This week in Film — Week Two from the Denver Film Festival and INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS

Halloween approaches and the Denver Film Festival rolls on, just another October in Colorado. First, seven shorts and a feature to watch this week at DFF: Shorts 1: Narrative collection — seven shorts, all of them good, three of them … Continue reading This week in Film — Week Two from the Denver Film Festival and INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS

Movie Beat – 12.21.12

Barbara – Germany’s official submission for the Foreign Language Academy Award, written and directed by Christian Petzold and starring his muse, Nina Hoss as Barbara. Set in Cold War Germany, Nina is banished to a rural East Germany hospital when she applies for an exit visa. While her lover is working on a way to get her to West Germany, Barbara lies low and tries not to entangle with anyone. Andre (Ronald Zehrfeld), the head physician of the hospital, takes a liking to her, and she to him, but she can’t be certain if he is a spy or not. … Continue reading Movie Beat – 12.21.12