Film » Opening This Week

Opening This Week

comment
Crash (R)
A group of strangers is brought together in Los Angeles traffic and learns to relate across race and cultural boundaries. Directed and written by Paul Haggis, and starring Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser and Ludacris.

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

Downfall (R)
Adolf Hitler's (Bruno Ganz) final stenographer, Traudl Junge (Alexandra Maria Lara) finds herself in Der Fuhrer's bunker with Hitler and his wife, Eva (Juliane Kohler), during the final days of Hitler's reign in April 1945.

Kimball's Twin Peak

Exploring a New Cosmology, parts 1 and 2 (NR)
Through the works of author Thomas Berry and cosmologist Brian Swimme, Sister Miriam MacGillis explores the shift taking place in human awareness, our understanding of the universe, and what this means for the human species.

Tues., May 10, 6-9 p.m.

Penrose Public Library, Adult Meeting Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Call 531-6333 ext. 1331 for info.

House of Wax (R)
A group of college students experiences car trouble and wander into a wax museum overseen by two sadistic brothers who kill people and turn them into exhibits. Starring Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray and Paris Hilton.

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

India: A Festival of Recent Documentary Films
Featuring three short documentaries, Passing One, The Fragrance of Love and The People of Peace. The films explore the theme of heritage, culture and community.

Tues., May 10, 7 p.m.

CC's Tutt Science Center, Kresge Lecture Hall, 1112 N. Nevada Ave. Call 389-6607 for info.

Kingdom of Heaven (R)
During the Crusades, Balian of Ibelin (Orlando Bloom), a young blacksmith from Jerusalem, rises to protect his people from foreign invaders. Directed by Ridley Scott, also starring Liam Neeson.

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Monster-in-Law (PG-13)
Charlotte Honeywell (Jennifer Lopez) has a disastrous dating life until she meets "the perfect man," Kevin Fields (Michael Vartan). However, his mother, Viola (Jane Fonda), is willing to go to great lengths to destroy their relationship.

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16

Tell Them Who You Are (R)
Director Mark Wexler speaks at this screening of a documentary about his complex cinematographer father, Haskell Wexler. Audience discussion led by Denver Post film critic Lisa Kennedy.

Thurs., May 12, 7 p.m.

Starz FilmCenter at the Tivoli, 900 Auraria Pkwy., Denver. Call 303/820-FILM for info.

War and Peace (NR)
A documentary that explores the nuclear struggle between India and Pakistan in the late 1990s. The film also addresses the topics of fundamentalism and patriotism.

Sun., May 8, 5-7:30 p.m.

CC's Palmer Hall, Gates Common Room, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. Call 389-6607 for info.

Add a comment

Clicky Quantcast