Updated: August 21, 2014 4:04:19 PM MDT
 
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    Nixon Talks NerdNIXON: From comic frame to film

    Really only 'Sin City 2' highlight was Christopher Lloyd at his jangliest
    08/26/2014 08:58 PM MDT
    The idea of watching Hollywood heavyweights slap on the spandex and beat the crap out of each other draws up levels of joy usually reserved for sniffing glue. Lucky for me, comic book movie adaptations have had summertime cinema in a death grip for the last decade or so. With Marvel Studio's plans for more movies extending until at least 2017 and Fox and Warner Brothers kicking around other adaptations, the trend shows no signs of letting up. 
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    RYAN: Netflix nostalgia
    08/05/2014 07:49 PM MDT - The best way to chill? Grab a cold one and some friends and kick back for a handful of lighthearted, somewhat mindless movies you've already seen a hundred times. Netflix has your back, serving up tons of old-school flicks for you to choose from. Full Story

    'Guardians of the Galaxy' powered by a love of raccoons and space opera
    07/31/2014 07:58 AM MDT - Based on a fairly obscure comics series, "Guardians of the Galaxy" introduces audiences to a new team of heroes led by Chris Pratt's sarcastic Peter Quill, also known as Star-Lord; the group includes a green alien assassin, a hulking tattooed warrior and two wholly CG characters, a machine-gun wielding raccoon and a sentient tree Full Story

    Sequel helps us get 'The Purge' out of our systems
    07/18/2014 09:39 AM MDT - "The Purge: Anarchy" is preachier, more diverse in its casting, which make it more specific and limiting. Throw in generally lackluster performances and illogical plot twists, and "Anarchy" is seriously crippled. Heck, even the title is wrong. Full Story

    At Boulder Outdoor Cinema, your favorite films, under the stars
    07/10/2014 05:16 PM MDT - Staff members have seen audience members at the Boulder Outdoor Cinema finalize business deals before a screening; they've seen loyal moviegoers who first reported to the event nearly two decades ago as children showing up with their own children. Full Story

    'Transformers' mayhem seems never-ending
    06/26/2014 11:04 AM MDT - If "Age of Extinction" makes you feel dumber just for having watched it, well, that's the price of popcorn these days. Full Story

    A reason to 'Jump' for joy this summer
    06/12/2014 04:38 PM MDT - You're pretty much going to have to see "22 Jump Street" twice — just to catch all the jokes the roars of laughter make you miss. Cast: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Amber Stevens, Jillian Bell, The Lucas Brothers, Peter Stormare Directors: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, Running time: 112 minutes Rated: R for language throughout, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity and some violence You're pretty much going to have to see "22 Jump Street" twice — just to catch all the jokes the roars of laughter make you miss. Full Story

    'Edge of Tomorrow' is Tom Cruise's own 'Groundhog Day'
    06/05/2014 05:25 PM MDT - In this year's annual Tom Cruise sci-fi epic, he plays a future soldier condemned to repeat the same botched D-Day invasion until he triumphs against the alien beasties who keep killing him and forcing him to start this waking nightmare again. Full Story

    Weekend in Denver: Party time! Excellent!
    06/05/2014 01:57 PM MDT - Man, I was way too intellectual and mature to get into the Wayne's World movie back in 1992. NOT! Full Story

    Boulder at Night: A double feature with Molly (Ringwald, people)
    06/04/2014 04:02 PM MDT - My friends and I are in a bit of a movie rut. Which is saying something, since most of our time is spent watching "Friends" over and over. But here's an answer to that rut. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs' respect progress CSU's Garrett Grayson has made

    When Colorado's Ken Crawley watched film of the end of Colorado State's 2013 season, he saw a much different quarterback than the one he and the Buffaloes faced in the 2013 opener. Full Story
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    College footballCU football: Buffs' respect progress CSU's Garrett Grayson has made

    When Colorado's Ken Crawley watched film of the end of Colorado State's 2013 season, he saw a much different quarterback than the one he and the Buffaloes faced in the 2013 opener. Full Story
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    Second Story Garage: Fierce Bad Rabbit

    The 1906 Beatrix Potter book "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit" is about a rabbit who, well, is fierce and bad. He steals a carrot and gets his tail shot off. It's a strange little story, but it provided a Fort Collins indie folk-rock group with one of the best band names around. Full Story