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Why The Revenant Will Win the Best Picture Oscar (And Be One of the Worst Choices Ever)new

Yes, The Revenant was a fine film. The best? Not by a long shot.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  02-24-2016  |  Movies

Movie Madness: A Bracket-Busting Look at a Year at the Moviesnew

The Elite Eight: Brooklyn, Inside Out, The Martian, Room, Son of Saul, Spotlight, Star Wars VII, Train Wreck.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  12-23-2015  |  Movies

Paradise Lostnew

As the Patriot Movement grabs headlines around the country, memories of Ruby Ridge and the Aryan Nations present an image problem for Constitutionalists in Idaho, which has long been associated with anti-government and militia groups. Boise Weekly talks to a few Patriots about their identity as a group.
Boise Weekly  |  Harrison Berry  |  10-13-2015  |  Features

Idaho's New Prison Scandalnew

Two years after the Idaho state prison was found to have been falsifying documents to conceal understaffing, a new scandal is breaking alleging the systematic tampering with and/or destruction of prisoner medical records to exclude diagnoses of gender identity disorder.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  07-13-2015  |  Crime & Justice

Funny Hmm, Funny Ha and Funny LMFAOnew

I was honestly wondering if I had forgotten what it was like to laugh out loud in a theater and then along came that bundle of sass and sweetness.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  06-10-2015  |  Reviews

The Silent Partnernew

An (unsuccessful) attempt to find the eastern Idaho farm boy who became a contract 'torturer.'
Boise Weekly  |  Zach Hagadone  |  05-01-2015  |  Features

Extraordinary Women, Extraordinary Filmsnew

These films offer moments that will resonate with parents of teenagers all over the world.
Boise Weekly  |  Marcia Franklin  |  02-19-2015  |  Movies

Movie Madness: A Bracket-Busting Look at a Year at the Moviesnew

From hundreds of films, we narrow it down to 32, then it's the Sweet 16, Elite 8, Final Four and the Two Best.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  12-24-2014  |  Movies

Citizenfour: Traitor or Patriot?new

Reexamining our balance of power.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  11-12-2014  |  Movies

Idaho Horror Film Festival 2014new

People love a good a scare, and the Idaho Horror Film Festival is giving Boiseans what they crave with three days of classic, contemporary, feature-length and short horror films--plus a whole lot more.
Boise Weekly  |  Amy Atkins  |  10-16-2014  |  Movies

Oh Canada: We Do Love Your Film Festivalnew

392 films, 28 screens and a lot of popcorn.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  09-04-2014  |  Movies

The Talented Mr. Hoffmannew

John le Carre's thriller reminds us that America--the CIA in particular--has chosen to arrest and prosecute small-time terrorists instead of being patient enough to trap a big-time mastermind.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  07-23-2014  |  Reviews

The Three 'B's' of Summer Movies: Blockbusters, B-Grades and Bustsnew

10 movies you must see; 10 more that you can wait for to appear at the discount theater; and 10 movies that, if you do see, we'll never talk to you again.
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  05-21-2014  |  Movies

Sprout Film Festival: Growing Awarenessnew

"It is a powerful way to showcase the unique talents and abilities of people with [disabilities] and it highlights the incredible possibilities within them and all of us, really."
Boise Weekly  |  Ashley Miller  |  04-30-2014  |  Movies

This is Menew

Stories from three transgender women who renamed themselves.
Boise Weekly  |  Jessica Murri  |  04-02-2014  |  LGBT

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