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KMGH’s Mike Landess signing off after 50 years 

DENVER | Denver television news anchor Mike Landess is signing off after 50 years in broadcast journalism. Landess’ last newscast will be Thursday’s 10 p.m. broadcast on KMGH-TV. Landess began his broadcast career as a high school senior in Tyler, Texas …

Review: 'Life of Crime' misses Leonard's rhythm

Review: ‘Life of Crime’ misses Leonard’s rhythm

Leonard’s dialogue seemed to have walked in off the street.

Review: Ty Segall at height of his powers

Review: Ty Segall at height of his powers

With his dreamy new album, “Manipulator,” the Los Angeles psych rocker has perfected a sound — the bright, shiny 1960s garage rock variety — that once fired the imagination of a generation.

Review: 'As Above' so-so

Review: ‘As Above’ so-so

Hardly credible, even for a film claiming that the gates of hell lie a few hundred feet below Paris (if anywhere, they can be found in an overcrowded Metro car with no air conditioning), this low budget effort from director John Erick Dowdle and writer-producer-brother Drew Dowdle provides a few late scares after plenty of eye-rolling setup, with said scares due more to the heavy sound design than the action itself.

Review: Ex-007 actor spying again in 'Nov. Man'

Review: Ex-007 actor spying again in ‘Nov. Man’

Here, Brosnan plays Peter Devereaux, who in his day was known for his unwillingness to form personal attachments that could compromise his duties.

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

As part of the ritual, this latest fall crop is an occasion for handicapping the good and the misfires.

Not a good night for movie stars at Emmys 

Not a good night for movie stars at Emmys 

“Modern Family” co-creator Steve Levitan almost seemed at a loss for something new to say as the ABC show matched the five-year winning streak of “Frasier” in its heyday. Actor Ty Burrell won a best supporting actor award

Review: 'Let's Be Cops' falls flat on humor

Review: ‘Let’s Be Cops’ falls flat on humor

When the pair don police uniforms, borrowed from Justin’s failed attempt at pitching a cop-themed video game, to attend a masquerade party that they mistakenly assume is a costume party, they find themselves the recipients of adoring female attention and respectful deference from everyone with whom they come into contact.

Review: 'The Giver' alters book for softer tale

Review: ‘The Giver’ alters book for softer tale

The presence of Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep in supporting roles will help draw some attention from grown-ups who don’t know the book, but while the film may see enough success to justify follow-ups (Lowry has written three sequels), this franchise won’t come close to competing with “The Hunger Games.”

Review: 'Journey' _ nice ingredients, bland result

Review: ‘Journey’ _ nice ingredients, bland result

What is it about recent food movies — Jon Favreau’s “Chef,” and now Lasse Hallstrom’s “The Hundred-Foot Journey” — that, despite their virtues, they have to be so darned corny, so dewy-eyed, with everything tied up in a feel-good bow at the end?