At the outset of the 2014 Starz Denver Film Festival, the weather gods seemed angry. Historic low temperatures put a damper on turnout for the Opening Night screening of 5 to 7
, and daylong snowfall and the lingering freeze did likewise for Saturday's Big Night presentation of an infinitely higher profile offering, The Imitation Game
. Yet attendance for other flicks has been extremely solid, and frequently better than that, and the quality of the selections has, for the most part, rewarded those willing to brave the cold.
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