Alien (Movie)

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    April 9, 2014

    Top five friendly robots in pop culture, from Wall-E to R2-D2

    From HAL to the Terminator, robots in fiction play the part of the bad guy more often than not. Here in the real world, though, robots do some good work, and very little evil. You can get a taste of some of that good work this Sunday, April 13 at Robotics at the Hangar at Wings Over the Rockies Air ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013

    Aliens: The enduring perfection of James Cameron's sci-fi film

    Welcome to a new column called Geek Speak, in which we take on an aspect of geek culture each week. On this day 27 years ago, moviegoers got their first look at one of cinema's rare perfect films when Aliens hit almost 1,500 theaters. Audiences loved it. Critics loved it. The studio must have loved ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Repertory Cinema Wishlist: The Duellists

    Before the original Alien clinched stardom for director Ridley Scott, back when Blade Runner was just a twinkle in Scott's imaginative eye, there was his first film, The Duellists, a Napoleonic-era yarn based on a slip of a real incident that was later embellished into a short story by Joseph Conrad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Five prequel, sequel and remade movies I will watch -- no matter how bad they are

    I'm among the petulant grumblers about super-popular movies getting prequels, gaining sequels and being retrofitted to appeal to current fans while grabbing up new fans with sexy, glammy, glitzy things like turbo-hottie actors and actresses and the expensive magic of CGI. But I grumble because I car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Eight things every horror movie needs, according to Bruce Kawin

    Do you like scary movies? Bruce Kawin, a professor of English and film at the University of Colorado Boulder, likes them so well he's written a book, Horror and the Horror Film, on the topic. Covering hundreds of movies across the history of horror, the book explains what makes a movie scary and off ... More >>

  • Film

    June 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 19, 2007

    The Bald and the Beautiful

    It seemed like just last month that Britney Spears' only shaved head was between her legs. The upside about her rehab-induced mental tailspin? We got a five minute respite from the Anna Nicole baby's daddy saga. The bad news? Britney Spears finally ruined her last redeeming aspect: her locks. Strang ... More >>