Bill Murray turns 64 years old on Sunday, September 21, and the Squeaky Bean will celebrate that momentous occasion with a blowout brunch. While there's no guarantee that Murray will be there, Bean owner Johnny Ballen met Murray, a Regis University graduate, at a college reunion, and after a 2012 Co ... More >>
Is it the end of the year already? Of course not. It's only August, silly. Still, no reason you can't start making plans for New Year's Eve right now, particularly if you're fond of Big Head Todd and the Monsters. If so, might want to snag a babysitter now. After ringing in the New Year last year in ... More >>
You probably remember him as the "grandpa's old cough medicine," urine-drinking cop from Dumb & Dumber, or the serial killer hitchhiker spouting "seven chipmunks twirlin' on a branch, eatin' lots of sunflowers on my uncle's ranch" in There's Something About Mary. But you may not know that Harland Wi ... More >>
February is the month of the Super Bowl, Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day, but there's really only one holiday that counts: Groundhog Day. Not because we take that shadow stuff seriously, but because Groundhog Day is silly, and silly things -- especially those having to do with Groundhog Day -- make u ... More >>
Yesterday in this space, we nodded to ten Colorado-connected hotties, ingenues and reality-TV stars. But our square state is known for funny business, too. Turns out the list of notables who were born or lived here includes lots of notable comedians and comic actors -- some hugely famous, others get ... More >>
The 35th annual Starz Denver Film Festival rolled into its first weekend with a head of steam -- and a pile of cash, thanks to a $2.5 million gift from philanthropists John and Anna Sie that's allowing the Denver Film Society to own its home. Everything hasn't run smoothly over the past few days, bu ... More >>
Big Head Todd and the Monsters already devote a good deal of time and energy to charity-related events and organizations. But when the outfit plays an intimate show at the Soiled Dove Underground this Friday, October 26, it will be for a cause that hits close to home. Very. Keyboardist Jeremy Lawton ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! If you haven't made plans yet, there's an unreal number of shows, from five different festivals to several CD release shows to old school hip-hop. Of course, we have them all listed in our massive concert calendar. If you're feeling industrious, print that bad boy out and bre ... More >>
Face it: You're not going to see The Book of Mormon this weekend without dropping some serious cash for scalped tickets...and even if you get lucky in the daily lottery, you'll pay $25 for that seat. But there are plenty of other entertaining activities in town that you can enjoy on the cheap. From ... More >>
The Squeaky Bean's Johnny Ballen wasn't at the Bean on Saturday night. Instead, he was bartending a party for the class of 1972 at Regis University -- the same college that actor and comedian Bill Murray attended years ago. And Ballen, who wore one of his Squeaky Bean tuxes to the reunion, which Mur ... More >>
Denver blog posts make the most of every situation. Denver Egotist reveals that Bill Murray will crash a local party next month. Wha? Denver Infill's Ryan Dravitz gives us a look at the under-construction Denargo Market Apartments project. Denver Frank asks this question after touting the 'Merica ... More >>
BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS @ RED ROCKS | 6.10.12 It didn't take long for Todd Park Mohr to wax nostalgic for the capacity crowd at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Saturday night. Five songs into his band's nearly two-hour set, the frontman noted that he couldn't remember the last time the group had s ... More >>
There are endless lists to be made about Wes Anderson films: best music moments, best drug references, best Bill Murray scenes.... Fans of Anderson treasure every second of his films, often committing whole passages to memory; many can mimic the characters on screen, and they're always up for a repe ... More >>
Holy Jesus! The bizarro-but-awesome Big Head Todd and Bill Murray saga just took an interesting turn. Last week, as you might remember, we posted a short item about Big Bad Bill being spotted all over Austin recently at SXSW rocking Big Head Todd T-shirts. The actor and La Cabeza Grande had apparent ... More >>
So, speaking of Big Head Todd and the Monsters, whose namesake frontman, as we told you about yesterday, is selling his Washington Park bungalow, do you know who's all sorts of sweet on the band? Bill Murray. Yes, that Bill Murray. Well, that's what we've deduced anyway. Either that, or the actor di ... More >>
Number 5Depending on who you're listening to, the world is going to end in 2012, or the world will undergo some sort of transformation. Either way it's spiritual. What's not spiritual, however, are these cold, hard numbers: The top ten posts on Show and Tell during 2011, which may or may not ... More >>
I've seen the Denver Center Theatre Company's production of A Christmas Carol more than once, and as someone who was brought up on a diet of Mr. Magoo, Reginald Owen, that nice thick novel by Charles Dickens and, later, Bill Murray in Scrooged, I never tire of it: Well-played by the ensemble, with g ... More >>
Bill Murray.Denver blog posts fresh off the griddle. Geeks Who Drinks' last all-Bill Murray quiz takes place at 7 p.m. tonight at the D-Note. Zombieland: Best. Cameo. Ever. BigMedia.org's Jason Salzman quizzes Craig Silverman about why he didn't challenge Denish D'Souza's claim that Barack ... More >>
Hey, Bill Murray -- you're looking sexy. It's Groundhog Day today, a holiday nobody would give a single shit about if it weren't for the 1993 Bill Murray film by the same name, because that movie is awesome. In some ways, it was Murray's career-defining role -- not because the movie was an ou ... More >>
Stop it. Seriously.Groundhog Day may be officially devoted to celebrating a rodent that allegedly has some sort of ability to predict the onset of spring (and we think he's wrong, because despite Phil not seeing his shadow this morning, it's negative degrees outside and very much still winter ... More >>
The groundhog of your discontent.When push comes to shove, February is and pretty much always will be Black History Month -- that's the only one they teach you about in school, anyway, mostly by telling you about Martin Luther King, Jr., the least threatening to white people of the civil righ ... More >>
Less consequential than the groundhog, but still.Everybody knows that, when a groundhog sees its shadow, it means there will be six more weeks of winter; lesser known is that, when a prairie dog sees its shadow, it means there will be a buy-one-get-one-free day at the Denver Zoo on Sunday -- ... More >>
Was traffic a little sluggish this morning? Did it seem as if minivans were lurching across lanes a little more than normal and that SUVs were stopping at yellow lights rather than blowing right through them? Yes it did, and I'll tell you why. The Denver Public Schools year ended Friday, which me ... More >>
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Films on Fillmore
Jim Jarmusch succeeds by keeping Broken Flowers messy.
Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there.
Bill Murray makes Garfield more than a bad cat movie.
Jim Jarmusch serves the perfect blend: Coffee and Cigarettes.
January 29, 2004
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Charlie's high-flying heroines kick ass -- but not the sequel syndrome.
February 13, 2003
The Farrelly Brothers take a churn for the worse in Osmosis Jones.
With clipped wings, Charlie's Angels fly way too low to the ground.