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Denver Critics Hail ‘Roma,’ Boost Film’s Momentum
6 months ago

Denver Critics Hail ‘Roma,’ Boost Film’s Momentum

Alfonso Cuaron’s deeply felt homage to his Mexico City roots keeps collecting awards.

Sunday night, Cuaron’s “Roma” earned the Critics Choice honors for Best Picture. Today, the black and white …
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Denver Critics Crown Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ as 2017’s Best
2 years ago

Denver Critics Crown Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ as 2017’s Best

“Lady Bird” offers little for audiences craving super heroics, sequels and car crashes.

Writer/director Greta Gerwig’s film follows a California teen making the adjustment to adulthood. The film’s quiet pleasures, …
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‘Call Me,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Dominate DFCS 2017 Nominations
2 years ago

‘Call Me,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Dominate DFCS 2017 Nominations

A powerful tale of sexual awakening held sway over the Denver Film Critics Society this year.

The Colo.-based group showered “Call Me By Your Name” with seven award nominations, the …
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‘Moonlight’ Crushes ‘La La Land’ for DFCS Movie Honors
3 years ago

‘Moonlight’ Crushes ‘La La Land’ for DFCS Movie Honors

Maybe “La La Land” isn’t a sure thing come Oscar night after all.

“Moonlight,” the tender tale of a young black man’s sexual awakening, earned Best Picture honors from the …
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Denver Critics Split on Year’s Best Film
3 years ago

Denver Critics Split on Year’s Best Film

The enchanting musical “La La Land” is conquering the early awards season. Not so fast, say Denver-area film critics.

The Denver Film Critics Society, which this reporter co-chairs, celebrated the …
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Golden Globes, Denver Critics Cloud Oscar Picture
4 years ago

Golden Globes, Denver Critics Cloud Oscar Picture

It’s what films will make noise next month when they start handing out Oscar trophies.

Sunday night’s Golden Globes telecast likely gave some focus to the awards season race. Movies …
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‘Mad Max’ Sways Denver Critics, Snares Six Nominations
4 years ago

‘Mad Max’ Sways Denver Critics, Snares Six Nominations

It’s been decades since the underwhelming “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” graced theaters. The reboot got delayed, and then delayed some more, before production finally began. Could Tom Hardy, a terrific …
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