Starz Denver Film Festival: Late director Hickenlooper would have had much to celebrate
Tonight would have been quite the celebration for director George Hickenlooper. Cousin John Hickenlooper is now Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper, and his latest film, “Casino Jack,” starring Kevin Spacey as lobbyist Jack Abramoff, proves the talented documentary- maker had grown impressively since his last narrative feature, 2006’s “Factory Girl.”
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“For Colored Girls” represents the biggest challenge of Tyler Perry’s filmmaking career. Gone are Madea and the Atlanta-based mogul’s other stock characters.
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Short Filmmakers Shine On Festival Opening Night
Show Me Shorts Film Festival kicked off in Auckland last night with a glamorous opening and awards night. Finalists were competing in eight award categories, as judged by experienced film industry writer Kathryn Burnett, director James Cunningham and actor Tammy Davis.
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