Slap Shot 2: Number 28.The sports movie is rarely versatile: an outsider, or group of outsiders (wrong race, wrong gender, wrong species), have uncanny talent in their field, but the old guard (typically, white, old men), don't like the change the new person represents. So the rebels have to ... More >>
Nothing made it to this level in 2011.Love it or hate, the Super Bowl crosses almost every cultural subgroup in the United States, and as befitting of such a massive national holiday, it also inspires new pop-culture touch points. From Mean Joe Green to Betty White, from Janet Jackson's wardr ... More >>
While you were out enjoying the lovely weather last night, MTV aired its 19th annual Movie Award show. The broadcast featured such thought provoking awards as "Most WTF Moment" and "Best Villain." We're pretty certain the MTV Movie Awards haven't actually mattered to anyone for the better part of ... More >>
Ron Asheton, the mega-influential guitarist with the Stooges, died yesterday at age 60 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It's sad news, but at least Asheton was able to experience some much deserved acclaim in his last few years, when the surviving Stooges reunited for a new album, entitled The Weirdness, and ... More >>
Penny Parker's amusing column in today's Rocky Mountain News spotlights Yohannes Gebregeorgis, founder of Denver-based Ethiopia Reads, which raises funds to bring books and libraries to Gebregeorgis' native land. Our November 13 blog "Vote for Ethiopia Reads' Yohannes Gebregeorgis as CNN's Hero of t ... More >>
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This week's profile of the Stooges describes original guitarist Ron Asheton as "voluble," and that's an enormous understatement. He's clearly enjoying the opportunity to talk about his life and career after all these years, and he's got plenty of stories to tell. In the extensive Q&A below, he talks ... More >>
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Will Smith helps others find love, though probably not with this movie.
A killer cat steals a wonderful movie.
Charlie's high-flying heroines kick ass -- but not the sequel syndrome.
Scorsese's latest epic offers a slice-and-dice history of New York City.
Even with Jason Schwartzman, Slackers swindles its audience.
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland.
Shrek offers an amusing, if empty, fractured fairy tale.
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Oliver Stone tackles pro football on Any Given Sunday.
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Local experts offer reasons why so many of Denver's biggest bands are vanishing.