Funny friends

Funny friends

Mike Birbiglia's Don't Think Twice is more than all right

Don't Think Twice follows the lives of six friends in their 30s as they try to make it together as a comedy improv troupe in New York City.

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Still plucking

I Am the Blues captures the end of an era

The documentary feature I Am the Blues begins with voice-over narration from one of the film's musicians, all of them living blues legends approaching what looks like the end of an era.

(Film)   Aug 18, 2016

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Wieners and losers

Solondz's Dog tops Woody Allen's Café

In Wiener-Dog, we follow a young dachshund as he makes his way through a series of owners, each of them pitiful and tragic in their own ways.

(Film)   Aug 11, 2016

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Own worst enemy

How Hayao Miyazaki's Kiki defies the need for villains

In our youth, it's easy to see ourselves as the heroes of our own stories.

Aug 4, 2016

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Scoreboard

DC tries too hard to play catch-up with Suicide Squad

At the Hollywood premiere for Suicide Squad, writer/director David Ayer took up the rallying cry suggested by a fan in the audience and let loose with a hearty, "Fuck Marvel!"

(Film)   Aug 4, 2016

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Winner, winner

Wilderpeople leaves no heart unwarmed

Every now and then, a film comes along that's so warm, funny and entertaining that you'd truly have to be some sort of monster not to like it.

(Film)   Jul 21, 2016

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Double buddies

Irresponsibility finds equality in Mike and Dave

In the new comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, we meet a couple of brothers with a reputation for partying so hard that their family insists they bring nice girls to their little sister's wedding in Hawaii, lest their philandering ways ruin the special day for everyone.

(Film)   Jul 14, 2016

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Friend ship

Swiss Army Man invents a wild world

At this point in 2016, it's a head-to-head battle for weirdest movie of the year between the dystopian social experiment featured in The Lobster and this week's picture, Swiss Army Man, about a man and a corpse who find solace together in the lonely wilderness.

(Film)   Jul 6, 2016

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Staff Pick Events

  • Girls Rock Camp Performance at the Top Hat @ Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC)

    • Fri., Aug. 26, 6-6:30 p.m. Free
  • Larry Hirshberg @ Ten Spoon Vineyard and Winery

    • Fri., Aug. 26, 6-8 p.m. $8-$10
  • Keema and the Keepsakes @ Draught Works Brewery

    • Sat., Aug. 27, 6-8 p.m.
  • Jeff Austin Band @ Orchard Homes Center

    • Sat., Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m.
  • Best Westerns and Jonny Fritz @ Palace

    • Sat., Aug. 27, 8 p.m.

Popular Events

  • Best Westerns and Jonny Fritz @ Palace

    • Sat., Aug. 27, 8 p.m.
  • Girls Rock Camp Performance at the Top Hat @ Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC)

    • Fri., Aug. 26, 6-6:30 p.m. Free
  • River City Roots Festival @ Downtown Missoula

    • Fri., Aug. 26, 12 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 27, 12 p.m.
  • Larry Hirshberg @ Ten Spoon Vineyard and Winery

    • Fri., Aug. 26, 6-8 p.m. $8-$10
  • Shakewell @ Top Hat Lounge

    • Fri., Aug. 26, 9 p.m.

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