Updated: January 13, 2015 10:21:17 AM MST
 
 
 
  • Words From a Nerd: On the board - 01/06/2015 06:16 PM MST
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    Words From a NerdNixon column: Coming-of-age tales

    Growing up is a big bowl of shit, so pick yourself up and watch 'Wetlands'
    01/20/2015 08:15 PM MST
    The passage from adolescence into adulthood is an interesting topic. It's something that everyone has to go through at one point or another, but few could actually pinpoint a single occurrence in their lives and say, "Yep, that's when it happened." And pretty much every movie devoted to the subject does the exact opposite of that, accelerating the gradual progression from teenager into actual human being to play out in a 90-minute story arc.  
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    Caribou Ranch memorabilia auction set for Saturday
    01/19/2015 09:42 AM MST - On Saturday, Caribou Ranch officials will auction off to the public nearly 500 items from the property, including furniture lounged in by John Lennon, a piano used by Elton John in music-scribing, and a jacket worn by Michael Jackson. Full Story

    Nominations add intrigue if not diversity to Oscar race
    01/15/2015 02:46 PM MST - The Oscar nominations added intrigue if not diversity to an Academy Awards race by favoring one late-season release ("American Sniper") over another ("Selma"). Full Story

    Hollywood's worst: Razzie Award nominations
    01/13/2015 05:05 PM MST - 'Transformers: Age of Extinction" is rolling out with the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards. Full Story

    'Boyhood' tops Globes; 'Grand Budapest' upsets 'Birdman'
    01/12/2015 09:01 AM MST - The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the edgier productions that unequivocally deserved recognition, including "Boyhood," ''The Grand Budapest Hotel," and "Birdman. Full Story

    Megan Quinn: Documentary that explores faith, violence to screen in Boulder
    01/12/2015 08:37 AM MST - Can you love your neighbors as you do yourself — and then punch them in the face? A documentary about Christians who participate in mixed-martial arts competitions, "Fight Church," follows pastors and fighters who aim to reconcile their faith with a sport that some consider to be extremely violent. Full Story

    HBO sets April return date for 'Game of Thrones'
    01/08/2015 06:50 PM MST - PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — "Game of Thrones" addicts, begin the countdown: HBO's series is returning in April. Full Story

    'Inherent Vice': Inside Joaquin Phoenix's mind
    01/07/2015 08:07 PM MST - Joaquin Phoenix calls himself "selfish." He's talking about the thought process he uses when it comes to selecting scripts. Full Story

    Winter TV: Newcomers, favorites, finales, awards shows and "GoT"
    01/03/2015 02:01 AM MST - The days are short, but the long nights are full of TV premieres. The winter months bring a host of new series and returning favorites, plus a few finales (goodbye, "Mad Men," "The Mentalist," "Parks and Recreation," "Parenthood," "Glee" and "Two and a Half Men.") Full Story

    Nixon column: Three great films from 2014
    12/30/2014 08:34 PM MST - The year's just about wrapped up, and it's time to turn back toward some of my favorite movie releases of 2014. Full Story

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    College basketballCU men's basketball: Buffs' Fletcher stepping up his game

    Buff basketball reportCurrent record: 10-9, 3-4 Pac-12 Last game: 90-58 win vs. Washington State on Saturday Next game: Thursday at Southern California (9-10, 1-6), 7:30 p. Full Story
    (Jeremy Papasso / Daily Camera)
    College basketballCU men's basketball: Buffs' Fletcher stepping up his game

    Buff basketball reportCurrent record: 10-9, 3-4 Pac-12 Last game: 90-58 win vs. Washington State on Saturday Next game: Thursday at Southern California (9-10, 1-6), 7:30 p. Full Story
    ( Paul Aiken / Daily Camera )
    Second Story Garage: The Dustbowl Revival

    They're called The Dustbowl Revival, but "dustbowl" should be read as style, not politics. It's more Mardi Gras than "Grapes of Wrath." You could see this band with all their belongings on the back of a wagon heading west, but it would be a party. Their Americana swing gets you tapping your toes and raising your glass. No one's down on their luck here. Full Story