On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, Stephanie Zacharek of The Village Voice and Amy Nicholson of L.A. Weekly discuss Kimberly Peirce's reimagining of Stephen King's Carrie -- and Nicholson convinces Stephanie to go see Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa.
It might not help you understand Curiosity's mission
This Sunday, the most ambitious mission to Mars thus far will land on the red planet. The Curiosity Rover is on a two-year mission to look for signs of life, study its climate and geology and collect data that might help future manned missions. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is hosting a li ... More >>
This 2006 Message column "HDNet Gains" profiled HDNet, billionaire Mark Cuban's high-definition television network. At the time, Cuban and his Denver-based partner, Philip Garvin, were thrilled about adding longtime CBS anchor Dan Rather to HDNet's family. But Garvin remained frustrated that the pro ... More >>
The PleasuresDudes, Denver's way-past-prime-time adult TV celebs, were invited to work the green carpet last weekend at the Los Angeles premiere of Poultrygeist. See their slideshow here; their upclose and personal account of the green-carpet capers continues below (read part one here): The green ... More >>
Michael Haneke and his brutal home invaders return to implicate you, again.
Bringing zombie horror to the Heartland, The Signal comes through loud and clear.
Cloverfield is a big, dumb monster movie about nothing.
With outrage to spare, a fierce Brian De Palma returns to the war zone. Take cover.
It’s not torture, but this latest Mideast thriller’s as conventional as they come. We’re (water) bored. (Sorry.)
Peter Berg sends Jamie Foxx to fight the enemy over there in The Kingdom.
Where old masters, drunk teenagers, and Asia Argento make the fest's first week a blast.
Yep, Lindsay Lohan was able to finish a movie in between stints in jail and rehab. I Know Who Killed Me opens tonight at theaters everywhere. And while the powers that be didn't offer a screening in time to make the paper version of Westword, we have one for you here. Watch the mallratsâ€™ jaws d ... More >>
This ethically questionable documentary spends a year on the Golden Gate -- videotaping the jumpers.
A pair of events included in Saturday's Denver Film Festival slate ran the qualitative gamut. Things started on a positive note with a tribute to Vilmos Zsigmond, 76, a Hungary-born cinematographer who made some of the most visually distinctive American films of the 1970s, and is still active today ... More >>
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness.
The year's most shameless B-movie delivers exactly what it promises.
Mission: Impossible III runs the franchise into the ground.
Wayne Kramer's latest casts a Paul over the proceedings.
Parodies and Satires of Cinema
Layer Cake is a hearty, confounding slice of the British underworld.
Albert and Allen Hughes deliver a sensuous but grisly message From Hell.
The release of Apocalypse Now Redux sharpens the debate over the moral complexities of the battlefield.
After writing for more than 400 films, Ennio Morricone remains the man with one name
With Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Ang Lee kicks the martial-arts movie to the art-house crowd.
Woo's follow-up film runs on Cruise control.
DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?
Mission to Mars becomes a long, strange trip.