<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Screen]]> <![CDATA[Brotherly love]]> A mid all the promotional noise for Up in the Air and Avatar and the rest, it’s easy to overlook a drama like Brothers, with its plain-spoken title and stern subject matter.]]> <![CDATA[Tom Cruise’s foreign policy]]> If you conceived a child back when Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah’s couch, it would now be old enough to tell you to move on. Despite welcoming back rapists and murderers when they win a Super Bowl, modern society seems intent on holding a grudge against a guy who, at worst, is a weird idiot.]]> <![CDATA['Red Cliff' a rare war movie invested in strategy]]> Red Cliff is the first Chinese-language film from John Woo in more than a decade, and reportedly the most expensive Chineselanguage movie ever made (though, once you see its Lord of the Rings-like immensity, that “reportedly” becomes “oh, totally”). ]]> <![CDATA[Solid cast helps '2012' overcome flaws]]> Nothing like a dandy evening's apocalypse to take the edge off recession, unemployment, Afghanistan and Glenn Beck. With 2012, Roland "Day After Tomorrow" Emmerich serves up World's End 4.0, with cataclysmic effects showcasing what volcanoes, tidal waves and earthquakes will do once that fabled Mayan calendar runs out on 12-21-12.]]> <![CDATA['Fish Tank' deserves awards its winning]]> <![CDATA[Robert Pattinson plays Jacob]]> That’s more than can be said for Pattinson, who is easy to take without having yet made a single surprising or provocative choice as an actor. Yet he, too, is at least in there working his two or three notes hard, and often effectively. The director, Francis Lawrence (I Am Legend),.]]> <![CDATA[‘Fury’ is missing fast]]> The film’s opening text sets hopes impossibly high for self-awareness, describing the timing near the end of  World War II and the superiority of the German tanks.]]> <![CDATA[Everyone is awful]]> Nick’s only allies are his twin sister, Margo (Carrie Coon), and high-profile defense lawyer Tanner Bolt (Tyler Perry).]]> <![CDATA[Best in show]]> The Boulder International Film Festival is the cherry on top for a town with an already-impressive film scene. Throw in some big stars, up-and-coming filmmakers, foreign favorites and fascinating documentaries and you’ve got the perfect weekend for a cinephile. Here’s a look at a handful of stand-out films visiting this year.]]> <![CDATA[Real guitar heroes in 'It Might Get Loud']]> What do Jack White from The White Stripes, The Edge from U2, and Jimmy Page from Led Zeppelin have in common, besides the obvious? Each represents a prominent part of a musical movement that thrives around one of the most significant instruments created in the past century: the electric guitar.]]> <![CDATA[Dull expectations]]> Since their married friends have morphed into shrill shadows of their former selves, they wonder: Is it possible to bring children into your life without destroying the possibility of romance? Only one way to find out: Tackle the former without even a whiff of romantic expectation.]]> <![CDATA[Strength and decay: One strongman’s quest for the American dream ]]> New Jersey strongman Stan 'Stanless Steel' Pleskun, the 'Strongest Man in the World at Bending Steel,' and his struggle to build a career performing feats of strength are the subject of New York filmmaker Zach Levy's award-winning documentary Strongman,.]]> <![CDATA[Watch This]]> The Dairy Center is adding a little extra onto a documentary called Bettie Page Reveals All, Thursday, Jan. 23, Friday, Jan. 24. and Saturday, Jan. 25. In conjunction with the screenings, the Dairy Center is featuring a small exhibition of pinup photography in its galleries.]]> <![CDATA[BW BIFF Picks 2013: 'Seeking Asian Female']]> Despite opening with interviews of white men looking for Asian women, Seeking Asian Female is about one white man, one Asian woman and one documentarian.]]> <![CDATA[8-bit-o’-honey]]> For a generation weaned on more Mario than Mother Goose, Wreck-It Ralph has been a long time coming.]]> <![CDATA[IFS packs its schedule with female directors and its first 3D screening]]> “Our goal is to provide a range of titles that honor the past as well as the present,” Kjolseth says. “Making sure to sprinkle in enough gems that might have been overlooked, or that otherwise wouldn’t be seen, along with titles that people really want to see.]]> <![CDATA[Bleak and white]]> Celebrated narcissist and Freddy Krueger look-a-like Frank Miller gives the women he writes a plethora of career choices. They can be prostitutes, strippers, bondage-wearing murderers or corpses. Some get to be all of those! Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.]]> <![CDATA[Kevin Costner hates you]]> The “character” in question here is Ethan Renner (Costner), a stunningly lethargic and nondescript CIA badass who finds out he has brain cancer. With only weeks to live, Ethan tries to reconnect with his estranged wife (Connie Nielsen) and daughter (Hailee Steinfeld).]]> <![CDATA[I’ll miss you, 2014]]> From a purely fiscal standpoint, 2014 sucked. Box office totals are likely to finish at the lowest amount since 2008, which I’m sure makes everyone feel real bad for the billionaires in Hollywood.]]> <![CDATA[A feast for the eyes]]> Now in his 17th season as IFS Director, Pablo Kjølseth is extremely excited with the picks and guests he has lined up for the fall slate. Kjølseth has been watching movies at IFS since 1980, and programming them since 1997. He is a man on a mission to make sure that quality cinema does not go gently into that good night.]]>