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A true auteur

When the French writers for Cahiers du cinema coined the term “auteur” in the late ’50s, they envisioned an author of motion pictures —...

Democracy in the dark

One of the great pleasures of living in Boulder is once again upon us with the 69th iteration of the Conference on World Affairs...

‘Real people love us!’

When Talking Heads frontman, and all around art rock god, David Byrne was contacted by a color guard team looking to license one of...

Lost in a sea of memory

Few films can announce themselves as succinctly with an opening image as Frantz does. In the foreground: green leaves and pink flowers waving in...

Might be more fun

In the first 10 minutes of Power Rangers, an alien Bryan Cranston kills all the dinosaurs and a high-school kid performs bestiality. Things get...

The Little Mermaid grows some teeth

Thanks to Disney’s ability to cash-in on nostalgia, a tale as old as time with songs as old as rhyme is back in theaters...

X-treme downsizing!

Honestly, who hasn’t cubicle daydreamed about which office supplies would make the best weapons, just in case Jason from accounting ever decides to take...

Owned by none, loved by all

Cats have been woefully maligned by cinema. Sometimes they are villains — like the conniving Si and Am from Lady and the Tramp —...

Light on bananas

In spurts, Kong: Skull Island is the whacked-out, gleeful nonsense director Jordan Vogt-Roberts clearly longed to make. Straight-jacketed by a studio determined to craft...

Images from the underground

Many filmmakers have strode the hallowed halls of the University of Colorado Boulder: Derek Cianfrance, Dalton Trumbo and Alex Cox are just a few,...

Hurry up, sunset


Sacrilege though it may be to fellow comic aficionados, facts are still facts: As a character, Wolverine kind of sucks. Moody and hairy, the...

Better living through cinema

From March 9 to 19, the Boulder Jewish Film Festival will screen over 20 different films of various lengths with subjects of inclusion, diversity...
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