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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  • Danny Collins (2015)

    Pacino plays Danny Collins... and Danny Collins Review by Robert Denerstein: Pacino seeks musical redemption in a story inspired by a letter from John Lennon

  • Men, Women & Children (2014)

    DeWitt and Sandler comprise Men, Women & Children Review by Robert Denerstein: Densely populated cautionary tale offers good performances, but it's not Reitman's best

  • Draft Day (2014)

    Costner and Garner spend a busy Draft Day Review by Robert Denerstein: Reitman and Costner give the NFL a pass

    Review by Matt Anderson: Wait for the real thing on May 8.

  • Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

    Leto and McConnaughey found the Dallas Buyers Club Review by Robert Denerstein: Who cares about the issues when you have unforgettable characters like these?

  • The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

    Garner and Adams live an Odd Life Review by Robert Denerstein: A fable beyond belief

  • The Kingdom (2007)

    So five guys walk into a Kingdom... Review by Matt Anderson: Swings from gung-ho adventure to revenge flick to gripping thriller with mixed results

  • Catch and Release (2007)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Boulderite details are there, but the big picture is totally out of focus

  • Elektra (2005)

    Meet Jennifer Garner, alias Elektra Review by Matt Anderson: Not a massive misfire, but nowhere near the highlying success of other superhero movies

  • Alias: Season Three (2004)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: In its third season, Alias pulls off a hat trick with another round of pulpy page-turner adventure

  • 13 Going on 30 (2004)

    Jennifer Garner is 13 Going on 30 Review by Matt Anderson: The element of redemption - getting a "do over" - might sound trite, but it's earnest and refreshing

  • Alias: Season Two (2003)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Aside from a couple false moves, Season Two keeps the suspenseful plots twisting and turning

  • Alias: Season One (2003)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Takes television to the rarified land of James Bond, Indiana Jones, and Lara Croft

  • Daredevil (2003)

    Affleck is a fearless and brooding Daredevil Review by Matt Anderson: Creates its own vision, on its own terms, of a comic book hero in the real world

  • Butter

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Butter is best enjoyed with a grain of salt.