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Denver Film Festival

Preview 2: Conscious Coupling at the Denver Film Festival

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.02.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Opening the 39th Denver Film Festival with the red carpet presentation of La La Land on Wednesday (8 p.m., Nov. 2) will allow film geeks the chance to...

Denver Film Festival Preview: Welcome to the La La Land of Opportunity

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.02.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Tracy and Hepburn. Bogie and Bergman. Fred and Ginger. Liz and Dick. Butch and Sundance. Thelma and Louise. Sebastian and Mia? Finding the rare per...

Actor John Turturro Plans to Resurrect Jesus (Quintana, That Is)

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.14.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The profane, bowling ball-licking, hairnet-wearing maniac fleshed out by Turturro for the 1998 film was based on a real person, according to the actor who received the John Cassavetes Award at the Denver Film Festival on Nov 12.

Denver Film Festival. Take One

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 11.09.2016 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

We are six days in to the Denver Film Festival 38 with six more to go. These are the days between stimulated and blurry-eyed, where pacing one's self is key.

Denver Film Festival's Wonder Women: Cast Your Vote for This Cast of Characters

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.02.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Thanks to performers like Streep, Wilson and fellow actors who were called "actresses" to differentiate them from men, women in filmmaking are getting the attention in 2015 that's long overdue. If only earning equal pay was part of the package.

WATCH: Trailer Highlights Of The 34th Starz Film Fest

Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver

The 34th annual Starz Denver Film Festival will have a snowy opening night but it's all the more reason to stay toasty in a theater. As usual, the...

Denver Film Fest Preview, Part 2: Daring Docs, Fresh Faces and Local Heroes

Michael Bialas | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

While the red carpet presentations at the 34th Starz Denver Film Festival feature Oscar-worthy films with box-office potential, there are enough under-the-radar temptations to please the most critical cinephile.

Denver Film Festival Preview, Part 1: Turn on the Leading Manpower

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.31.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

George Clooney may be able to do a lot of things, but he isn't a song-and-dance man. That's unless you count his hokey hoedown and country croon as a member of the Soggy Bottom Boys in O Brother, Where Art Thou?

How to Do Starz Denver Film Fest This Year

Erin Barnes | Posted 12.28.2011 | Denver
Erin Barnes

Ah, the festival. For such a festive, joyful word, it can be a chaotic undertaking to decide which films to see, but Donnybrook is providing you with expert help.

WATCH: 'Voices' Film Festival Focuses On The Power Of Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day--and in the midst of Women's History Month--the Denver Film Society is screening 13 films by, ab...

Denver Film Festival's Bloody Good Show: 127 Hours, Black Swan

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

If watching characters expressing extreme behavior under extreme conditions while taking extreme measures to survive is your idea of an exciting night out, then the festival will gladly take you to the limit.

Full Metal Racket: Consider This Ed Harris' Just Say No-No

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

During an impressive career in which he's played the good (The Right Stuff), the bad (Pollock) and the hideously ugly (A History of Violence), Ed Harris has no regrets.

Count Your Blessings: Two Must-See Films Hit Colorado This Week

Kiri Westby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kiri Westby

As someone who has spent time in Chinese detention for protesting on behalf of Tibetans, I recommend you see both Tibet: Murder in the Snow and Blessings.

Robert De Niro Upstages Denver In Kirk Jones' Everybody's Fine

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

Denver plays a small part in Everybody's Fine, the tearjerking family drama disguised in recent trailers as a feel-good holiday film starring Robert De Niro.