Film and TV

Starz Denver Film Festival 2014: The Real Pleasures of The Imitation Game and More

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.

See also: Starz Denver Film Festival 2014: 5 to 7 Tries to Warm a Frigid Opening Night

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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