Movies Blog

Monster Movies

Monster movies are fun all year long, but deserve special attention as we approach Halloween! From rabid bunnies to unseen threats, these films will have you cringing in fear but quivering with laughter!

Goofy Ghost Films

'When the Frost is on the Punkin' is one of my favorite James Whitcomb Riley poems and today's weather reminds me that it is indeed pumpkin season! Get in the Halloween spirit with these goofy ghost films that will have you cackling with laughter.

National Coming Out Day

Hallmark doesn't have a card for the occasion but that doesn't mean a friend or family member won't need your support on October 11 for National Coming Out Day.

Whether you are planning a celebratory dinner party or an intervention, the Library has documentaries chronicling the history and experiences of homosexual American citizens seeking acceptance.  Here are a few of my favorites:

Explore!

This year's theme for the Booklovers Ball is Explore! Through exploration, questioning, and creativity mankind has impacted their world for good or ill. The Library wishes to help you explore your world. These films celebrate the indomitable spirit of the explorer.

Feature Films

Tony Curtis 1925-2010

American Prince

Tony Curtis, Oscar-nominated actor, died in his Las Vegas home on Wednesday evening. His first of six wives, Janet Leigh, is the mother of his daughter, Jamie Lee Curtis. Born Bernard Schwartz in 1925, Tony Curtis led a bold and stellar life.

Your Day in Court

12 Angry Men

From passionate pleas to goofy lawyers, there are hundreds of movies about getting your day in court. From the early days of cinema, the courtroom has been a favorite setting to either criticize or praise the American legal system.

Looking for Legal Resources? The Library can help you find a lawyer, legal forms or even help you search the Colorado Revised Statutes!

Spoofs and Parodies

Thumbtanic

Film parodies and spoofs poke fun at specific films or entire genres. Playing on stereotypes, taking things to an absurd level and being generally goofy are common elements in these hilarious satire films. Which is your favorite funny farce flick?

Pucker Up

Breakfast at Tiffanys

In the mood for romance? A great kiss scene in a film can be uniquely memorable. Which film has you snuggling up to your sweetie looking for a good lip lock?

Happy Birthday Oliver Stone!

Born today in 1946, William Oliver Stone is a two-time Academy Award-winning film pioneer who does not shy away from controversial subject matter. He received a Purple Heart for his bravery in the Vietnam War. While studying film at NYU, he was taught by Martin Scorsese!

Films on Fire

Our thoughts and thanks are with the brave firefighters who are currently battling the Four Mile and the Reservoir Road Fires. No film could capture the peril and plight of these heroes, but a few come close.

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