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8 Mile

a good drama, portrait of poverty, and mainstream taste of rap —Marty Mapes (review...)

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Matt Anderson attended the Red Carpet event at the opening night of the Denver Film Festival. He explains his single-photo photo essay:

Rian Johnson is proud of his family on the DFF red carpet
Rian Johnson is proud of his family on the DFF red carpet

“I screwed up and, in a moment of absent-mindedness masquerading as self-assurance, I left my favorite lens at home, so most of the red carpet photos are extremely blah

“Attached, however, is one of my all-time favorites, a gem plucked from my Thursday night rubble. It’s a picture of Rian Johnson, director of Brick and The Brothers Bloom, taking a picture of his parents and brother being interviewed on the red carpet.

“Boy, they’re a really cool family. And, yes, they’re Denverites.”