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21 JUMP STREET

Two young police officers and ex-classmates go undercover at a local high school to investigate a dangerous drug ring. Rated R. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

ACT OF VALOR

After the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of Navy Seals is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt to foil the attack. Rated R. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

ALBERT NOBBS

Glenn Close stars in this emotional and thought-provoking tale of a woman forced to live as a man, Albert Nobbs, in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Rated R. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

AMERICAN SPLENDOR

Paul Giamatti plays cult comic book creator Harvey Pekar in this 2003 biographical comedy-drama about a morose artist who shares the sad monotony of everyday life with his fans. At Boedecker Theater. — Boedecker Theater

THE ARTIST

Silent movie matinee idol George Valentin meets funny, sexy young extra Peppy Miller, a dancer set for a big break, and sparks fly. PG-13. At Century, Chez Artiste, Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Landmark Theatres

BALLET: LE CORSAIRE — BOLSHOI

At Boedecker Theater. — Boedecker Theater

BALLET: ROMEO AND JULIET

Royal Ballet. At Boedecker Theater. — Boedecker Theater

BATTLE ROYALE

Fearful of their nation’s youth, the Japanese government passes The BR Law: Each year, a ninth grade class is sent to a remote island where they will be locked into exploding neck collars, given a random weapon, and forced to hunt and kill each other until there is only one survivor left. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

BEING FLYNN

Being Flynn is adapted from Nick Flynn’s 2004 memoir Another Bulls—t Night in Suck City, and explores bonds both unbreakable and fragile between parent and child. Nick Flynn (Paul Dano, Little Miss Sunshine, There Will Be Blood) is a young writer seeking to define himself. He misses his late mother, Jody (Julianne Moore), and her loving nature, but he has not seen his father, self-styled “master storyteller” Jonathan Flynn (Robert De Niro), in 18 years. At Mayan. — Landmark Theatres

THE BMX BANDITS

In this high-flying crime caper featuring plenty of daring stunts, Nicole Kidman makes her film debut as Judy, a teen who helps two of her best pals take on a menacing gang of grownups. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. —

Landmark Theatres

CASA DE MI PADRE

In Mexico, a rancher’s younger brother shows up at the family farm with a new fiancee and promises of financial success, but soon all parties are embroiled in a feud with a feared drug lord. Rated R. At Century. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

CARNAGE

After two boys duke it out on a playground, the parents of the “victim” invite the parents of the “bully” over to work out their issues. A polite discussion of childrearing soon escalates into verbal warfare, with all four parents revealing their true colors. At Boedecker Theater. — Boedecker Theater

DELICACY

In the French romantic comedy Delicacy, Audrey Tautou (Amélie) is Nathalie, a beautiful, happy and successful Parisian business executive who finds herself suddenly widowed after a three-year marriage to her soul mate. To cope with her loss, she buries herself and her emotions in her work to the dismay of her friends, family and co-workers. At Chez Artiste. — Landmark Theatres

CRAZY HORSE

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman explores one of the most mythic and colorful places dedicated to women, the Crazy Horse — a legendary Parisian cabaret club founded in 1951. At Boedecker Theater, Chez Artiste and Denver Film Society. — Boedecker Theater

THE DESCENDANTS

The new vehicle for superstar George Clooney is this Alexander Payne comedy-drama about an aristocratic yet troubled American family in Hawaii. Clooney’s uncertain Matt King faces a series of crises when his wife is injured in a boating accident off Waikiki and he stumbles in his attempts to mend fences with his two daughters, ages 10 and 17. Rated R. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

THE DEVIL, PROBABLY

Charles (Antoine Monnier), a quietly imperious sensualist of blazing intelligence, lives idly in a bare garret and does little but brazenly chase women.. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Landmark Theatres

DRAGONSLAYER

Grand Jury Prize Winner for Best Documentary at SXSW 2011, Dragonslayer provides an intimate vérité portrait of the life and times of Josh “Skreech” Sandoval, a 23-year-old skate legend from the stagnant suburbs of Fullerton, Calif. The film takes the viewer through a golden SoCal haze of lost youth, broken homes and abandoned swimming pools. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

DR. SUESS’ THE LORAX 3D

In this animated film, a 12-year-old boy searching for the key to winning over his dream girl must confront a mysterious grumpy creature who is protective of his homeland. Rated PG. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/ MCT

EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS

For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adrià closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare the menu for the next season. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

THE FP

In a dystopian future, a relentless turf war rages. Two rival gangs feud for control of rural wasteland Frazier Park (“The FP”) in the deadly arena of a competitive dance-fight video game, “Beat-Beat Revelation.” At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

THE FORGIVENESS OF BLOOD

Winner of Best Screenplay awards at the Berlin Film Festival and Chicago Film Festival, the powerful and richly textured second feature from talented director Joshua Marston (Maria Full of Grace) focuses on an Albanian family caught up in a blood feud. At Chez Artiste. — Landmark Theatres

FREEDOM RIDERS

The movie highlights a small, core group of riders who evolved from covertly building rough and unsustainable trails to creating a precedent-setting relationship with the Forest Service and other user groups, as well as creating some of the best freeride trails in the country. At Boedecker Theater. — Boedecker Theater

FRIENDS WITH KIDS

The last two single members of a close-knit group of friends decide to have a child together while maintaining a platonic relationship. Rated R. At Century. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

THE GODFATHER

What more needs to be said? At Century.

