The film stories keep unrolling in Denver, where the Denver Film Society is trying to rebuild after a morale-deadening miss at installing a new executive director, and the just re-established state film office starts the process of luring moviemakers to Colorado.
Still, as Imagine That, the Eddie Murphy filmed here two years (as Nowhereland) and released today proves: Moviemakers may return to Colorado, but there's no guarantee they'll make good movies here.
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