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The world’s bigger than you think

There comes a moment, nearly three-quarters through the abysmally dull and bizarre Deadhead Miles — starring Alan Arkin as a long-haul truck driver —...

The reality of experience

“Say it, no ideas but in things” —William Carlos Williams, Paterson As the legend goes, when poet William Carlos Williams sat down to pen what would...

Shimmer shimmer ya

The Bible describes angels as so mind-meltingly unfathomable to humans, the first thing they always say is “You gotta chill out, I’m cool. I...

Confronting a selfish world with ‘Loveless’

You can’t live your life in lovelessness,” the ex-wife tells her new boyfriend. We agree, that’s certainly true. But we also know there is...

Top picks for BIFF

Boulder audiences love a good documentary. And from Feb. 22–25, the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) returns to help Boulderites scratch the educational itch...

Fostering understanding

The objective of the Boulder Jewish Film Festival is clear to its founding director, Kathryn Bernheimer: “To educate, to foster an appreciation, to create...

Getting women in the room

Maybe it comes as no surprise, but sexism is alive and well in the film industry. Women filmmakers are often forced into alternative methods...

My name is Marina Vidal

Marina Vidal (Daniela Vega, Chile’s first openly transgender actress and model) is a waitress with designs of being a singer. And with a voice...

In space, particles accelerate you

At this rate, the next installment in the Cloverfield pseudo-franchise is going to suddenly appear as just a memory of you having seen the...

Libraries: More than a building full of books

Located on Fifth Avenue, nestled between 40th and 42nd streets, the New York Public Library is as inspiring as it is imposing. Opened in...

Overtime

Word addict — and alleged woman knower — Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut is so “on brand” for him that it is almost a parody....

War, hot and cold, in ‘Underground’

Not every movie survives the baptism of time. Even award winners and those end-of-the-year Top Ten movies become buried under years of obsolescence. Which...
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