Alexandre Philippe

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Stanley Film Festival will open with Doc of the Dead

    The Stanley Film Festival just announced its opening-night film and other special, scarey events for the four-day fest, which kicks off April 24 at the historic Stanley Hotel. "The Stanley Hotel is consistently voted one of the most haunted hotels in the world, and they give over 75,000 ghost tours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    2013: The Year in Geek

    In less than two weeks, 2013 will come to a close. That means it's time for that most joyous of traditions -- the year-end list! Everywhere you turn, lists of the best, the worst, the most and the least are springing up, informing you about all the cool shit that you missed or, more likely, giving y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Brit Withey

    #35: Brit Withey As artistic director of the Denver Film Society, Brit Withey is the man behind the curtain pulling all levers when it comes to bringing innovative, rare and artful film to the Sie FilmCenter for special screenings throughout the year. But at the annual Starz Denver Film Festival, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Everything I know about patriotism I learned from Captain America

    Captain America made me the patriot I am today. I'm sure there were some other influences. Probably a little Red Dawn, a splash of GI Joe and perhaps even some stuff that didn't come from comic books, movies or after-school cartoons. But it was Captain America, specifically a two-year story arc tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Zombies, motherhood and Tesla: Filmmaker Alexandre O. Philippe launches Fried Comics

    Local filmmaker Alexandre O. Philippe has a passion for pop culture. His work has tackled pop cultural phenomena as big as Star Wars and as small as the strange case of the octopus that correctly predicted Germany's World Cup games a few years back. He's also hard at work on Doc of the Dead, an in-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Local filmmakers tackle zombie culture with Doc of the Dead

    Denver has zombie walks, zombie proms, zombie races, zombie car washes and zombie fashion shows, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that a pair of Denver filmmakers have launched an ambitious zombie documentary. Alexandre O. Philippe and Robert Muratore, the pair behind the Star Wars doc The People ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Top five sci-fi films according to Dan Landes

    Science fiction isn't for everyone. But those who get it, really get it. "Comics and sci-fi are the new archetypes of our culture, we relate to Star Wars and Stan Lee's characters; we've created new mythologies through them," says Dan Landes, restaurateur and self confessed sci-fi geek. And this Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Paul the Octobus film next for The People vs. George Lucas makers about to go international

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Best Local Film (Since March 2004)

    Earthlings: Ugly Bags of Mostly Water

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Flick Pick


  • Film

    January 8, 2004

    Flick Pick

    The Thing

  • Film

    October 2, 2003

    Flick Pick

    Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2003

    Inside Cinema

    A screenwriter pries open the innards of film