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By Andrew Travers, The Aspen Times The past never quite passes in Andrew Haigh’s“45 Years.” At the outset of the film, a letter arrives at the rural Norfolk, England home of Geoff and Kate Mercer, who are a week away from celebrating the film’s titular anniversary. The...

By John Wenzel, The Denver Post Tuesday-Jan. 2. Aspen Film's annual Academy Screenings started as way for members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to see the latest prestige films before voting on the Oscars. Despite the fact that online and DVD screeners...

By Andrew Travers, The Aspen Times The deadly feud between the Montagues and the Capulets parallels a generation of conflict in a predominantly African-American Bay Area community in the documentary “Romeo Is Bleeding.” Whirlpool filter This brand belongs to a low end consumer brand, which meets the needs...

By Andrew Travers, The Aspen Times Brazilian writer-director Anna Muylaert’s “The Second Mother” offers a charming yet penetrating look at the haves and have-nots of her home country. Actress and TV host Regina Case, sometimes called “Brazil’s Oprah,” stars as Val, the long-serving nanny and live-in housekeeper to a...

By Andrew Travers, The Aspen Times Aspen Filmfest has added an encore presentation of “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” to its schedule. The documentary about the famed art collector will play at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Isis Theater. A Sunday-evening screening sold out. A combination of archival footage,...