With Friday's release of The Heat (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy), another buddy cop movie joins a film library filled with explosions, oddball pairings and broad humor. While the genre's been compacted into a cliche over the years (especially immediately following its heyday in the late '80s and ... More >>
Update below: Moments ago, we reached James Mapes, the man who was arrested late last night for visibly wearing a weapon into a Thornton movie theater. Mapes has a concealed-carry permit and says he wasn't attempting to garner attention for Second Amendment-related subjects by wearing a gun in plain ... More >>
Once upon a time in the '90s, I was not the cool blogger I am now. I was just like any other teenager, barely existing on the Internet (save for being a third, observational party to my best friend's chat-room adventures) and living out my writing dreams as a reporter for my high-school newspaper, T ... More >>
It's a telling fact that, in a movie that features talking animals (including a monkey that sounds like Gilbert Gottfried doing a Joan Rivers impression), the least believable conceit is how Kevin James has a really good-looking girlfriend -- but that's just one of the many fatal flaws appare ... More >>
Winona Ryder is so cool, Johnny Depp tattooed "Winona Forever" on his arm when they were engaged. Her first audition was a monologue from Franny & Zooey. Generation X has a crush on her. And we forgive her for the shoplifting. Actors do way worse things. Inspired by our Winona fever, as well ... More >>
It's been ten years since the first installment of Meet the Parents paired Robert DeNiro as an overbearing, somewhat menacing father-in-law with Ben Stiller as an awkward, you know, every character Ben Stiller ever plays. But get this: His last name is -- this is hilarious! -- Focker. Ten yea ... More >>
Ah, better times.It's the most wonderful cash crop of the year, this Christmas thing. And while we feel there's been a decline in the quantity of Christmas movies lately (a political correctness issue, perhaps?), Hollywood can't help but put out one or two cheer-baiting full-lengths annually. ... More >>
Photo courtesy Cornell UniversityTemple Grandin is keeping some impressive company.It's been a nice year thus far for CSU professor/cow whisperer Temple Grandin. In February, she was portrayed by actress Claire Danes in Temple Grandin, a well-reviewed HBO biopic. And now, she's been named on ... More >>
Michael Ledwitz dresses up nicely.The Denver Post apparently has a policy against having any fun on the subject of Denver Magazine. The September edition of the glossy featured a cover shot of Channel 31 anchors Libby Weaver and Natalie Tysdale in a naughty-lesbos pose that could have doubled ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Vince Vaughn tries to attract a different set of underage babies with Fred Claus.
Tuesday, August 28, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-832-5288.
Avoiding the Consequences (Latenight Weeknight Records)
In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam.
Vin Diesel moves in, and the laughs move out.
Streisand and Hoffman save a family -- and a movie, too.
Searching for the meaning of life in a movie that barely exists.
Dodgeball and beer are worth cheering
Will Ferrell's Anchorman is dumb, and funny, as hell.
No obvious joke goes untouched in this so-so remake.
Film buffs can reach for the stars at the Ultimate Film Fanatic competition.
Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage
Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation
The Royal Tenenbaums
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
Stiller and De Niro square off in Meet the Parents.
Amanda Peet chews up brainless suitors by the bushel in Whipped.
How Jim Carrey turned Chris O'Connor into a Primitive Radio God.