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Cinema without borders

CU-Boulder’s International Film Series isn’t just Boulder’s first art-house series; it also features one of the best programs out there. From international sensations to...

Mary, Mary, what you going to name that pretty little baby?

The infamous Beale Street belongs to the city of Memphis, Tennessee, but every city has a Beale Street. So claimed writer James Baldwin, born...

An embarrassment of riches

Every year is a great year for the movies, but when was the best? Was it 1939, the year Hollywood gave us The Wizard...

A sea of spider-people

Watching Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the single closest feeling I’ve had to the first time I cracked open a comic book, beginning a...

An ache to make something impactful

According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, more than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017. The primary offender: opioids — heroin,...

Rollin’ with the Veep

As the old saying goes: Hindsight is 20-20. But therein lies the trap, the notion that since we can see the past clearly, we...

Anarchy in the U.K.

The year is 1708 and Britain is at war with France. Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) is ill and prefers to spend her days hidden...

In praise of the shared experience

The theatrical release of Roma is the cinematographic event of the year. Initially acquired by Netflix for their streaming service, Roma’s visual and aural...

Bergman at 100

“ilm is the great adventure — the costly, exacting mistress.” —Ingmar Bergman Ingmar Bergman’s legacy in the annals of cinematic history is secure. With over...

He’s not a bad guy; he’s just a little clingy

Life’s pretty good for Wreck-It Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman). It’s been six years since the two unmasked the...

No one goes it alone

In his landmark study, “From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film,” Siegfried Kracauer put forth the theory that cinema is...

The world comes to DFF: The sequel

Continuing until Nov. 11, the 41st Denver Film Festival holds plenty of treats in store for intrepid moviegoers, particularly those with an eye beyond...
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