Rather than seethe with jealousy at Facebook friends who are paying big money to head to Austin for South By Southwest, you can stay in Denver and enjoy movies and panel discussions this week -- for free! From a screening of the 1968 Romeo and Juliet to Uranium Drive-In to Dead Man Walking, with a ... More >>
Formed in 2005 by a group of classmates in Putney, England, the xx came to the attention of wide audiences with its 2009, self-produced and self-titled debut album. Bringing together a moody, post-punk musicianship with hip-hop beats and downtemp sensibilities, the xx struck a chord with a sound tha ... More >>
The '90s don't get a lot of cinematic respect. Apart from a handful of acknowledged classics, film fans tend to overlook work from the rest of the decade. And that's a shame, because while the '90s might not be on the radar for a lot of cinemaphiles, there are plenty of good, ass-kicking crime and a ... More >>
Last week, Reyna Von Vett -- whose alter ego, Cora Vette, emcees naughty burlesque shows every Wednesday in the heart of Five Points -- got an e-mail from a business in France asking her to cease and desist using the name of their venue in the title of her show. The venue? Why, the Moulin Ro ... More >>
Silly me. I thought the most aggravating Denver local-TV moment this morning would be Channel 9's use of a seemingly endless promo for the Baz Luhrmann film Australia as a blatant time waster toward the end of the 5 a.m. half hour -- a topic already derided here in the November 21 blog "Filler Vid ... More >>
Welcome to Baz Luhrmann's not-quite-marvelous land of Oz
Ballet Nouveau Colorado has a Valentine for you.
Danny Deckchair sends an upbeat message from Down Under.
Baz Luhrmann makes movies--and audiences--in his own image.
Moulin Rouge thrusts forth a deliciously garish Paris.
Bill Johnson doesn't let the truth get in the way of a good story.