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  1. HBO Acquires Rights to 3 1/2 MINUTES DocumentaryRead the original story

    1 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The cable network announced the news on Saturday, following the film's premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 24. The arrangement was made by HBO , Josh Braun of Submarine, and Participant Media's Jeff Ivers. The documentary centers around a fatal shooting in 2012 of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was shot by Michael David Dunn.

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  2. Rescue of 2 injured hikers underway on Mount HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The York Daily Record

    The Clackamas County sheriff's office says a rescue operation is under way on Mount Hood after two climbers were injured. Deputy Ben Frazier says the climbers were injured early Saturday near an area on the mountain known as the Hogsback.

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  3. Ewan McGregor plays Jesus and the devil in Sundance epicRead the original story

    7 min ago | KDWN

    Epic is not usually a term associated with films coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, which makes director Rodrigo Garcia's imagined story of Jesus's journey through the desert even more striking. Shot by "Gravity" and "Birdman" cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki in southern California's Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and aided by precise and all-encompassing Dolby Atmos sound mix, "Last Days in the Desert" looks, feels and sounds big.

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  4. No. 12 Stanford women dominate 2nd half, top WSU 75-56Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | El Paso Times

    Amber Orrange scored 15 points, Erin McCall added 14 and No. 12 Stanford took control in the second half to beat Washington State 75-56 on Saturday.

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  5. Suspicious package at NYC bus station filled with 1K condomsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | York Dispatch

    Police say a suspicious package left behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station didn't contain any explosives but did have some unexpected contents - 1,000 individually packaged condoms for both men and women. A spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police said Saturday that a canine unit was called Friday evening to the George Washington Bridge Bus Station.

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  6. Jordan Davis Documentary '3 1/2 Minutes' Heading to HBORead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | RollingStone

    In the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing, another victim of Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law was Jordan Davis, a black 17-year-old who was shot multiple times outside a Jacksonville gas station because he refused to lower the volume on his car radio. Marc Silver's documentary on Davis' death, 3 Minutes , screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival , and now Variety reports that HBO has secured the film's television rights.

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  7. Not so 'Good to Go' when man gets $18,000 toll bridge billRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Fort Morgan Times

    A Washington state man says he just paid more than $18,000 in bridge tolls for his son who crossed the 520 bridge daily for work but never got a Good To Go pass. KING-TV reports that Tom Rose's son thought he would be billed for the tolls and that he could pay later.

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  8. Canada is king of the New Frontier at Sundance Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Canada.com

    The words "technology" and "empathy" aren't generally strung together in a positive context, but some key pieces of programming at this year's Sundance Film Festival suggest that could change quickly - thanks to some pioneering Canadians standing at the forefront of New Frontier. For instance, imagine sharing a tent with a Sudanese refugee or running for your life as soldiers surround your village.

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  9. Anthony's big 2nd half lifts Richmond over No. 14 VCU 64-55Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Graham Leader

    Kendall Anthony scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half as Richmond rallied to upset No. 14 Virginia Commonwealth 64-55 on Saturday afternoon at the Siegel Center.

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  10. Collegiate a cappella on stage at BerkleeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Home

    The quarterfinals competition for The Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella will be held at Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. The championship is the only international tournament that showcases the art of student a cappella singing. Each year, the tournament takes place from January through April in six regions: West, Midwest, South, Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Europe.

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  11. Lena Dunham and Celebrities embrace Village at the Lift at Sundance 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    The Village at the Lift was the place to be at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival . RJ Mitte , Jason Isaacs , Lena Dunham , Emile Hirsch, Blake Anderson, Kathryn Hahn, Adrian Grenier, Jack Black, Alexander Skarsgard, Hugo Weaving and many more celebrities were all there to take a break at Stella Artois Cafe featuring dishes by Animal and more.

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  12. Sundance - 15 review: - 3 1/2 Minutes'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Director Marc Silver's "3 1/2 Minutes" powerfully chronicles a case where justice, race and murder collide. On Nov. 23, 2012, 47-year-old Michael Dunn shot and killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis in a Jacksonville, Fla., gas station parking area.

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  13. Sundance - 15 review: - Songs My Brothers Taught Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    "Songs My Brother Taught Me" is at once a pinpoint-specific look at modern life among the Oglala Lakota and a universal tale of young people eager to escape their small town lives. Johnny is a teen living on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota who aims to get out, especially after his father - a rodeo bull rider who fathered a couple dozen children on the reservation and off - dies in a house fire.

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  14. Sundance 2015: "The Amina Profile," "Call Me Lucky," "Sembene!"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    What CA line Sciamma is interested in is "moments." There are many moments that linger in the mind long after the film has ended.

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  15. Obama administration sends out the clownsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    Admittedly, I sometimes find humor in things others don't, but some events are simply too ironically amusing to overlook. For example, since Democrats suffered massive losses in last November's midterm election, left-wing commentators have declared American politics "dysfunctional."

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  16. Also, Franco was THISCLOSE to filming a sex scene with Danny McBride...whaaaat?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MTV

    ... Zachary Quinto and Charlie Carver. For Franco, the sex scene was NBD, which he attributes to his involvement in other movies about gay experiences - such as "Milk" and "Interior. Leather Bar." - as well as his costars' comfort with the material ...

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  17. Rep: Val Kilmer undergoing tests for a tumorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breckenridge American

    Liz Rosenberg confirmed Saturday that the 55-year-old actor is at a Los Angeles hospital and that doctors are "encouraged by his progress" and hopeful he will make a full recovery. Rosenberg says the actor's two children, 23-year-old Mercedes and 19-year-old Jack, are caring for him.

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  18. HBO Picks Up 'Loud Music' Shooting Trial Documentary at SundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mediaite.com

    HBO has acquired the new documentary 3 1/2 Minutes , which tells the story of the Jordan Davis and what became know as the "loud music" trial for what allegedly spurred Michael Dunn to shoot and kill the black teenager in Jacksonville, Florida in November 2012. The film, directed by Marc Silver , had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this past week, after which HBO bought the U.S. television rights and will show it later this year after its theatrical release.

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  19. 'Dear White People' takes a funny, frank, provocative look at raceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... Stahelski and David Leitch make use of Reeves' steely monotone to anchor one of the most enjoyably rough-and-tumble B-movies in years. This is a film that keeps building out the character and his backstory, one fight scene at a time. The DVD and ...

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  20. Man ordered to trial in alleged necrophilia slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    A defense attorney says he's considering a mental health defense for a Pennsylvania man charged with homicide and abuse of a corpse in the death of his stepdaughter. Fifty-three-year-old Gregory Graf waived a preliminary hearing Friday in the death of 33-year-old Jessica Padgett.

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