Terrorism hit close to home in September 2009, when Aurora resident Najibullah Zazi, an airport shuttle driver, was indicted for being part of a conspiracy to bomb the subways of New York -- with homemade bombs concocted from ingredients he'd purchased at local beauty supply stores. In February 2010 ... More >>
Mario ZootsBurbank, California's DIY label Deathbomb Arc began a monumental sonic undertaking this September, offering up over a hundred songs to subscribers of its yearlong "Digital Singles Club" for just ten bucks. Taken from the idea behind the label's past cassette tape club -- which fe ... More >>
"Ho ho holy crap, do I hate Christmas music"Every season, once Thanksgiving is in the books (and sometimes earlier, god forbid) and the shopping frenzy begins in earnest, my most-hated time of the year comes around: Christmas music season. See, I don't hate Christmas, per se -- I'm no Scrooge ... More >>
Ward Churchill, in an image from HBO's documentary "Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech." Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech, debuts Monday, June 29, on HBO -- and judging by its trailer, Colorado's own Ward Churchill is a significant player in the documentary. The ... More >>
The fat ladies sing at a new exhibit of works by Fernando Botero.
Jason Bosch, sole dynamo behind the weekly ArgusFest human-rights film series, originally planned to screen the Errol Morris documentary Standard Operating Procedure, a stark look at the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, tonight at the Mercury Cafe. But he changed his mind when he decided to ... More >>
Llewellyn Werner thinks skateparks could get Iraq's economy rolling
Errol Morris cuts the Abu Ghraib MPs some slack in Standard Operating Procedure.
Don't blame Michael Haneke if you don't like what you see.
Spurts of laughter, spurts of blood.
A methodical look at how and why we torture in Taxi to the Dark Side.
Non-fiction continues its ascent on the screen.
With outrage to spare, a fierce Brian De Palma returns to the war zone. Take cover.
The item in the October 11 Westword advancing author Carl Bernstein’s appearance at the LoDo Tattered Cover on Monday, October 15, contains only a few snippets from the wide-ranging Q&A reproduced below. During his conversation with Westword, All the President’s Men co-author Bernstein proved t ... More >>
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq war docs, No End in Sight devastates.
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.
The story of an '80s anti-apartheid activist carries overtones of the present.
Clint Eastwood strips away the myths surrounding the Greatest Generation.
Sir! No Sir! recounts the GIs who refused to ride the killing machine.
Fast reviews of recent releases
A misdirected e-mail is a revelation.
Silver City and Colorado stand out in this season of political intrigue.
Pulitzer Prize-winning photos shine in Capture the Moment.
I set out to write a story on open-mike nights. But the joke was on me.
Inside Al-Jazeera, journalists tell a familiar story unfamiliarly.
The Radical Cheerleaders take up pom-poms against their oppressors.