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10 months 3 weeks ago

Holmes to appear in court today

Accused mass shooter James Holmes will be back in court today for a routine motions hearing. Holmes is charged with 166 counts of murder and attempted murder for the shooting at an Aurora movie theater last summer. Yesterday a judge released search warrants in the case which show that...

1 year 5 months ago

Sources: Suspect James Holmes attempts suicide

CENTENNIAL - Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes was hospitalized after trying to harm himself inside his cell Tuesday according to our partners at 9News. 9News reports that sources told them Holmes made three attempts at harming himself but described them as "unaggressive." On the first attempt he...

1 year 8 months ago

Sheriff concerned for Holmes' safety

DENVER (AP) - Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes was seated in the jury box during his first court hearing out of concerns for his safety. Court documents released Monday show that deputies seated Holmes away from the defense table during his July 23 hearing at the request of the...

2 years 4 months ago

A home to call their own

Student and performer C.C. Wells remembers when her mom, Linda Weise, founder of the Colorado Springs Conservatory, used their basement as one of the locations for the conservatory. Now, after seventeen years, it finally has a home to call its own. Wells says, "It's very creative and very welcoming...

2 years 4 months ago

"Amahl and the Night Visitors" preview

News 5 will be going live from the Colorado Springs Conservatory in downtown Colorado Springs at their new location (415 S. Sahwatch). We are getting a sneak peek of of the 10th annual production of a one-act holiday opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," which will be held at Colorado...

2 years 5 months ago

Community First: Broadway Favorites

Community First Non-profit Steel City Theater is inviting you to the Broadway Favorites show and dinner. The fund-raiser helps keep ticket prices low for the theater performances, as well as keeping their kid's programs affordable for the community. The dinner will be Saturday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m....

3 years 11 months ago

Film fest brings together fans, filmmakers

For the third year the Indie Spirit Film Festival is letting movies goers in Southern Colorado see films they wouldn't see everyday. "Word's getting out about Colorado Springs and the festival so it's pretty exciting" says festival director Chris Loud, "This really gives an opportunity for those filmmakers who have...

4 years 2 days ago

Movies for grown-ups lurk amid summer hits

There are blowups and car chases, belly laughs and romance. Then there's the grown-up stuff that sneaks into movie theaters among all the big studio action thrillers and comedies. Hollywood calls them counterprogramming, word-of-mouth or specialty films - nice ways of saying no one wants to put up the...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Turning a 'Wimpy Kid' into a movie star

Hollywood has had success turning popular comics into hit movies, but those works are usually based on muscular superheroes. Little Greg Heffley, the middle-school star of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," is no Superman. But he's a popular enough wimp to be a fixture on The New York Times best-seller...

4 years 1 month ago

`Shutter Island' stays afloat at No. 1 with $22.2M

"Shutter Island" remains the top destination for movie-goers. The psychological thriller from director Martin Scorsese and star Leonardo DiCaprio held the No. 1 spot for a second straight weekend with $22.2 million. "Shutter Island" raised its 10-day total to $75.1 million. Debuting in second-place was Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan's...

4 years 3 months ago

Some see racist theme in "Avatar"

It may seem strange for a film that pits greedy humans against noble natives of a faraway moon, but the sci-fi hit "Avatar" is being criticized by a small but vocal group of people who claim it contains racist themes. They contend the latest blockbuster by writer and director James...

4 years 3 months ago

'Avatar' reaches $1 billion worldwide

James Cameron's science-fiction epic "Avatar" had another stellar weekend with $68.3 million domestically, shooting past $1 billion worldwide, only the fifth movie ever to hit that mark. No. 1 for the third-straight weekend, 20th Century Fox's "Avatar" raised its domestic total to $352.1 million after just 17 days. The...

4 years 3 months ago

Hold onto your seat!

Hang on to your drink and popcorn, because there's a movie seat that wants to take you for a ride. It's not often theater seats get an unveiling like this, but at Ultra Star at Hazard Center, the seats are part of the show. Guy Marcoux of D-Box...

4 years 4 months ago

'Brothers' loses something in translation

In Jim Sheridan's "Brothers," it feels like the film's three young stars are playing house. Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal have all previously played memorable teenage characters and each has maintained a youthfulness into their late 20s and 30s. Here, they star in a suburban, domestic...

4 years 4 months ago

New comedy at UCCS Theatreworks

If you're not ready for Christmas events, but still craving something cultural, there's a new play at the Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater--The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful. Time Magazine calls the play, "A true vaudeville tour de farce . . . a lush and loving parody...

4 years 4 months ago

'New Moon' narrowly misses 'Blind Side' hit

Vampires and werewolves continued to howl at the box office with a $42.5 million weekend for "The Twilight Saga: New Moon." Summit Entertainment's "Twilight" sequel remained No. 1 over what proved a record Thanksgiving weekend for Hollywood. But "New Moon" was nearly blind-sided for the top spot by a...

4 years 5 months ago

'This Is It' tops charts with $101M worldwide

"Michael Jackson's This Is It" is the No. 1 Halloween thriller for movie audiences. "This Is It" led the weekend box office with a domestic debut of $21.3 million and raised its five-day total worldwide to $101 million. The low-budget horror sensation "Paranormal Activity" slipped from first-place to second...

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