Comedy writing pioneer Bruce Vilanch is bursting with gayness. One of the first openly gay comedians, he's known for his continuing role on Hollywood Squares and as a head writer for the Academy Awards show, as well as writing jokes for Bette Midler, Elizabeth Taylor, The Brady Bunch, Donnie and Mar ... More >>
A Hollywood stylist before the term was even coined, costume designer Edith Head was the imagination behind the wardrobes for hundreds of films. For decades, the petite, behind-the-scenes boss oversaw a majority of Paramount's clothing-design work, dressing stars like Elizabeth Taylor and Bette Davi ... More >>
I'd never thought much about the statement "better living through chemistry" until recently, when a new witch moved into my commune. She seemed to take the already counterculture-heavy snow globe that is my home -- known as The Witch House House -- and shake it with a spell-driven vigor. She only co ... More >>
Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- including many flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies.
Here, he shares his take on this evening's Opening Night film, A ... More >>
Don't know what to do this weekend? We've got you covered. From a bike-themed art show to an all-female performance group, to John Waters's favorite movie, this is your events guide all in one place. The best part? None of these events will cost you more than a Hamilton. Get up, get out, and enjoy t ... More >>
As the end of the month approaches -- and the rent is due -- other expenses fall by the wayside. We start making bizarre food concoctions out of whatever is left in the fridge and skimp on luxuries, like shampoo. But even though the landlord is looking for us, it's no reason to skimp on fun. Here's ... More >>
"The Descendants."Next Monday, October 17, the Starz Denver Film Festival's website will go live with the entire 2011 lineup, and it's a hefty one: a whopping 260 flicks will unspool November 2-13.
But today, fest executive director Tom Botelho offers us a preview of the highest profile movi ... More >>
If you're one of those weirdoes that do your taxes straight away at the end of January, then chances are you've got a big old government check burning a whole in your pocket right now. Thankfully, we've got plenty of stuff for you to spend your money on. If you've got a bad memory, if you're ... More >>
"Black Swan."The Starz Denver Film Festival has lately gotten very good at choosing future Academy Award nominees or winners to spotlight on its highest profile evenings -- and given the Oscar buzz surrounding Black Swan, Saturday's closing-night offering at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, th ... More >>
Apparently this week is "awesome book week" because three of our picks come from trees, while another is based on a book. Okay, it's possible we're just attempting to show off the fact that we have the ability to read, but even so, a book from our last president, a comic collection from one o ... More >>
Seth Meyers does Ken Buck.Congrats, Ken Buck. One poll shows your lead over Michael Bennet in the Senate race has shrunk to a dead heat, likely due to your comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism and suggestion that global warming is a hoax, not to mention that "buyer's remorse" comment abo ... More >>
Daniel Junge is an accomplished filmmaker who just netted an Academy Award nomination for his short documentary The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner -- and he manages to make his movies from a home base of Denver.
Junge, who traveled to the Amazonian jungle to film They Killed Sister ... More >>
Dev Patel and Freida Pinto in "Slumdog Millionaire."
The eight Oscars collected last night by Slumdog Millionaire during last night's 81st Academy Awards presentation didn't just reflect well on the Hollywood film community, which chose to reward an oddball tale chock-a-block with subtitles and se ... More >>