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Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to talk about this summer's fare at the movie theater and how the Disney juggernaut is dominating in both the theater and online.

On The Friday, May 10, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

May 9, 2019

  • Our league of extraordinary reporters break down the week's headlines.
  • Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice talks about summer movies.


The Sun Valley Film Festival begins on Wednesday with industry luminaries like David Crosby, Meg Ryan, Fisher Stevens and Idaho native Aaron Paul in attendance. Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice will also attend the festival and he joins Idaho Matters for a preview.


Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to talk about Green Book, Black Panther, Roma and all of the winners at the 91st Academy Awards.

Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice stops by to preview the 91st Academy Awards, airing this Sunday.

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The 2019 Oscar nominees were announced early Tuesday morning and Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to talk about what to expect.

On The Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Jan 21, 2019

  • January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Idaho legislature to make another go at "Adding the Words."
  • Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice on 2019 movie previews.


The 2019 Golden Globe Awards nominees were released today and Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice goes through the list.

  • Idaho television stations set to re-configure broadcast signals.
  • George Prentice's Golden Globe picks.

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Rocky returns, the world's wettest superhero and a glimpse into the Jim Crow-era South are a few things you'll see on the silver screen as the year draws to a close. Boise Weekly film critic (and Boise State Public Radio weekend warrior) George Prentice stops in to talk about the films playing out 2018.

  • November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.
  • High-tech ways of studying anatomy.
  • George Prentice takes us to the movies.

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It's the time of year where we start seeing ads about upcoming movies that might be Oscar contenders. Boise Weekly Film Critic George Prentice got a sneak peek of some of these films at the Toronto International Film Festival and fills us in on what's worth seeing at the theatre. Will "A Star Is Born" sweep the Oscars?

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Boise Weekly film critic (and Boise State Public Radio announcer) George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to preview his annual pilgrimage to the Toronto International Film Festival, discuss the impact of net streaming on the film industry and what we can expect at the box office in the coming year.

On The Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Aug 28, 2018

  • Questions surround wolf depredation data in Idaho.
  • St. Luke's Virtual Care Center connects rural and immobile Idahoans with healthcare providers.
  • Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice previews the 2018 Toronto International  Film Festival.

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The Boise Weekly's George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to discuss this summer's take at the box office, upcoming film festivals and the changes we'll see from upcoming Oscar ceremonies.

On The Friday, August 10, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters:

Aug 9, 2018

  • Our team of Idaho reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • We look at how kids are focusing on playing just one sport.
  • The Boise Weekly's George Prentice reviews the summer's box office winners and losers.

- We review the week's headlines with a team of regional journalists.  This week we speak with the Nicole Foy from the Idaho Press and The Idaho Statesman's Cynthia Sewell.

Star Wars And American Culture

May 4, 2018

May the Fourth be with you! Film critic George Prentice discusses the ways Star Wars has crossed generations and become a cultural phenomenon, infiltrating every part of mainstream pop culture.

On The Friday, May 4, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters:

May 3, 2018

Idaho Reporters' Roundtable . . . Twin Falls Mayor Shawn Barigar . . . Star Wars in American Culture