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    October 1, 2014

    The Ten Best Geek Events in Denver in October

    The best month to be a geek is here at last. October brings a heady selection of horror movies, costume opportunities and other top-notch opportunities to get our geek on. Between now and Halloween, our city is offering up everything from a literary sci-fi convention to a visit from the Internet's f ... More >>

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    October 1, 2014

    The Ten Best Movie Events in Denver in October

    Some say October is the month when the veil between the dead and the living vanishes. For movie lovers, this is no rare thing: We're used to the shadows of the past flickering before our eyes and yesterday's voices flooding our ears. And not just in horror films; after all, every movie -- even scien ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    The Ten Best Film Events in September in Denver

    Denver movie lovers should invest in some eye drops and caffeine pills and brace themselves for a nonstop month of cinematic bliss. To get a sense of just how much is going on, consider all the festivals that deserve mention yet didn't make this list: The Southern Colorado Film Festival, Trindie Fes ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Reservoir Dogs-inspired beer dinner at Alamo Drafthouse tonight

    Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino's debut film, features a colorful cast of characters and some iconic scenes that the culinary team at the Alamo Drafthouse have translated from film to the language of food for a a four-course beer dinner accompanying a screening at 7 p.m. tonight. See also: Slow ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    24 Hours of Twin Peaks at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

    Twenty-five years ago, the entire population of the United States was obsessing over a question posed by David Lynch and Mark Frost in their cult-classic television series Twin Peaks: "Who killed Laura Palmer?" The show's pilot will play at the Alamo Drafthouse tonight, and from noon Saturday throug ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    The ten best movie events in Denver in August

    With summer fading away, the studios are releasing the last blockbusters and many moviegoers are dreading the pre-Oscar lull. Fear not, cinephiles. Denver's movie scene is vibrant. This month you can huddle up and catch a doc at Sports Authority Field, drink a beer and watch a horror flick at Crash ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver in August

    If you're ready to get out of this unseasonal rain and have some good, clean (and dry) geek fun indoors, August will make you a very happy nerd. Two cons, one weird county fair and more movies than you can shake are just some of the highlights of a month packed full of great geek fun. Here are Augus ... More >>

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    July 17, 2014

    The misunderstood mastery of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    Forty years ago, one of the most infamous horror movies of all time was released. Tobe Hooper's grimy, lo-fi The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was filmed on a small budget -- reports differ, but no more than $300,000 by any account -- and went on to gross $30 million at the box office and become one of th ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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    July 1, 2014

    The ten best movie events in Denver in July

    July is a perfect time to bask under the stars at one of Denver's many outdoor screenings or to cuddle up in an air-conditioned theater and get out of the heat. This month's picks for movie events include throw-back classics, one queer festival and two killer new releases. See also: The ten best g ... More >>

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    June 30, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver in July

    If Fourth of July picnics and World Cup hysteria aren't doing it for you, July has plenty of geek entertainment to offer -- whether you're looking to get your game on, enjoy Star Wars in the traditional Shakespearean form or just sit in the blessedly cool, air-conditioned embrace of a movie theater ... More >>

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    June 26, 2014

    From Basket Case to Raiders, the undying cult of genre film

    On Saturday the Alamo Drafthouse is showing the cult-classic horror film Basket Case. Given that the movie was made for around $35,000 with a largely amateur cast and crew, it's hard to imagine a film less likely to still be showing in theaters more than thirty years after it was first released. Eve ... More >>

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    June 10, 2014

    Ten places to chill this summer in Denver

    With the temperatures heating up, finding cool, fun places in Denver to beat the heat is a necessity. From the chilled out vibe and atmosphere of Laserium at Gates Planetarium to the delicious, icy treats and prime people-watching of Sweet Action Ice Cream, there is lots to do inside while taking a ... More >>

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    May 16, 2014

    Get your glow in the dark on with the Kanye West sing-along at Alamo Drafthouse Saturday

