As winter settles in, it's time to prepare for the avalanche of film that will hit screens before 2010. Now, you may remember those chunks of life you lost to The Pink Panther 2, or the mid-recession, what-were-they-thinking release Confessions of a Shopaholic. How do you know where to spend your time in the next six weeks, so you won't be wishing for a do-over later?
Well, we hope this collection of stories will help you shovel through the pile. For lovers of local film, we'll tell you where to catch the "best of the best" short films coming from Colorado and beyond. If you're looking for something a little bigger-budget, Jonathan Kiefer offers a handful of films that'll make emerging from hibernation worthwhile. And for those of you not quite ready to leave your dens, Jeff Sneider outlines a long list of DVD releases that'll warm your snow-bound soul. Bundle up and enjoy!