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Peaks Behind the Screensnew

Eighth Reel Rock marks new heights for Boulder filmmakers who pioneered rock climbing films.
Boulder Weekly  |  Elizabeth Miller  |  09-17-2013  |  Movies

Wonder Woman Versus Chauvinismnew

A new documentary explores the bizarre origins of the character and her subsequent role in various feminist movements in the 20th century and beyond.
Boulder Weekly  |  David Accomazzo  |  02-04-2013  |  Movies

Foxy Lady: Pam Grier, the ‘Baddest One-Chick Hit Squad in Town'new

When Pam Grier moved to Los Angeles in the early '70s, her goal was to work and save enough money to get into film school. During a lunch break at one of her three jobs, she was planning to meet with a potential mentor for some career guidance. But apparently that’s not what he had planned.
Boulder Weekly  |  Quibian Salazar-Moreno  |  02-17-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

Zombie Jamboreenew

Thriving in pop culture, the undead take center stage this Halloween.
Boulder Weekly  |  Steve Weishampel  |  10-27-2011  |  Movies

'Fish Tank' Deserves Awards it's Winningnew

In the very first few minutes Mia is on the screen in Fish Tank, a frank and powerful glimpse of a dead-end British teenage life, she's screaming on the phone to a friend, head-butts another girl because she doesn't like the way she's dancing, and gets into a tussle with her mom.
Boulder Weekly  |  Cary Darling  |  03-01-2010  |  Reviews

Why Filmmakers Love Stranded Polar Bearsnew

Filmmaker Todd Anders Johnson films Alaskan glaciers for a salient image of the dangers of climate change. But will it move the pundit class?
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  04-19-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Conspiracy Hits the Big Screennew

Were the 9/11 hijackers just patsies in an elaborate plan hatched by the New American Century to shore up support for a beleaguered president on the heels of a highly contested election? Nope. But Jarek Kupsc thinks so, and he's made a movie about it.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  09-11-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'An Elementary Education' Takes On School Choicenew

The new documentary asks, "Is the need for school choice greater than the need for community?"
Boulder Weekly  |  Dana Logan  |  04-22-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Don't Judge Film By Its Plot Linenew

It sounds corny, but How She Move proves you can’t judge a film by its plot line, even if it sounds suspiciously similar to a few other movies about stomping the yard and dreaming your dream and dancing like you mean it.
Boulder Weekly  |  Michael Phillips  |  02-04-2008  |  Reviews

Greene Shows How to Move Beyond the American Dreamnew

The second installment in a trilogy, Escape from Suburbia examines some of the positive ways that ordinary citizens are attempting to address the coming energy crisis.
Boulder Weekly  |  Gene Ira Katz  |  07-09-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Big Brother Is Listening, Too

Not only did Germany’s The Lives of Others win the Oscar last week for best foreign film, it also bagged the unofficial prize for biggest upset.
Boulder Weekly  |  Thomas Delapa  |  03-05-2007  |  Reviews


Working from two books by Robert Graysmith, Fincher and screenwriter James Vanderbilt straightforwardly recreate the case, effacing melodramatic traces of the typical Hollywood production -- the results are intriguing, but not totally arresting.
Boulder Weekly  |  Thomas Delapa  |  03-05-2007  |  Reviews

It's Not Rocket Science

The Astronaut Farmer is a sputtering retro rocket that takes off on October Sky and crash-lands into a Field of Dreams.
Boulder Weekly  |  Thomas Delapa  |  02-26-2007  |  Reviews

A Bridge Too Farnew

An ill wind is blowing through the children's film, and its coming straight out of Walden Media, the Hollywood production company backed by Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz.
Boulder Weekly  |  Thomas Delapa  |  02-19-2007  |  Reviews

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