There are better films than Army of Darkness. Hell, there are better Evil Dead films than Army of Darkness (ahem, Evil Dead II is clearly the best in the franchise). There are more important films than Army of Darkness (just ask any film school professor). There are probably even more fun movies tha ... More >>
At last, Colorado has transitioned from people complaining about cold weather to people complaining about hot weather. Geeks will have no reason to complain, though: The month of June is packed full of great geek activities, and nearly all of them are indoors in air-conditioned spaces. Better even t ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book ... More >>
Singing, dancing and demonic possession have never come together quite like they do in Evil Dead: The Musical. The production, which kicks off this Friday at the Bug Theatre, combines plot elements from all three of the films --Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness -- and then adds songs like ... More >>
Nathan Lund, a comedian in the Fine Gentleman's Club, may not strike Denver comedy fans as a man of letters, but those who listen closely will be unsurprised. However, there' a lot going on beneath Lund's direct, unvarnished style of joke-telling and his wooly appearance. An integral figure in t ... More >>
It seems obvious that Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) liked hats when you think about it; one of the beloved children's author's most famous books, after all, has the word in the title. And in the worlds he constructed, where cats wear hats and food takes on unusual color, whimsy and delight are the ... More >>
Summertime, and the living is easy -- and easy on your wallet. Whether you want to see a campy horror flick about supernatural sorority sisters, watch Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy or attend a vintage fashion trunk show, you can do it all for free this week. Share more bargain free events in our comm ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature that celebrates the books that inspire Denver art ... More >>
At The ABCs of Death, opening today at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a current or rising star in the genre. It's a tasty appetizer that can serve as a meal in and of itself, but what ... More >>
Wayne White might be the most prolific and virtually unknown contributor to popular culture of the last four decades. But the illustrator, painter, sculptor and puppet-maker from Chattanooga is getting some much deserved exposure with the release of Beauty Is Embarrassing, a documentary about White' ... More >>
As far as campy horror trilogies are concerned, there is really nothing better than the Evil Dead series -- but although the series has been re-imagined in game form before, it's never quite achieved the cult-status of the films. Boulder based iOS game developer Backflip Studios is hoping to ... More >>
GOP role model?Matt Arnold, the man behind Clear the Bench Colorado, has announced his intention to succeed Dick Wadhams as Colorado Republican Party boss -- and it promises to be a take-no-prisoners bid. The profile photo on his campaign Facebook page showcases a chainsaw-wielding Bruce Camp ... More >>
Slither is silly and gross, but it might worm its way into your heart.
Ryan Reynolds recalls his fat years in Just Friends.
Crime may not pay, but the movie is Perfecto.
Getting to know Denver's Hottest Service Employees.
From the week of 7/28/2005
Young teens become super-empowered in Sky High.
B-movie star Bruce Campbell brings his new book and film to Denver.
Herbie the Love Bug's back, and he bites.
Shaun of the Dead revives the zombie comedy with a U.K. twist.
Army of Darkness
New Rock Regime (Not Bad)
Spider-Man slings pop mythology for the masses.
Bruce Campbell knows why bad movies happen to great actors.