In honor of tonight's event, Westword revisited the filmography of John Cusack and hand-picked his most definitively Cusackian roles. These movies are each thoroughly entertaining on their own merits, but together they illuminate the precise nature of Cusack's appeal. Old-school Cusack fans may noti ... More >>
The fashion that people wear can channel a certain mood, film or era -- sometimes without the person sporting that street style even realizing it. That's what happened when we spotted metal fabricator Melissa Howton at a Rhinoceropolis bonfire. Keep reading to see what film her look reminds us of, w ... More >>
There's still a month of summer on the calendar, but seasonal activities are winding down. Still, there's plenty of fun to be had this weekend, everything from the last films in two outdoor movie series to the closing party for Andrew Novick's blood-themed photography show. And not only is the weeke ... More >>
The forthcoming 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind isn't just an observance of the release of the 1991 record; it is a tangible marking of a shift in popular culture.
Surprise! J.K. Simmons is in town! Oh, wait: you already knew that...Last week, the folks behind the Starz Denver Film Festival ballyhooed a last-minute addition to the schedule -- a Sunday screening of a picture "on a clear runway to the Oscars" that would be introduced by a "surprise" appea ... More >>
All right, a few weeks ago we offered up our take on the ten worst moments of crossover disaster, ill-advised efforts to mate movies with music. Now it's time to look at the flip side of the coin, the ten movies in which music and Hollywood made great bedfellows, outstanding cinematic turns that ... More >>
A Shoreline Dream, Moonspeed, SonnenblumeThursday, February 26, 2009Bluebird TheaterBetter Than: Taking OxyContin and staring at clouds.Maybe it's the pretty sunsets, or maybe it's the lack of oxygen, but Denver has the makings of a surprisingly good bliss-rock scene. Last night's all-local lineup a ... More >>
Denver Post reporter John Moore pens a media manifesto and soon regrets it.
Say Anything's Max Bemis is rock's Lloyd Dobler.
Elizabethtown is only the latest movie to reveal Cameron Crowe's love affair with soundtracks.
Elizabethtown is a mess -- not that its director should care.
Friday, December 17, Lion's Lair, 303-320-9200.
With a heartbreaking sketchbook of nostalgic songs, Mark Kozelek is almost famous.
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland.
Marky Mark becomes a Rock Star, but he doesn't get to enjoy it.
Pearl Jam manager Kelly Curtis is the guy behind the guys
Frampton Comes Alive!: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (A&M)
Peter Frampton (Legacy)
Richie Furay found something unexpected on his way to country-rock stardom: salvation.
Almost Famous rings in your ears -- and heart -- long after it's over.
After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally.
Stumbling down memory lane with the late Lester Bangs.