Jackie Robinson challenged prejudices when Branch Rickey signed him to the Brooklyn Dodgers. Rated PG-13. At Twin Peaks, Colony Square and Century.
Starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd. Need more? Fey plays an admissions officer at Princeton. Rudd talks her into taking on that role at his school. They get happy and funny together. Rated PG. At Century, Twin and Colony Square.
Bidder 70 follows Tim, a University of Utah student, who on Dec. 19, 2008, in a dazzling act of civil disobedience, derailed the outgoing Bush administration’s illegal Bureau of Land Management oil and gas auction. At SIE FilmCenter and Boedecker. — Denver Film Society
Once upon a time there was a little girl who had never known her mother. She learned the art of her father, a famous bullfighter, but was hated by her evil stepmother. One day she ran away with a troupe of dwarves and became a legend. But you’ve never heard the tale quite like this! At Chez Artiste. –– Landmark Theatres
CODE OF THE WEST
Once a pioneer in legalizing medical marijuana, the state of Montana is poised to become the first in the nation to repeal its medical marijuana law. Part of DocNight series at SIE FilmCenter, and at Boedecker. — Denver Film Society
THE COMPANY YOU KEEP
The world of Jim Grant (director Robert Redford), a public interest lawyer and single father raising his daughter in Albany, N.Y., is turned upside down when a brash young reporter named Ben Shepard (Shia LaBeouf) exposes his true identity as a former 1970s antiwar radical fugitive wanted for murder. At Esquire. — Landmark Theatres
THE CROODS 3D
A caveman family road-trips to a colorful world in this Flintstones-meets-Avatar animated kids movie. Rated PG. At Colony Square, Twin Peaks and Century.
Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances “Baby” Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer — and unexpectedly falling in love. Part of Hey Girl series at SIE FilmCenter. — Denver Film Society
Jason Bateman and Hope Davis team up in this tale about the destructive power of the Internet and what happens when the digital world goes crazy. Rated R. At Century.
The Book of the Dead possesses and mutilates five friends trapped in a cabin in this bloody remake of the classic cult horror film. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks.
EYES OF LAURA MARS
Laura Mars is a very successful high-end fashion and advertising photographer. Detective John Neville notes striking similarities between her art photos and those of actual crime scenes. Part of The Watching Hour series at SIE FilmCenter — Denver Film Society
FROM UP ON POPPY HILL
Set in Yokohama in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centers on Umi and Shun and the budding romance that develops as they join forces to save their high school’s ramshackle clubhouse from demolition. At Century and Esquire. — Landmark Theatres
GI JOE: RETALIATION 3D
With COBRA on the brink of world domination, it’s up to the GIs to do some stunts, blow stuff up and save the day. PG-13. At Twin Peaks, Century and Colony Square.
THE GOD OF COOKERY
An arrogant prick hosts a television show that mostly involves him judging culinary competitions and harshly criticizing other chefs’ dishes for not living up to his perfect standards. He is also a complete fraud who actually knows very little about cooking. At Muenzinger Auditorium. — International Film Series
HANSEL & GRETEL GET BAKED
An intense new marijuana strain named “Black Forest” is taking Los Angeles by storm, and Gretel’s stoner boyfriend can’t get enough. But when the old woman growing the popular drug (Lara Flynn Boyle) turns out to be an evil witch, Gretel and her brother Hansel must save him from a gruesome death. Part of The Watching Hour at SIE FilmCenter. — Denver Film Society
HAPPY PEOPLE: A YEAR IN THE TAIGA
A Werner Herzog documentary about the people living in the heart of the Siberian Taiga. Deep in the wilderness, far away from civilization, 300 people inhabit the small village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei. At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater
There are no vampires or werewolves in the newest teen-romance series from the author of Twilight. This time, there are aliens. At Twin Peaks, Century and Colony Square.
IT’S A DISASTER
Eight friends meet for their monthly “couples brunch.” But what starts as an impromptu therapy session/airing of domestic grievances takes a sudden, catastrophic turn when the city falls victim to a mysterious attack. At Boedecker and SIE FilmCenter. — Denver Film Society
JURASSIC PARK 3D
What could make the velociraptor kitchen scene even more heart-stopping? 3-D, apparently! At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks.
Three-time New York City Mayor (1978- 1989) Ed Koch was combative, funny and blunt. He was also intensely private. Koch gives us a history of the world’s greatest city and an intimate portrait of the former mayor as he confronts his own mortality and legacy. At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater
LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE
In Tokyo, a young prostitute develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days. At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater
LORDS OF SALEM
From the mind of metal musician Rob Zombie. A DJ in Salem gets a wooden box, and after listening to some tunes she figures out that the lords of evil are making a return to this town with a troubled past. Evil, blood and death abound. Rated R. At Century.
