Thanksgiving is a time not just for feasting, but family antics. Everyone has a story from the holiday -- whether heart-warming or heart-breaking. This year, instead of focusing on the drama at the table, why not direct your attention to the silver screen? When you need a time-out from your family o ... More >>
Horror films take place in an alternate universe where logic disappears. The villain comes back to life, the car doesn't start and those damn kids always go into the dark basement alone. Instead of spending your Halloween partying with people in Ebola patient costumes, choose a classic horror movie ... More >>
The best scary movies are not necessarily the ones with superb acting or cutting-edge special effects. You don't need Alfred Hitchcock or Wes Craven -- or even a big budget -- to get scared silly. The best scary movies are sometimes strange and sometimes campy, with a dark sense of humor. Here are o ... More >>
Whether you're looking for a dip into cinema studies, a killer sports doc or a trashy romantic comedy, Denver's big screens have you covered this month. Bike to the Blake Street Tavern for 40-Year-Old Virgin, immerse yourself in the glory of five of Hitchcock's greatest films and kick your way throu ... More >>
Filmmaker Guy Maddin says that watching a movie has more in common with a paranormal séance than meets the eye; he remembers the first time he realized that the French word for a movie screening is "séance," which translates into "a sitting." Both activities take place in the dark; both are enchan ... More >>
#37: Terry Dodd Terry Dodd has been entrenched in local theater as a director and playwright for more than thirty years, garnering dozens of awards and other kudos for his thoughtfully crafted work. These days, he shares the wealth as a teacher, too, and as a dedicated lover of a good script, he's ... More >>
Wax Tailor is the long-running hip-hop/downtempo project of Jean-Christophe Le Saoût. In the '90s, Le Saoût was involved with the rap band La Formule, and in the latter part of that decade, frustrated with the creative restrictions of a major label, he established the Lab'Oratoire imprint. In 2001 ... More >>
One reliable means of free entertainment, as Jimmy Stewart discovers in the 1954 film Rear Window, is to spy on your neighbors. But you won't have to resort to such voyeuristic methods this week to have fun. Instead, you can watch a screening of the Hitchcock classic, catch theater previews for the ... More >>
Although the variety of flicks at the Starz Denver Film Festival lets movie lovers tailor their own fest, the marquee events serve as signposts -- and this year's opening night feature, A Late Quartet, and Big Night spotlight, Quartet, underwhelmed compared to the $2.5 million gift from Anna and Joh ... More >>
Is there anyone there?In a way, there's nothing sadder than obsolescence, a thing no longer useful left to fall into misuse and disrepair -- and there's maybe no better example of that than the pay phone. That's why, for the past couple of weeks, we've been highlighting one Sad Payphone of th ... More >>
Ben Barnes and Jessica Biel in "Easy Virtue." Easy Virtue, which opens today at the Esquire Theatre, marks a return for Stephan Elliott, who directed the film and co-wrote the screenplay with fellow Australian Sheridan Jobbins, who accompanied him during a recent publicity trip to Denver and took p ... More >>
The Denver Film Society
Boring game play mars Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects.
"Dial S for Suspense" series at the Starz FilmCenter
DAVA brings art to all five senses.
Parodies and Satires of Cinema
Brad and Angelina are out to kill each other. You may want a piece of them, too.
Cary Grant Film Festival
Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca
Da Birds! Da Birds!
June 12, 2003
The spirit of Hitchcock pops up in a deft French thriller.
You're Sensational: Cole Porter in the '20s, '40s, & '50s/Cole Porter Centennial Collection, Volume 2 (Indiana Historical Society/Koch International Classics)
How the twist ending left M. Night Shyamalan twisting in the breeze
Mission to Mars becomes a long, strange trip.