Starz Denver Film Festival: Day 3 & 4

Day 2 of SDFF37 started with a bang and ended with a fire alarm. Halfway through The Clouds of Sils Maria, the fire-alarm went off and the theaters were evacuated (most likely due to a nearby beauty shop, which was flooding as I departed). The first full day of moviegoing ended with only an hour Sils Maria under my belt, but now it’s time to start the first of two weekends. A young woman lies on a rickety boat listening to punk music and rubbing Coca-Cola all over her body. Below, her boyfriend dives for squid, but finds a human skull. A few days later, the couple finds human bones washed up … Continue reading Starz Denver Film Festival: Day 3 & 4

Movie Beat – 11.15.13

12-12-12 – On October 26, 2012, Hurricane Sandy (later classified as Superstorm Sandy) made its way up the Eastern Seaboard toward the Tri-State area. On December 12, 2012, every musician known to mankind made his or her way to Madison Square Garden to put on a benefit concert. 12-12-12 is one part concert film, one part human-interest story, and one part recent history. The true story of how people can put aside differences and come together in the face of tragedy. And rock ‘n’ roll. A lot of rock ‘n’ roll. In limited release from The Weinstein Company.   The … Continue reading Movie Beat – 11.15.13