| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The art of sculpting huge blocks of fat is the focus of a strange-but-true competitive event at the Iowa State Fair. Wielding trowels with the utmost precision, carvers ply their craft in temperature-controlled booths.
In contrast, "Butter," which uses a...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:47 PM
"Butter" — a frequently funny comedy from director Jim Field Smith ("Episodes") and first-time screenwriter Jason Micallef — is essentially a sports film with a layer of cultural (and, by the end, political) satire. In the tradition of that...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Some of the people are as slippery as the title ingredient in this dark comedy, casting Jennifer Garner as the wife of a longtime Midwestern butter sculpture carving champ (Ty Burrell, "Modern Family").
When he decides to retire, she sets out to inherit...