Friday, August 1, 2014

DFCS Review Round-Up: ‘Godzilla,’ ‘Million Dollar Arm,’ & More!

May 16, 2014

Denver Film Critic Society Review Round-Up: May 16, 2014 This week’s DFCS round-up includes reviews of new theatrical releases Godzilla and Million Dollar Arm as well as Her and I, Frankenstein – which are now available for DVD/Blu-ray/Digital purchase. – Opening in Theaters Belle: Lisa Kennedy: A sumptuous and savvy period drama. Read Lisa’s full review. Godzilla: Ben Kendrick: […]

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DFCS Review Round-Up: ‘Neighbors’ & More!

May 10, 2014

Denver Film Critic Society Review Round-Up: May 9, 2014 This week’s DFCS round-up includes reviews of new theatrical release Neighbors as well as Veronica Mars - which is now available for DVD/Blu-ray/Digital purchase. – Opening in Theaters Locke: Lisa Kennedy: Locke starring Tom Hardy, loaded with authentic tension. Read Lisa’s full review. Neighbors: Ben Kendrick: Thin on drama […]

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DFCS Review Round-Up: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ & More!

May 3, 2014

Denver Film Critic Society Review Round-Up: May 2, 2014 This week’s DFCS round-up includes reviews of new theatrical release The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as well as Devil’s Due and The Legend of Hercules which are now available for DVD/Blu-ray/Digital purchase. – Opening in Theaters The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Robert Denerstein: This edition mostly passes comic-book muster. Read Robert’s […]

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DFCS Review Round-Up: Brick Mansions, The Other Woman, & More!

April 27, 2014

Denver Film Critic Society Reviews: April 25, 2014 This week’s DFCS round-up includes reviews of new theatrical releases Brick Mansions, The Other Woman, and The Quiet Ones as well as Ride Along and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty which are now available for DVD/Blu-ray/Digital purchase. – Opening in Theaters Brick Mansions: Ben Kendrick: Outside of a […]

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DFCS Names ‘Gravity’ 2013′s Best Picture

January 14, 2014

The Denver Film Critics Society honored director Alfonso Cuaron’s space-based saga “Gravity” as 2013‘s best movie. The film snared the coveted Best Picture award as well as honors for Best Director, Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film and Best Score. “Even critics who thought other films were more deserving of Best Picture status saw how ‘Gravity’ will influence […]

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DFCS 2013 Film Awards: ’12 Years a Slave’ Leads Race with Seven Nominations

January 7, 2014

The Denver Film Critics Society honored “12 Years a Slave,” the harrowing true story of a free black man sold into slavery, with more nominations than any other 2013 film. “Slave” earned seven nominations from the Colo.-based group, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor. “American Hustle” and “Gravity” scored six […]

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DFCS Members Pick the Year’s Best Films

December 31, 2013

It’s a film critic’s duty to compile a “Best of” movie list this time each year. Please check out some of our members’ selections for the very best films released over the past 12 months. Jonathan Lack weighs in not once but twice on his favorite film releases. Barry Wurst knows the Terrence Malick film “To […]

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Denver Film Critics on the Web: ‘Machete’ Don’t Read Reviews (We Hope)

October 20, 2013

… Barry Wurst wouldn’t mind seeing the “Machete” franchise coast to a stop. … Jim Noonan confesses he has a weakness for quality B-movie fare, and the new Stallone/Schwarzenegger film “Escape Plan” hits the spot. … Christian Toto looks back fondly on “Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life,” marveling at how its shock comedy excess […]

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Denver Film Critics on the Web: Grading ‘Gravity,’ Conjuring Indie Film Bucks

October 6, 2013

… Barry Wurst examines the colorful career of director Blake Edwards, one that didn’t start and stop with a certain Pink Panther. … Christian Toto chats with magician turned filmmaker Penn Jillette on why he went the crowdfunding route for his new film, “Director’s Cut.” … Lisa Kennedy’s review of “Prisoners” examines a harrowing film […]

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DFCS 2012 Awards – ‘Argo,’ Affleck in Winner’s Circle

January 8, 2013

Director Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” the true story of six Americans who escape from Iran courtesy of a science fiction film scam, is the Denver Film Critics Society’s selection for 2012′s best film. Affleck also earned honors for best direction in a film, a strong indicator “Argo” will be featured prominently when the Academy Award nominations […]

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