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IQ: The Silver Screen 

Everybody likes the movies. The boob tube -- and everything it implies -- might be evil, but the movies, they're magic. Casablanca? A classic. Charlie Chaplin? Hilarious! People who cast off film as trivial entertainment need to take another look, in a different light. Colorado hosts a wide variety of film festivals that truly are centers of art, including the annual Denver Jazz on Film Festival, The Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival, and the Telluride International Experimental Cinema Exposition, just to name a few.

click to enlarge Tanya Shaw
  • Tanya Shaw

Tanya Shaw
Cook
Neighborhood: West Side

Who's your favorite female film director? My older sister Theresa Shaw; she does independent stuff out in Salt Lake City.

What is your favorite all-women-stars film? Thelma and Louise, that's my boyfriend's favorite movie.

What star would be the one to play you in a movie about your life and why? Punky Brewster. I used to want to be Punky Brewster when I was a little kid.

click to enlarge Anne Lennox
  • Anne Lennox

Anne Lennox
Freelance photographer
Neighborhood: Woodland Park

What movie best exemplifies Al Gore's life or character? Forrest Gump.

What about George W. Bush? Dumb and Dumber.

Who is your favorite female film director? She did The Piano -- Jane Campion.

What is your favorite all-women-stars film? I guess I'll just say The Piano. It's kind of dark and dreary, but wonderful.

What star would be the one to play you in a movie about your life and why? Annie Lennox because she's got my name.

click to enlarge Chris Price
  • Chris Price

Chris Price
Student
Neighborhood: Central

What movie best exemplifies the life of Al Gore? I'll say Fight Club.

What about George W. Bush? Batman Forever.

Who is your favorite female film director? I don't know her name, but she did The Indian in the Cupboard. I like her a lot.

What is your favorite all-women-stars film? Can I say one that I haven't seen yet? Charlie's Angels.

What star would be the one to play you in a movie about your life and why? Brad Pitt. 'Cause he's a ladies man.

click to enlarge Jim Craig
  • Jim Craig

Jim Craig
Petroleum land man
Neighborhood: Denver

Who is your favorite female film director? Sharon Stone ... has she directed anything?

What star would be the one to play you in a movie about your life and why? Kirk Douglas. I have a lot of respect for him, just as an actor.

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