<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Reel To Reel]]> <![CDATA[Imbued with poetry, hindered by commerce]]> Sfar; “On Work,” Joan Gratz; “On Eating & Drinking,” Bill Plympton; “On Love,” Tomm Moore; “On Good & Evil,” Mohammed Saeed Harib; “On Death,” Paul and GaŽtan Brizzi.]]> <![CDATA[Talking twinkies]]> The Lego Movie being somehow good ruined our ability to completely dismiss a film’s concept upon first hearing it. Who knows, maybe Minions would be infused with the same cleverness, the same all-ages wonder and fun? In the first 10 minutes, a pillshaped living Twinkie lifts a block of ice over his head, farts and then gets smushed by it. So… nevermind.]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of September 27]]> Ballplayer: Peloteros. Two young Dominican baseball players confront competition and corruption to achieve their Big-League dreams.]]> <![CDATA[Cinema verboten]]> Between 1933 and 1945, Germany’s Third Reich produced 1,200 feature films, of which 300 were labeled propaganda by the Allies and banned from public screenings and distribution following the war. To this day, restrictions on 40 of these titles are still in place.]]> <![CDATA[Look what the cat dragged in]]> All of this sets up what turns out to be one glorious train wreck from start to finish. The acting is terrible, as is the end credits song, but the genuine fear in the actor’s eyes is as real as anything you will ever see.]]> <![CDATA[A portrait of the writers as young men]]> David Foster Wallace is an ordinary guy. He reads obsessively, eats junk food en masse, is addicted to watching TV, wonders what it is like when Alanis Morissette eats a bologna sandwich and lives his life with a nagging feeling of emptiness.]]> <![CDATA[reel to reel | Week of Feb. 20]]> Night of the Living Dead To describe it as “A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse” would be like summarizing Titanic as “Big boat hits chunk of ice; sinks.” But Living Dead is half as long and more than twice as interesting. At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of November 07, 2013]]> Cutie and the Boxer: Once a rising star in the ’70’s New York art scene, 80-year-old “boxing” painter Ushio Shinohara is prepping for his latest show, hoping to reinvigorate his career.]]> <![CDATA[[Ir]replaceable you]]> The cinema is unkind to actresses of a certain age, replacing them with younger, newer models, forcing them from the spotlight to make way for tomorrow. That is not something Maria (Juliette Binoche), a renowned actress of the stage and screen, is ready to do.]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of August 15, 2013]]> Rifftrax Live: Starship Troopers - Fascist soldiers battle massive insects in an over-dramatic sci-fi film. It’s familiar turf for the film mockers who made Mystery Science Theater 3000. At Century.]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of August 2, 2012]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of May 30, 2013]]> Love Is All You Need: Things are a bit backwards in this film, which follows the struggles of a man and woman who fall in love in a world where homosexuality is the norm.]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of December 13, 2012]]> Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel of love and infidelity comes to life thanks to director Joe Wright. A unique narrative device illuminates the theatrical behavior of the randy Russian nobles who can’t seem to help trying to sleep with each other’s spouses. In the end, it’s a costume drama, with a Masterpiece Theatre.]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of February 21, 2013]]> POSTCARD: Kaneto Shindo’s 49th film is a tragedy set in 1944 about a young soldier. At SIE FilmCenter. — Denver Film Society]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of June 13, 2013]]> Gimme the Loot: Malcolm and Sofia, two determined teens from the Bronx, are the ultimate graffiti-writers. When a rival gang buffs their latest masterpiece, they must hatch a plan to get revenge by tagging an iconic NYC landmark.]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of February 14, 2013]]> IDENTITY THIEF: The director of Horrible Bosses returns with the story of Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman), who heads to Florida to find the woman who is living extravagantly off of his money after stealing his identity. Rated R. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks.]]> <![CDATA[film]]> This is a bittersweet film. Two academics whose love life is about as exciting as their careers, which are about as exciting as paint drying, decide it’s time to relight the fire. They head to Paris where they once honeymooned, in their effort to find what has been lost.]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of October 25]]> A young homicide detective/psychologist, Alex Cross, finds out that a member of his family has been murdered by a serial killer. His pursuit for revenge pushes him to the edge of his moral and psychological limits. Rated PG-13. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks.]]> <![CDATA[film]]> Following on the startling Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, this documentary reflects the artist’s battle against the lawsuit thrust upon him by the Chinese government in an effort to silence him.]]> <![CDATA[Reel to reel | Week of July 18, 2013]]> V/H/S 2: This follow-up to V/H/S ventures even further down the demented path blazed by its predecessor, discovering new and terrifying territory in the genre. At SIE FilmCenter. — Denver Film Society]]>