    Are you the kind of driver who likes to crank up the stereo and belt out your favorite songs with the windows rolled down? Maybe you're an at-home pop diva who loads up her YouTube playlist and screams into a hairbrush while posing in the mirror. Whatever your music-fan fancy, the Action Pack sing-a ... More >>

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    March 28, 2014

    Movies for high tea: Top ten period dramas

    Are you a prudish nostalgic looking to sip some tea, nibble on crumpets and harken back to the good old days when servants were servants, aristocrats were aristocrats and monarchs bred with each other over and over and over again, holding onto their estates through thinly veiled incest? Do you long ... More >>

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    March 28, 2014

    The Alamo celebrates period drama with Persuasion

    Denver blogs feed your Downton Abbey addiction. On Show and Tell, Kyle Harris gets ready for the Alamo Drafthouse's showing of Persuasion by running down ten period films everyone should see. At the Colorado Independent, Mike Littwin looks at why the fight over contraception could boost Democrats' ... More >>

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    March 27, 2014
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    March 13, 2014
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    February 28, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver in March

    It's March, the month of college basketball brackets and St. Patrick's Day. But don't worry: While the rest of your office is busy throwing money away pretending to care about college hoops and drinking shitty green beer, there's plenty of great geek fun to be had. March's ten best geek events inclu ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Alamo Drafthouse goes crazy for Miyazaki

    When The Wind Rises opens February 28 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, it will be the last new film from anime legend Hiyao Miyazaki, who is retiring. In honor of that auspicious occasion, the Alamo is paying tribute to the master with Miyazaki Madness, a series of seven of his greatest films. Start ... More >>

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    February 3, 2014

    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema unveils plans for a second Colorado location on West Colfax

    Although the first Alamo Drafthouse opened less than a year ago, the Texas-based chain already has a second movie theater on West Colfax. The success of the location in Littleton prompted the company to extend its brand in metro Denver. The new Alamo will be part of the Sloans development plan, the ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014
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    January 23, 2014
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    January 16, 2014

    Six Britney Spears music videos in time for Alamo Drafthouse's Sing-Along Dance Party

    From Mouseketeer to sexy schoolgirl to shaved-head rebel, Britney Spears has created many dance-worthy tunes in her fourteen-year career. As part of the Alamo Drafthouse's Action Pack interactive events, the theater will host a Britney Spears Sing-Along Dance Party Friday, January 17 at 9:30 p.m. (w ... More >>

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    January 8, 2014

    Keith Garcia and Theresa Mercado join forces for new film series Channel Z

    For years, Keith Garcia's Watching Hour series brought everything from forgotten classics of the VHS era to the newest underground horror and science fiction to adventurous film fans in Denver. That ended when Garcia left the Denver Film Society to take the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema's creative manager ... More >>

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    December 12, 2013
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    December 5, 2013
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    December 4, 2013

    Alamo Drafthouse celebrates the news, from All the President's Men tonight through Newsies

    The Alamo Drafthouse has only been open for a short while, but has already become and indispensable resource for Denver-area cinephiles. Engaging with the local film and comedy scenes through events like Mile High ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    The top ten geek events in Denver in December

    Baby, it's cold outside, which is all the more reason to stay inside and concentrate on cool, geeky activities all month. Once Christmas gets here, you'll probably be too busy playing with your shiny new Xbox One or Playstation 4 to get out of the house much, but until then, you're going to need som ... More >>

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    November 27, 2013

    Five ways to give traditional Thanksgiving meals the bird

    All the turkeys left in stores around town are still frozen, and you don't have a clue what you're going to do tomorrow. Don't despair: Many restaurants that are serving traditional meals still have room at the table. But if you'd like to give the classic holiday meal the bird, there are options for ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    Update: Akira coming to Alamo for two free showings next Monday

    If you need something to be thankful for, how about a free screening of the biggest anime of all? The Alamo Drafthouse is bringing Akira to its screen for a special 25th anniversary showing on Monday, November 25, offering anime fans new and old a chance to see the feted classic on the big screen. " ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Alamo Drafthouse celebrates "Tough Ladies" in film, welcoming Pam Grier in-person tonight

