Thoughtful reviews, the Boulder film scene

" The only thing standing between you and a watery grave is your wits, and that’s not my idea of adequate protection "
— Humphrey Bogart, Beat the Devil

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Midnight in Paris

Allen and Wilson dip their toes into the golden age —Marty Mapes (review...)

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  • Trumbo (2015)

    Cranston lives the life of Trumbo Review by Robert Denerstein: Cranston commands the screen, but this biopic is regrettably wooden

  • The Monuments Men (2014)

    Clooney leads The Monuments Men Review by Matt Anderson: The Monuments Men story is oversimplified and the real members are underserved

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Fascinating story deserved better than this movie

  • Flight (2012)

    Washington takes Flight Review by Robert Denerstein: Washington keeps a firm hand on the controls

  • Argo (2012)

    Affleck directs Argo, twice Review by Matt Anderson: Falls short of being a great movie

    Review by Robert Denerstein: One of the year's best

    Review by Marty Mapes: It's okay to take a few liberties if you're telling a good story

  • Trouble With the Curve (2012)

    Eastwood has Trouble with the Curve Review by Robert Denerstein: Low on surprises, but still offers some satisfaction

  • The Artist (2011)

    Dujardin is a silent Artist Review by Matt Anderson: Superb and featuring an incandescent – albeit silent – cast, The Artist works its magic

    Review by Robert Denerstein: It may be silent, but The Artist earns some very loud applause

  • The Emperor's New Groove (2005)

    New Groove Edition fit for an Emperor DVD review by Ryan Hurtig

  • The Jungle Book 2 (2003)

    Disney reads from its Jungle Book Too Review by Marty Mapes: Rent the 1967 original and leave this sequel to the wolves

  • Monsters, Inc. (2001)

    1.5 of the stars of Monsters, Inc. Review by Marty Mapes: Not that the monster puns aren't funny...

  • One Night at McCool's (2001)

    John Goodman spends One Night at McCool's Review by Scott Poston: Pulp Fiction meets The Village People

  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

    O Brother, Where Art Thou? Review by Marty Mapes: The Coen Brothers' homage to The Odyssey, Sullivan's Travels, and bluegrass

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    Review by Matt Anderson: The summer movie season arrives early at 10 Cloverfield Lane.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Low-key tension followed by a strong punch