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    Movie review: 'Simple Favor' a deliciously campy thriller

    Kendrick, Lively a superb duo with a stellar supporting cast in this kitschy ride
    09/14/2018 12:56 PM MDT
    Comedy director Paul Feig tries a thriller on for size with the juicy "A Simple Favor," a suburban Connecticut murder mystery that's "Gone Girl" meets "The Stepford Wives." Based on the novel by Darcey Bell, written by Jessica Sharzer, the consciously campy "A Simple Favor" is as bright and bracing as an ice cold gin martini with a lemon twist, and just as satisfying. 
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    Mountain Sun shining 25 years later with epic Planet Bluegrass bash
    09/14/2018 12:50 PM MDT - To celebrate 25 years in business, Boulder-born Mountain Sun Brewing teamed up with Planet Bluegrass to deliver a two-day music festival featuring The Motet, The String Cheese Incident (SCI), Yonder Mountain String Band and The Drunken Hearts today and Saturday. Full Story

    Sans Souci celebrates dance-focused cinema
    09/16/2018 11:56 AM MDT - The links between the artistic mediums of dance and film aren't hard to isolate. Just ask Michelle Bernier, the executive director of this year's Sans Souci Festival of Dance. For 15 years, the festival has celebrated the ties between the two art forms, featuring a variety of films culled from around the world, all focused on dance. Sans Souci, set to launch its anniversary season this weekend on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, has also long featured live, choreographed performances by local and international dancers alike to complement its cinematic component. Full Story

    Boulder History: Mork & Mindy captured Boulder's historic character
    09/10/2018 09:18 AM MDT - Boulder residents had their issues when the first episode of "Mork & Mindy" aired in September of 1978, including a housing crisis. Full Story

    Movie Review: 'The Nun' a total, screaming blast
    09/07/2018 10:05 AM MDT - And now "The Nun" takes on the backstory of the imposing demon in a habit and director Corin Hardy delivers a '70s throwback gothic horror epic. Full Story

    Review: 'Operation Finale' falls behind the ball
    08/31/2018 11:24 AM MDT - 66┬╝Cast: Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Melanie Laurent, Nick Kroll, Haley Lu Richardson, Joe Alwyn Director: Chris Weitz Running time: 2 hours and 3 minutes Rated: PG-13 for disturbing thematic content and related violent images, and some language There's something very familiar about "Operation Finale," written by debut screenwriter Matthew Orton and directed by Chris Weitz. Full Story

    Q&A: John David Washington on playing the real 'BlacKkKlansman' in Spike Lee's latest
    08/15/2018 07:50 PM MDT - Director Spike Lee's latest film is an electric, buzzed-about dramedy set in late-1970s Colorado Springs that's based on real-life detective Ron Stallworth, who ran a risky, undercover investigation into the Ku Klux Klan despite being a black man. (Stallworth was the voice in phone conversations while his partner, played in the movie by Adam Driver, was the face.) Full Story

    Review: Kooky McKinnon rescues 'Spy Who Dumped Me'
    08/03/2018 02:09 PM MDT - 66┬╝Cast: Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux, Sam Heughan, Hasan Minhaj, Gillian Anderson, Jane Curtin, Paul Reiser, Fred Melamed Director: Susanna Fogel Running time: 1 hour, 56 minutes Rated: R for violence, language throughout, some crude sexual material and graphic nudity. Full Story

    Jared Leto, actor and 30 Seconds to Mars singer, sighted in Boulder
    08/03/2018 06:09 AM MDT - Actor and singer Jared Leto is living like a Boulder native this week, documenting his adventures on social media. Full Story

    'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' filled with gasp-worthy stunts
    07/27/2018 02:48 PM MDT - Is it even summer without a "Mission: Impossible" movie? Hardly. Thankfully, another installment of the Tom Cruise-starring action franchise, "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," drops today, as sturdy and reliable as ever.  Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story