Weekly Round-Up (11.2.17 – 11.30.17)

Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in director Joe Wright’s DARKEST HOUR, a Focus Features release. Credit: Jack English / Focus Features

The Denver Film Festival turned 40 this year with nearly two weeks of features, shorts, panels, and parties. Highlights from weekend one, and weekend two.

DFF40’s closing night film: I, Tonya

Also in Film: a glowing review of Brimstone & Glory, some praise for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and some thoughts on The Square, a movie that had me thinking about mother!Justice League, and the abominable Downsizing.

Elisabeth Moss and Claes Bang in The Square. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

Over at Drink: an interview with Whitney Way about City Star’s latest barrel-aged stout, a preview of Left Hand’s Nitro Beer Festival  (one of the best fests around), the inside scoop from Ashleigh Carter of Bierstadt Lagerhaus about their magnificent Slow Pour Pils, a beginner’s guide to Session IPAs, and a recap of a busy Fall beer season.

Courtesy of Brewers Association

And last, but certainly not least, I had a chance to speak with Pixar’s Danielle Feinberg about Coco‘s technical triumph.

Danielle Feinberg

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About Michael J

I watch movies, write about movies, think about movies, and cook.
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