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 >>
Editor's note: Mustaches are de rigueur on uncles, cops and closing pitchers, but they've also become a fixture on the upper lips of the young and the hip. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time since the Civil War when razors were so ignored. But the look can be polarizing, and Westword contributors ... More >>
Pete and David. Father and son. Just two guys heading out on a week-long RV trip across the country. Of course, most father-and-son adventures don't involve a personal driver, like this one does. But then, most fathers and sons aren't Pete Coors and David Coors. And, frankly, having a designated dr ... More >>
It's nearly Thanksgiving, and since gratitude is for the weak, I'm thankful this year for one thing and one thing only: imminent victory. As we move into the fourth week of Movember, that great month during which brave men attempt to eradicate cancer by growing mustaches (thus raising awareness, whi ... More >>
A faint indication of the badassness to come.October 4, 1957: a dark day for America, the day the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite ever to orbit Earth. It was the first milestone of the USA vs. USSR space race, and we totally blew it. But we didn't let it get us d ... More >>
All hail. Since it's a well known scientific fact that the mustache is the best and most manly form of facial hair, let's start with a definition: A mustache consists of hair grown in some form above the mouth -- but not below it; i.e., if you have hair on your chin, you do not have a mustach ... More >>
Priviett Moskva! Coors recently began distributing Coors Light in Russia, where the Silver Bullet will take on the former Iron Curtain. But without Rocky Mountain Spring Water: the beer will be brewed in Moscow by Moscow Brewing Company. That's big news, but it barely ranks in the pantheon o ... More >>
Catherine Deneuve on her new film, A Christmas Tale, and her long, glorious non-career
Who needs a vacation when Cabin Creek Smokehouse BBQ is right here?
New York State of Mind
Brevity is the Briefs' strong suit.
There's nothing good about this remake of an awful ol' show.
Adam Sandler, a star quarterback? If only they were joking.
Threadbare Without a Paddle proves a bear can dump in the woods.
Will Ferrell's Anchorman is dumb, and funny, as hell.
Colorado's ready for that close-up.
What women -- and men -- want is a better movie than this.
Woo's follow-up film runs on Cruise control.
Even though the premise of Mystery, Alaska is skating on thin ice, it still manages to score.
Despite personnel shifts and personal problems, the world's most resilient electro band isn't ready to fold yet.
Sit back and relax. You're on the bus to Mexico.
Long Before "Asteroid," moviemakers made their mark on Colorado. A guide to some high and low points.