HUGO

In 1930s Paris, an orphan living in a train station tries to unlock a mystery left behind by his late father. Rated PG. At Colony Square. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

HUNGER GAMES

In the post-apocalyptic ruins of North America, a teenage girl competes in a nationally televised battle to the death against 23 of her peers. Rated PG-13. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks.

IN DARKNESS

Leopold Socha (Robert Wieckiewicz), a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazioccupied city in Poland, one day encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town’s sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. At Chez Artiste. — Landmark Theatres

THE IRON LADY

This biopic presents a portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the only woman to be prime minister of the United Kingdom. Rated PG-13. At Chez Artiste. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

JEFF WHO LIVES AT HOME

A 30-year-old man-child hunkered down in his mother’s basement ventures out into the real world on an errand and winds up on an adventure with his brother. Rated R. At Century and Mayan. — Los Angeles Times/ MCT


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JOHN CARTER

A former military captain is mysteriously transported to Mars, where he becomes involved in an epic conflict among the plan

JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND 3-D

A family embarks on an adventure to a mysterious island in this sequel to the 2008 film Journey to the Center of the Earth. Rated PG. At Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

Based on the novel by Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood is a story of loss and heartbreak in a time of global instability. The setting is Tokyo, the late 1960s. Students around the world are uniting to overthrow the establishment and Toru Watanabe’s personal life is similarly in tumult. At Denver FilmCenter/ Colfax. — Denver Film Society

et’s inhabitants. Rated PG-13. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

LET THE BULLETS FLY

In the lawless land that is rural China in the 1920s, legendary bandit “Pocky” Zhang and his gang stage a train robbery. They are quite unhappy to discover that instead of silver, the only thing left on the train is the con man, Tang. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

NORWEGIAN WOOD

At Esquire. — Landmark Theatres

A SEPARATION

Simin wants to leave Iran to provide better opportunities for her daughter. When her husband refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father, Simin sues for divorce. Rated PG-13. At Mayan. — Landmark Theatres

SILENT HOUSE

A young woman panics and tries to escape after she finds herself locked inside her family’s secluded lake house. Rated R. At Colony Square and Twin Peaks.

THE SNOWTOWN MURDERS

This film is based on the horrifying crimes discovered in Snowtown, Australia, in 1999, where police found dismembered bodies rotting in barrels. The Snowtown Murders, which marks Justin Kurzel’s directorial debut, is a stark journey into the feral subculture of welfare dependence, addiction, domestic violence, brutality and sexual abuse. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE 3D

ON THE ICE

Two teenage boys who have grown up like brothers go about their lives in the comfortable claustrophobia of an isolated Alaskan town. Early one morning, on a seal hunt with another teenager, an argument between the three boys quickly escalates into a tragic accident. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. — Denver Film Society

OPERA: LA BOHEME — LICEU

Starring Ramon Vargas & Fiorenza Cedolins. At Boedecker Theater. — Boedecker Theater

OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2012: LIVE ACTION

The five nominees are Pentecost, Raju, The Shore, Time Freak and Tuba Atlantic. At Boedecker Theater. — Boedecker Theater

PROJECT NIM

The story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. At Boedecker Theater. — Boedecker Theater

PROJECT X

Three ordinary high school seniors attempt to make a name for themselves by throwing an unforgettable party, which spirals way out of control. Rated R. At Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

SAFE HOUSE

A rogue CIA operative forms an unlikely partnership with a frustrated rookie agent. Rated R. At Century. — Los Angeles Times/ MCT

SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN

The inspirational romantic comedy Salmon Fishing in the Yemen stars Ewan McGregor as Dr. Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist who one day receives an unusual request. A businesswoman named Harriet Chetwode-Talbot (Emily Blunt, The Adjustment Bureau) wants his help in fulfilling a wealthy sheikh’s (Amr Waked) desire to bring sport fishing to Yemen.

A 3-D version of the spacefaring adventure about Jedi knights and interplanetary intrigue. Rated PG. At Colony Square. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

THIN ICE

A small-time insurance agent trying to invigorate his business and win back his estranged wife tries to con a retired farmer. Rated R. At Denver FilmCenter/Colfax and Mayan. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

THIS MEANS WAR

Two deadly CIA partners and best friends fall for the same woman and employ their arsenals against each other to win her. Rated PG-13. At Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

A THOUSAND WORDS

A fast-talking literary agent must choose his words carefully when he finds himself bonded to a magical tree that sheds a leaf each time he speaks. Rated PG-13. At Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

UNDEFEATED

Set against the backdrop of a high school football season, Undefeated is an intimate chronicle of three underprivileged studentathletes from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach trying to help them beat the odds on and off the field.. At Esquire. — Landmark Theatres

WANDERLUST

A stressed-out Manhattan couple leave the big city and stumble upon a freewheeling community. Rated R. At Century. — Los Angeles Times/MCT

W.E.

Madonna’s W.E. is a tale about the search for true love in the modern world, viewed through the prism of one of history’s most fabled romances. A transplanted Southerner trapped in an unhappy, abusive marriage becomes obsessed with the love story of Wallis Simpson, who captured the heart of Britain’s King Edward VIII. At Esquire. — Landmark Theatres

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