Peter Sellers in Dr. Strangelove

Anything but a bomb, 'Dr. Strangelove' turns 60

Feb. 27, 2024

CU Boulder’s chair of Cinema Studies and Moving Image Arts shares insights on Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece ‘doomsday sex comedy’ and why the film is more relevant than ever.

Scene from 1932 film Scarface

Say hello to my little friend, the gangster movie

Jan. 26, 2024

In honor of what would have been Al Capone’s 125th birthday, CU Boulder cinema researcher Tiel Lundy explains the enduring popularity of gangsters in film and the American imagination.

Nick Houy and Barbie movie poster

Making movies that people love watching

Jan. 22, 2024

CU cinema alum Nick Houy discusses his work editing the megahit Barbie and the joys of storytelling.

Kelly Sears and The Lost Season title card

Filmmaker sees familiar images in unfamiliar ways

Jan. 16, 2024

CU Boulder Associate Professor Kelly Sears will premiere her short, animated feature ‘The Lost Season’ at the Sundance Film Festival beginning Thursday.

Old Main

College announces inaugural class of social justice scholars

July 1, 2022

This new program, headed up by the social sciences division, recognizes students that are taking a stand

Posters of six documentary and narrative films produced by Paradigm Studio.

Award-winning filmmaker gives persistence, ‘energy’ to next generation

June 14, 2022

John W. Comerford, who discovered the power of film at CU Boulder, arranges major gift to its Brakhage Center for Media Arts.

Still from the new 'West Side Story'

Viva! West Side Story, CU Boulder cinephile says

Jan. 31, 2022

Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz, cinema studies chair—and man who’s ‘morally opposed’ to remakes—gives thumbs-up to Spielberg’s version.

Film Reel Stock Image

Libraries, cinema studies win support to teach film preservation

Oct. 4, 2021

The $188k grant will help develop curricula to give undergraduates hands-on experiences in film archiving and preservation.