We seem to be obsessed with superheroes these days -- but on Veterans Day, we recognize the true American heroes. Thanks to cinema, civilians have been able to get a closer look at what war is really like, with all the horrors and the heartbreaks. The best of these war movies have been recognized by ... More >>
For ten years, The Room has been confounding and entertaining audiences. The film's strange blend of inept performance, oblique writing and haphazard direction has earned it an ever-growing cult audience that can't get enough of the movie's unique charms. Sure, by most standards it a "bad" film, eve ... More >>
Love is weird. Most anyone over the age of, say, sixteen or so has at least one story of an ill-fated romance based on the old adage of "opposites attract." Worse, it's usually more "whatever will cause us the most confusion, chaos and, most likely, pain attracts." That's not to say those strange ro ... More >>
Once a film reaches the status of Casablanca -- retired to the vault of such designations as "classic," "legendary," "timeless" -- fans begin looking at the picture through the lens of their own memory. As with Star Wars or The Big Lebowski, devotees of Casablanca will always remember the first time ... More >>
"The Searchers."The Colorado legislature just nixed a plan to tack a ten-cent fee onto movie tickets, money that would have been used to provide financial incentives for film companies that want to make movies in this state. As revised, the bill would now ask for donations from movie-goers -- ... More >>
Poor Gary Hart. The former senator, erstwhile presidential candidate and subject of two recent Westword Q&As (click here and here to check them out) got to walk the red carpet with -- woo-hoo! -- Arianna Huffington prior to an American Film Institute tribute to actor/director Warren Beatty, and he w ... More >>
In Wristcutters, the afterlife is just a lousier version of real life. Oh, and Tom Waits is there.
Portions of Mr. & Mrs. Smith were filmed in Glenwood Springs. Last week the American Film Institute issued its updated list of the top 100 films of all time. As to be expected, Citizen Kane is still number one, but Casablanca fell to number three in favor of The Godfather. To view the complete lis ... More >>
Can William Friedkin resurrect his career with Bug?
She's the Man fills the bill for teenage drag-king fans.
Longmont Film Festival
PeaceJam scores two theatrical releases -- and kudos from Michael Moore.
Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously.
The World Cinema Series
July 30 - August 5, 1998