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Brace for Thorgasm

Whether or not we’ve reached the zenith of comic book movies, we have officially achieved “peak Goldblum.” Dressed as the coolest dad at the...

Don’t they know it’s the end of the world?

Outside Sweden’s X-Royal museum of modern and contemporary art, a worker replaces the bricks in the cobblestone courtyard just so and lies down a...

Out of the frying pan

All stories have to begin somewhere. Brimstone & Glory, the new documentary about Mexico’s weeklong National Pyrotechnics Festival, takes place in modern-day Tultepec, but...

Stupid friends

Here are five things I didn’t know before watching Justice League: 1) “The uncanny valley” is actually an area located on the upper lip of...

The place where imagination becomes real

Just as every journey begins with a single step, a lifetime of passion blossoms from a simple aha moment. “My junior year in college I...

Slow-mo Poirot

Whether you find the latest adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic, Murder on the Orient Express, “deliberate” or “boring” hinges entirely on the delight...

A history of violence

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion ... I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do...

The cinema remains

Back for a second weekend, the 40th annual Denver Film Festival offers plenty for moviegoers looking for something old and something new. From the...

Suburbs are hell

Things I was unprepared for in George Clooney’s Suburbicon, based on the trailers: (1) Fatt Damon spanking Julianne Moore (doing a weird Marilyn Monroe...

The cinema awaits

The Denver Film Festival (DFF) turns 40 this year, and for the next two weekends, the Sie Film Center, the UA Pavilions and the...

The unspoken space between

When writer/director Jason Hall’s brother returned home from the 1990s conflict in the Middle East, he did so with his “arms and legs and...

Lilting at windmills

Look, by now you either mildly enjoy watching Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon eat food you can’t afford in places you’ll never visit while...
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