense for perspective.

Where'd You Go, Bernadette may be the best anti-August film in recent memory. I have long theorized that August is Hollywood's wasteland. Simply put, don't expect any filmmakers behind an August release to be renting a tuxedo come Oscar time. With so many families enjoying the last gasp of s…

Set for release in 2020, Bill and Ted Face the Music is, perhaps, one of the longest-in-the-making sequels to hit theaters next year. The franchise about a pair of doofuses-in-chief started back in 1989 and is still considered a cinematic masterpiece by comedy fans, and it all started with a…

Bill Murray has, in recent years, experienced a surge in popularity and recognition for being one of the greatest comic minds in cinema. One of his many masterpieces is Caddyshack, hailed by ESPN as the funniest sports movie ever cut. In it, he plays Carl Spackler, a shabby, monomaniacal gro…

In a summer filled with blue genies, talking toys and singing warthogs comes the thoughtful Indian Horse, one of the best Canadian films in recent memory and assuredly one of the better films of the season. Based on Richard Wagamese's wonderful novel (if you don't see the film, I insist that…

Maiden—the documentary sleeper-hit of the summer—pairs well with the U.S. soccer team's World Cup championship, not just because they both involve women, but because each is a tale of achievement. Inspirational? Gripping? Crowd-pleasing? Yes, yes, and absolutely yes! The feminist fireworks a…

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