It takes grit to make a movie in Colorado -- sometimes True Grit. This state's film industry has gotten mixed reviews over the years, but there's no question that producer Hal Wallis created a classic when he made True Grit, based on the book by Charles Portis, in Colorado in 1969. The San Juan Moun ... More >>
Hoo, boy, it's SnowBall weekend, here in Denver for the first time in the festival's young history. The dance-heavy lineup features reliable names like Pretty Lights and Griz as well as some curveballs, like Earl Sweatshirt and Warpaint. There's more: In the Whale will spend two nights celebrating ... More >>
Jesper Jonsson Randolph's at the Warwick Hotel 1776 Grant Street 303-318-7272 randolphsdenver.com This is part one of my interview with Jesper Jonsson, executive chef of Randolph's at the Warwick Hotel; part two of our chat will run tomorrow. Bill Cosby, Clint Eastwood, Victor Borge, Caroline Ken ... More >>
Our Melanie Asmar has been reporting about efforts to attract more moviemakers to Colorado -- and one great selling point is to check out the classics that have been partly filmed here over the years. Below, count down our ten favorites, as culled from the flicks listed on the FilmInColorado.com we ... More >>
When you eat at T|ACO, which opens in Boulder on Wednesday, you'll be sharing space with John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Robert Redford, Annie Oakley, Raquel Welch and Robert Duvall -- at least their likenesses.
Film has inspired popular culture for decades, but some people don't actually know where the inspiration for their favorite films comes from. Today, Columbus Day, Metropolitan State College of Denver film studies professor Vincent Piturro will celebrate Italian heritage -- and in a way that he hopes ... More >>
DEL THE FUNKY HOMOSAPIEN at #WMS11 | 06.18.11"Del, Deltron 3300, Del the Funky Homosapien, Deltron Zero, Deltron Z, Dr. Bombay -- every one of the mastermind's personas -- was in full effect as he rapped and freestyled through tracks dating back as far as 1993."
There are some movies you'll watch on TV no matter how many times you've seen them before. Yesterday, I called these "catnip movies" and unloaded my list of flicks that grab my attention and keep it, commercials and all. Among the movies on my list were Westerns with Clint Eastwood, either G ... More >>
Adam Perry TREY ANASTASIO BAND 03.01.11 |Ogden Theatre Whenever I think of Phish singer/guitarist/composer Trey Anastasio's most powerful solo work, my mind always turns to "orchestral funk" -- the term Anthony Keidis used to describe the Talking Heads' large-band era (with Adrian Belew on ... More >>
If you ever get the chance to speak with Del the Funky Homosapien, your first thought will most likely be something like this: "Wow! He is one quiet, enigmatic dude." However, as you'll discover, once he opens up, he is a wealth of information. Embarking on his twentieth year as an artist, ... More >>
Today's featured Twit is Elisabeth Rappe, a local film blogger who writes for Cinematical. Rappe caught our eye on Twitter (where she can be found as @ElisabethRappe) because she is one of the rare members of that fabled species, the Geek Girl. In other words, she blogs (and tweets) about the ... More >>
John Hughes.When news broke yesterday about the death of director John Hughes at age 59, I couldn't help thinking back on my brief encounter with the maker of iconic '80s teen flicks such as Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The year was 1985, and I was living ... More >>
Winterfest gets flushed.
30 Seconds to Mars is the first actor-fronted band that rocks. Or so they say.
Stuck with Bruce Willis in rush-hour traffic? You could always walk.
Denver Victorian Playhouse
Colorado Ballet's Don Quixote rides again
The weirdest thing about Del tha Funkee Homosapien isn't his mind. It's his ability to get better and better.
Redford and Lurie wave the flag but fail to earn their stripes.
Too many shocks numb the senses in Vertical Limit.
Now in re-release, Jules Dassin's Rififi is a true treasure.
Demi Moore gives less in this split-psyche romance.
Woo's follow-up film runs on Cruise control.
THERE WEREN'T THOUSANDS OF FIRST-RATE RECORDS RELEASED IN 1995. BUT THERE WERE NINETY.