    Tonight the Alamo Drafthouse will welcome Pam Grier back to the Littleton cinema space for a special appearance and showing of her 1974 classic, Foxy Brown. As both a featured guest in the theater's "Tough Women" month of programming and part of its running "Color Commentary" series, Grier will be a ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013

    The top ten geek events in Denver in November

    The leaves have turned and the weather's gone cold, but we geeks aren't concerned -- all of our favorite activities take place indoors, anyway. And this November will give Denver geeks plenty to be thankful for between now and Thanksgiving. In addition to the usual buffet of turkey and pumpkin pie, ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    October 1, 2013

    The top ten geek events in Denver in October

    Is there a more geek-friendly month than October? With Halloween anchoring things at the end, we get a full slate of horror goodies all month, and even the mundanes get in the spirit. Horror not your thing? It's still an excuse to dress up as your favorite robot, hobbit or superhero (plus, free cand ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013
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    September 19, 2013
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    September 17, 2013

    Odell's Brewery and Alamo Drafthouse team up for a Fight Club movie night

    Alamo Drafthouse, 7301 South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, is hosting a Fight Club food and film event tonight. Chef Seth Rexroad has prepared a four-course meal coordinated with David Fincher's movie. See also: First look: CapRock Farm Bar opens Tuesday at the Source -- and whiskey is on the horizo ... More >>

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    September 16, 2013

    Oktoberfest, DISH and more on this week's culinary calendar

    Harvest Week begins this Sunday and runs through Friday, September 27. The week-long celebration features 36 EatDenver restaurants collaborating on a series of pop-up dinner parties at the GrowHaus, 4751 York Street. The parties (a brunch and five dinners) will have interactive themes and sell out i ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013

    Updated: Friday the 13th screening moves indoors

    This just in: Due to the unpredictable forecast we are cancelling the 'outdoor' portion of the FRIDAY THE 13TH event, here's what we're doing so you can still watch this chiller classic on the day it was intended to be seen: >Alamo Drafthouse Littleton will be screening FRIDAY THE 13TH in a theater ... More >>

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    August 29, 2013

    The ten best geek events in September in Denver

    September is here and school is back in session. Okay, now that you're all bummed out, here's the good news: September is also chock full of great geek events. As summer fades into autumn, Denver's geeks get to enjoy two great cons, lots of fantastic genre film and even a little geek-themed improv. ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    Sleepaway Camp's Jonathan Tiersten on the film's lasting appeal

    The summer-slasher Sleepaway Camp has been slowly amassing a cult audience over the past thirty years. In many ways it's a standard slasher, built on a series of gruesome murder set pieces, but its odd moments and bizarre-twist ending go a long way to set it apart from its more generic ilk. On the c ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013

    Shaun of the Dead: Your gateway drug to zombie fandom

    "You've got red on you." Don't like that one? How about "We're coming to get you, Barbara!" -- which serves as a clever callback to the movie that birthed the modern zombie. Maybe you prefer something like the creatively cursed "Fuck-a-doodle-doo!" There's no question that the abundance of quotable ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, July 22-25

    Long before the Kardashians and the advent of shock-reality television, there was Network, the whip-smart 1976 satire that predicted the tactics TV stations would one day use to attract viewers. That's just one of the free events in Denver this weekend -- all opportunities to get out and do somethin ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013
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    April 19, 2013

    Cure the 4/20 munchies at these culinary events tomorrow

    Happy Friday! It's 4/20 tomorrow, man, so here's a pinch of foodie events to satisfy the munchies -- whether you partake in the "festivities" or not. And if you know of any other happenings, feel free to puff-puff and pass them along in the comments section below. See also: - The 4/20 party list: W ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    June 27, 2012

    Alamo Drafthouse brings Willy Wonka -- and a real chocolate factory -- to Aspen Grove

    The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, where movies and beer dwell together in perfect harmony, won't open its doors at Aspen Grove until early next year, but the much-awaited franchise is already serving that community by hosting a Wednesday-night outdoor film festival at the Littleton mall this summer.

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    June 7, 2012
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