Denial provides the thrill of intelligent debate

The biographical drama Denial tells the story of writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt and the libel case brought against her by David Irving.


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Train falls even flatter than the book

I listened to an audio recording of Paula Hawkin's wildly successful novel The Girl on the Train on a four-day car ride from Washington to Michigan.

(Film)   Oct 13, 2016

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Decent world

Filmmaker Charles Burnett talks art house films and the importance of being passionate

In 1978, Charles Burnett made a black-and-white feature titled Killer of Sheep for his UCLA graduate thesis.

Oct 6, 2016

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Best in show

Shine and Thunder rise at Montana Film Fest

The second annual Montana Film Festival showcases several narrative gems, including Always Shine.

(Film)   Oct 6, 2016

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Yelling back

Missoula's Lily Gladstone talks native roles, art as activism and her new star-studded film, Certain Women

Lily Gladstone's phone has been blowing up nonstop with Twitter and Facebook alerts, texts and phone messages.

Sep 29, 2016

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Real disaster

Deepwater feels trapped between tragic facts, genre

The disaster movie is a particularly curious beast.

(Film)   Sep 29, 2016

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Heavenly hell

High Water masters the Western heist

Hell or High Water is a sometimes thrilling, other times agonizingly calm morality tale that demands to be not just seen, but also felt.

(Film)   Sep 22, 2016

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Afterlife stories

Death becomes a voyeuristic journey in Obit

In the documentary feature Obit, director Vanessa Gould takes us on an intimate tour of the editorial process behind The New York Times' obituary section.

(Film)   Sep 15, 2016

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Staff Pick Events

  • An Evening with Keller Williams @ Top Hat Lounge

    • Fri., Oct. 28, 9 p.m.
  • Jazz Martini Night @ The Badlander

    • Sundays, 8 p.m. Free
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  • Dean Ween Group with Meat Puppets @ The Wilma

    • Mon., Oct. 31, 8 p.m.
  • Free Picking Circle @ Top Hat Lounge

    • Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.
  • Brewery Jam Session @ Imagine Nation Brewing Co.

    • Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.

Popular Events

  • Saturday Night Live Music Series @ Imagine Nation Brewing Co.

    • Sat., Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m.
  • Ben Folds (Music)

    • Sun., Oct. 30, 7 p.m.
  • After School Art Adventure II @ Missoula Art Museum

    • Tue., Oct. 25, 3:45-5:15 p.m. 50.00
  • The awesome live music of Andrea Harsell @ Missoula Brewing Co.

    • Fri., Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 16, 6-8 p.m. No admission
  • Jad Abumrad @ Dennison Theatre

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