By our informal count, there are about forty explosions in the two-minute trailer for Battle: Los Angles -- which breaks down to about one explosion every three seconds. That number gets even more impressive when you take into account that the explosions don't even really get started until ab ... More >>
Paul the Octopus.One of the annual oddities of the Starz Denver Film Festival is the scheduling of the closing night film (this year, the unintentionally hilarious Black Swan) on the event's second-to-the-last day. As usual, Sunday, the day after, featured a full slate of cinema, with The Peo ... More >>
Brit Withey.Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies. Below, he describes his choice for Thursday, November 11: Do ... More >>
Aaron Eckhart urges you to comment on this.For film-geeks in Denver, the Starz Denver Film Festival is always the high point of the year -- and from the Denver Film Society's sudden new digs to the eerily timed death of George Hickenlooper, this year's fest has been a particularly wild ride. ... More >>
Aron Ralston.Director Danny Boyle's films are becoming a staple of the Starz Denver Film Festival's Big Night showcase. In 2008, Slumdog Millionaire joyously filled this festival slot, anticipating its march to a Best Picture Oscar. And on Friday, Boyle's latest, 127 Hours, was introduced by ... More >>
"Rabbit Hole."When programmers chose Rabbit Hole to open the Starz Denver Film Festival, they likely did so because of its quality and local link; director John Cameron Mitchell is from Colorado Springs. But this meditation on a couple dealing with a child's death is appropriate for another r ... More >>
George Hickenlooper and friend.Saturday brought news about the shocking death of George Hickenlooper, Mayor John Hickenlooper's filmmaking cousin, who was in Denver to screen his latest flick, Casino Jack, as part of the Starz Denver Film Festival. The show will go on, says festival director ... More >>
Heath Ledger peers into the void as Christopher Nolan's Batman returns.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam.
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness.
Thank You for Smoking's satire falls short of incendiary.
The Missing misses plenty, except ancient prejudices.
Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage
This time, it's the woman who manipulates the man.
Bored? Nurse Betty has the cure.
Julia Roberts tops herself in Erin Brockovich.
Oliver Stone tackles pro football on Any Given Sunday.