In 2000, five men beat Mark Hogancamp outside a bar so severely that he nearly died. Unable to afford therapy, Mark decided to create his own. In his backyard, he built Marwencol, a one-sixth-scale World War II-era town that he populated with dolls representing his friends, family and even his attackers. At SIE FilmCenter. — Denver Film Society
The Moochmore girls are certain they all suffer from some kind of undiagnosed mental illness — because if they’re not crazy then they’re just unpopular. At SIE FilmCenter. — Denver Film Society
NETHERLAND’S DANCE THEATER’S AN EVENING WITH CRYSTAL PITE
Renowned for her flowing, organic and poetic style, Crystal Pite has succeeded in bringing her surprising and innovative dance approach to a wide audience.At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater
In director Pablo Larraín’s political drama NO, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet is forced by international pressure to call a plebiscite on his presidency in 1988. At SIE FilmCenter. — Landmark Theatres
Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman star in this visually amazing film. As for plot, Tom Cruise battles to save the entire planet Earth, of course, in some far-off future time. Rated PG. At Twin Peaks, Century and Colony Square.
OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN
The White House is captured by terrorists and the president is kidnapped. So the Secret Service has no choice but to use a former agent who left the service in disgrace to get them inside. Rated R. At Century, Twin Peaks and Colony Square.
ON THE ROAD
Based on Kerouac’s beloved American novel, On the Road is the story of Sal Paradise, an aspiring New York writer, and Dean Moriarty, a devastatingly charming ex-con, married to the very liberated and seductive Marylou. At SIE FilmCenter. — Landmark Theatres
OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL 3D
We know all about Dorothy and have heard the Wicked Witch’s take. Now it’s the Wizard of Oz’s turn. Rated PG. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks.
THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES
Director Derek Cianfrance’s new film starring Bradley Cooper and Ryan Gosling pits a cop against a man who committed a crime to support his child. Both of their lives will be changed forever. Rated R. At Mayan and Century.
Beecham House is abuzz when an unexpected singer returns home. Rated PG-13. At Chez Artiste. — Landmark Theatres
Luciano is a charismatic Neapolitan fishmonger who supplements his meager income by pulling off little scams with the help of his wife Maria. Luciano never misses an opportunity to perform for his customers and his countless relatives. They urge him to apply to the popular TV reality show “Big Brother.” At Chez Artiste. — Landmark Theatres
THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD
Two dunderheaded employees at a medical supply warehouse inadvertently release deadly Trioxin 245 gas into the air, making the dead endlessly re-animate and rampage through Louisville, seeking their favorite food: human brain. At Esquire. — Landmark Theatres
Rodney Ascher’s wry and provocative Room 237 fuses fact and fiction through interviews with cultists and scholars, creating a kaleidoscopic deconstruction of Kubrick’s still-controversial classic, The Shining. At SIE FilmCenter. — Denver Film Society
Inspired by a true story, the dramatic comedy The Sapphires follows four vivacious, young and talented Australian Aboriginal girls from a remote mission as they learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertains the U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968. At Century and Chez Artiste. — Landmark Theatres
SCARY MOVIE V
In this latest installment of the Scary Movie franchise, we get to see Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan and Snoop Dogg, er, Lion, in their natural habitat. Now that’s scary. Rated PG-13. At Twin Peaks, Colony Square and Century.
After her husband returns home from jail, a woman takes pills for anxiety that may cause her to murder. Rated R. At Twin Peaks and Colony Square.
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
Everything is sanitized and clichéd enough to make this a feel-good romance. Rated R. At Century.
Brit, Candy, Cotty and Faith are best friends. They wear bikinis and go on spring break. An Oscar is surely just around the corner. Century and Colony Square.
For years people saw tattoos as a sign of rebellion — a middle finger salute to the rest of the world. But now in the United States one out of every three adults under 40 has a tattoo! So what happened? At Mayan. –– Landmark Theatres
Parisian single mother Marina (Olga Kurylenko) and Midwestern tourist Neil (Ben Affleck) fall madly in love in France and relocate to Oklahoma with Marina’s young daughter to start a life together. At Landmark Theatres
Simon, a fine art auctioneer, teams up with a criminal gang to steal a Goya painting worth millions of dollars, but after suffering a blow to the head during the heist he awakens to discover he has no memory of where he hid the painting. At Century and Mayan. — Landmark Theatres
A young woman is abducted and seemingly brainwashed via an organic material harvested from a specific orchid. She later meets a man, and after the two fall for each other, they come to realize he may also have been subjected to the same process. At SIE FilmCenter and Muenzinger Auditorium. — Denver Film Society
THE WE AND THE I
It is the last day of the school year, and a group of Bronx high-schoolers board a city bus to make their way home. At Chez Artiste. — Landmark Theatres