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 >>
Yesterday, as part of our continuing look at Hollywood-Colorado connections (including posts featuring the ten best movies filmed in Colorado and ten memorable flicks set in Colorado but not filmed here), we compiled ten Hollywood movie misses filmed in our fair state. Today, we've flipped the scrip ... 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 >>
Alison Greenberg was a producer for Saving Face and is manager of foundation and donor relations for the Denver Film Society. She wrote this first-person account of her trip to the Oscars with the crew of Saving Face, a documentary which won the Academy Awards for Best Documentary Short. BY ALISON ... More >>
This isn't Daniel Junge's first trip to the Oscars. The Colorado-based filmmaker was nominated for an Academy Award in 2010 for his documentary The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner; this time he's nominated in the Documentary Short category for Saving Face, a film that follows a Pakist ... More >>
Evidence is mounting that Tim Tebow is a crappy quarterback. He has thrown four interceptions versus the Buffalo Bills and completed 27 percent of his passes in Sunday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. But that doesn't mean people think he's a bad guy. In fact, in something called the Zillow Celebri ... More >>
Elvis is everywhereElvis Costello finally made his Sesame Street appearance last week with a number-orientated rendition of "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes." The show is a well-tread, 42-year-old road that has included a charmingly sweet Tony Bennett, an unexpectedly fitting LL Cool J, ... More >>
The new owner of the balloon boy ballon.Almost two years after Falcon Heene did not float away in his father's homemade helium balloon, the legend is still flying high. And Michael Fruitman, the owner of Mike's Stadium Sportscards in Aurora, plans to enjoy the ride. He just bought this "uniqu ... More >>
David Fincher has made a name for himself by giving audiences cerebral stories with a penchant to wash out color as often as possible. His latest film was the universally applauded Social Network, but before he wowed the critics he won over the common people with some of the best films to eve ... More >>
Since time immemorial, we've liked our artists deceased. The fame, the money, you may experience those in your lifetime. But the respect, that only comes after you die--preferably young and in an unexpected way. From Vincent van Gogh to Robert Johnson, the list on artists who passed on to ... More >>
The best DVDs of '07 made old movies feel new again.
Ang Lee steams up Toronto with Lust, Caution.
Angelina Jolie kidnaps Daniel Pearl’s movie.
John Baker wants to give this town what fore!
Four women struggle to face midlife in Friends With Money.
From the week of March 30, 2006
Sorry, but Denver has nothing to apologize for.
The Matador helps Pierce Brosnan shatter his Bond mold.
A year of dysfunctional family values -- and missing panties.
Black Black Ocean rolls in for one last romp.
Is building a jail as an extension of Denver's Civic Center really the right thing to do?
From the week of January 13, 2005
Baseball's current stumble is part of a jarring pro-sports tumble.
Twin tigers light up the screen in Two Brothers.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
Maid rehashes an old formula.
Eee-O 11: The Best of the Rat Pack / Live at the Sands (Capitol)
Reveal (Warner Bros.)
The Southtown Kingz get the royal treatment as they trump gender roles -- and drive the audience wild.
Stuffed and mounted
Aronofsky's followup to ¼ is a brutal personal movie about the horrors of drug addiction.
First-time director Kimberly Peirce distinguishes herself and her real-life subject with Boys Don't Cry.