by Sam Hill
Ah yes, Super Bowl Sunday. Football fanatics everywhere load up on nacho ingredients, alcohol and team apparel, hoping the evening concludes with a semi-nude victory lap around the house/bar/restaurant where they're watching the game. If you're looking for an alternative to the madness or perhaps want to supplement it with something more sophisticated, you do have options.
Check out a special screening of the Oscar-nominated animated and live action short films. The films are shown for a limited time at The Flicks. Be the one at your friend's Oscar party who actually knows stuff about this category and impresses their delightful cousin you meet that night.
See The Flicks website for showtimes. $7-$10. The Flicks, 646 W. Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4288, theflicksboise.com.