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Scary? Shh! ‘It’…

When figuring out how to word-hump all the “amazing details” from a five-bazillion-page Stephen King novel into a movie’s screenplay, maybe filmmakers can start...

Hail to the chin, baby

He may not command the salary of Tom Cruise or Leonardo DiCaprio, but for a large percentage of moviegoers, he is just as essential...

Best in show

If it’s not a labor of love, then it’s a labor of something,” Errol Morris said, drawing a laugh from the Friday morning audience....

An open letter to CU students: Celebrate Stan

Dear University of Colorado students: If I could offer you one word of advice — no, it’s not sunscreen — it would be this: Resources....

The con man’s lament

Some men just think they’re better than others. Connie does. Scratch that, Connie knows he’s better. Better than the two-bit drug-dealer he’s in cahoots...

Ocean’s eleventy

Made from basic ingredients and far from nutritionally substantive, Logan Lucky is a heaping helping of gooey mac and cheese cooked by Michelin-rated chefs....

The eternal appeal of The Great Stone Face

Still wonderful, isn’t it? And no dialogue. We didn’t need dialogue. We had faces. There just aren’t any faces like that anymore.”  — Norma...

Gun crazy in love

It starts with a woman, naked and alone. She primps herself in the mirror, bangs on the brass bars of her bedpost in frustration...

Flaccid phallic fantasy

As is the case with every rabid fanbase to which I do not belong, the cult of Stephen King is scary. And not, like,...

Went the war well?

Dunkirk — the latest feature from writer/director Christopher Nolan — isn’t like any other war movie. That’s because Dunkirk isn’t the story of a...

Iron curtain hurtin’

With apologies to SNL’s Cecily Strong, during its first 40 minutes, Atomic Blonde is “the person you wish you hadn’t started a conversation with...

A story of fire and ice; silver and gold

Depending on whom you talk to, anywhere between 75 and 90 percent of all silent film is lost forever. The vast majority of everything...
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