Citizen Kane will screen in 35-millimeter print on the big screen at the Sie Film Center tomorrow in conjunction with a discussion of Cinematic States: Stories We Tell, the American Dreamlife, and How to Understand Everything, a book by Northern Irish author and film critic Gareth Higgins, who explo ... More >>
In the dark about the history of movies? Get a clue from critic Howie Movshovitz, who'll be teaching Film 102, a four-class series that starts tonight at the Sie FilmCenter. Film 102 will look at the four major elements of cinema: color, genre, sound and melodrama. The first session, on melodrama, r ... More >>
The Alamo Drafthouse has only been open for a short while, but has already become and indispensable resource for Denver-area cinephiles. Engaging with the local film and comedy scenes through events like Mile High ... More >>
Yesterday, we shared our picks for the ten best movies filmed in Colorado. Today, we have a twist -- a top-ten countdown of movies set at least partly in Colorado, but not filmed here. At all. We're using the word "memorable" instead of "best" for a reason: While some of these flicks are great, oth ... More >>
When filmmaker Alex Cox finished shooting Repo Man in 1983, the first thing he did with the left-over money was option the film rights to the science fiction novel Bill, the Galactic Hero. Now both projects are back in the spotlight. The Criterion Collection recently released a Blu-Ray edition of th ... More >>
When he died of cancer yesterday, Roger Ebert was the best-known practitioner of a dying art: newspaper film criticism. Few papers can afford to have a movie reviewer of their own these days, choosing instead to run syndicated pieces by folks like Ebert, who became the unlikeliest of TV personalitie ... More >>
We all know him as the witty hybrid of Johnny Carson and George Carlin; the anti-religion, anti-South, pro-drug, pro-leather suit godfather of televised political satire. But did you know that there was once a whole decade where Bill Maher was as cool and relevant as Tim Allen at a Sleigh Bells conc ... More >>
Once a film reaches the status of Casablanca -- retired to the vault of such designations as "classic," "legendary," "timeless" -- fans begin looking at the picture through the lens of their own memory. As with Star Wars or The Big Lebowski, devotees of Casablanca will always remember the first time ... More >>
Lil Wayne's delayed "6 Foot 7 Foot" video leaked and subsequently premiered yesterday. If you haven't seen it yet, let's just say director Hype Williams has outdone himself. He uses Inception as a jumping-off point, and in doing so, "6 Foot 7 Foot" joins a long list of music videos inspired b ... More >>
We don't know if you've noticed or not, but Hollywood has a knack for remaking films (brazenly displaying its pronounced lack of creativity). These movies tend to fall into one of three categories: Pop-film, genre-film or foreign. We've never fully understood the system of how they decide w ... More >>
Discarded footage becomes a full-on festival.
There will be grub!
The re-animator resurrects traditional tapas at The 9th Door.
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