<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Screen]]> <![CDATA[Nolan delivers again]]> Inception is one of the most complicated stories I’ve ever seen on the big screen, but if you can figure out what’s going on, it’s an amazing movie filled with mind-boggling visuals and an intriguing exploration of the subconscious. It might also be the best movie of the summer, if not 2010.]]> <![CDATA[The poetry of cinema]]> CU and Naropa faculty are putting on a symposium called "Moving Images," billed as "the first symposium of its kind, bringing scholars, filmmakers and poets together to explore the intersection of film and poetry.]]> <![CDATA[An independent fit for Boulder]]> The recession put an end to that and with no money coming in from licensing, Cox — who just celebrated his 60th birthday on Dec. 15 — heard the words every artist has heard at least once: “My wife [Tod Davies, herself a writer and producer] said,.]]> <![CDATA[Slipping Mickey]]> Gather ‘round kids and hear a story from the days of yore, a time when artists drew cartoons with their actual human hands and not every children’s movie had covert sex jokes for ma and pa to chuckle at. It was a time before everything was glossy and smooth, before Pharrell and his hat dropped feel-good funky dance beats over computer animation in an attempt to market a soundtrack to a wider demo.]]> <![CDATA[Breathe in the Smaug]]> The story is just so much richer, as it doesn’t stop at “Baddie McEvil tries to destroy the world.” We join Bilbo and his dwarf buddies as they are nearing the secret entrance to the home they were forced to abandon on the grounds of “Oh, dear God, that’s a fire breathing dragon,” which is an understandable reason to break a lease.]]> <![CDATA['Zombie' hilarity]]> It takes a certain sense of humor to enjoy a horror comedy film like Zombieland, but if you can laugh at graphic violence and can see the humor in parody, then this is a great movie for you to catch.]]> <![CDATA[‘Glee’ clubbed]]> At the point where the fist pump from The Breakfast Club becomes a plot point, shortly after a near-mute Asian girl who ate her own twin in the womb makes snow angels in another girl’s vomit, Pitch Perfect moves from “potential cult classic” to “recommended for any human who likes funny.”]]> <![CDATA[REDFORD]]> The 1,450-mile Colorado River passes through seven U.S. states and two Mexican states. It is vital for generating energy, agricultural production and the lives of over 30 million people. But growing demands on the river are putting the southwestern region of North America Redford Center and Content Films at risk.]]> <![CDATA[BIFF: Just give him a camera]]> With a small camera hanging from a lanyard around his neck, Tom Berninger tagged along on tour with his brother´s band, The National, planning to make a rock documentary. The result is Mistaken for Strangers, named after the group’s 2007 single. Michael Moore calls it “one of the best music documentaries I have ever seen.”]]> <![CDATA[Crazy Cruise]]> With Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol, director Brad Bird makes his live-action feature debut, having made a name for himself and a few hundred million for Disney/Pixar with The Incredibles and one of the freshest comedies of the last few years, Ratatouille. It’s obvious but probably needs restating: Live action is a different beast from animation. ]]> <![CDATA[A boy’s best friend is his cow]]> Go West, screening Wednesday, July 23 as part of The Chautauqua Silent Film Series, is a magnificent display of Keaton and his acrobatic qualities.]]> <![CDATA[Coming of age]]> Richard Linklater’s latest work, Boyhood, employs one of the most audacious approaches to storytelling: Linklater and company filmed the actors for a few days every year for 12 years.]]> <![CDATA[Lucy goosey]]> But here’s the thing: it’s the most awesome drug ever. If you take enough of it, you become God. Or, as the pseudoscience in the movie incorrectly explains, “you use 100 percent of your brain’s cerebral capacity.” For some reason, this allows you to move stuff with your mind and sometimes dissolve into a weird human cloud thing.]]> <![CDATA[Fuzzy focus]]> But Caesar and Malcolm ( Jason Clarke), a cautious father and second-incommand at the human camp, both want peace. They negotiate a delicate alliance that is threatened by the human leader, Dreyfus (Gary Oldman), and the warmongering Koba.]]> <![CDATA[Grade A-Holes]]> The proliferation of comic book movies has reached its cultural apex, so thoroughly dominating the box office and public consciousness that a backlash was practically invited. While the public plays Oliver Twist, wallets open and begging for more, those who critically engage cinema have begun the “tsk, tsk”-ing and the “poo-poo”-ing.]]> <![CDATA[Art reflecting Ebert]]> Parliamentary correspondent Simon Horrart.” And, “There I asked Ted Turner how he got so much else right, and colorization wrong.” And a personal favorite, “From the basement of Macky Auditorium, I participated in Colorado’s first live webcast, although I’m fairly certain no one was watching.]]> <![CDATA[Take it back]]> Go down swinging for the fences, punchdrunk and confident you’re making something truly awesome that people will love, even if it winds up a steaming pile of poodoo we mock. I respect the noble fool, the proud creator of disaster who clearly put everything into a creative vision beloved by only himself.]]> <![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[Mary Poppins meets Charles Bukowski]]> needs a friend. His mom has just died in a traffic accident. His dad, Paul, has withdrawn into a haze of tranquilizers and group-therapy blather. His grandma is kind but housebound. The school bully likes pushing him facedown onto urinal cakes.]]> <![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.]]>