On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, our critics discuss the upcoming Dallas Buyers Club, the late Lou Reed, 1983's Get Crazy, 1979's The Visitor, and 2008's In Bruges.Matthew McConaughey extends his streak of taking on challenging roles in Dallas Buyers Club (opening in Denver next week), playin ... More >>
Spoiler alert: This is one of them.We generally try not to let our hipster cynicism and pessimism override us here at Show and Tell, but there's no way around the truth of hindsight. Now that it's September, and the official Summer movie season is over, we know: The tentpole Summer movies of ... More >>
Is there anyone there?In a way, there's nothing sadder than obsolescence, a thing no longer useful left to fall into misuse and disrepair -- and there's maybe no better example of that than the pay phone. That's why, for the past couple of weeks, we've been highlighting one Sad Payphone of th ... More >>
Here at Westword, we have a soft spot in our hearts for all local demonstrations of community between struggling cultural organizations. But when one of our designated Masterminds, Jason Bosch of ArgusFest, reaches out a helping hand to another, the Denver Voice, well, we just have to feel a little ... More >>
There will be grub!
John Fante was born in Denver 99 years ago today. If you’ve never heard of the late author, you’re not alone. He is one of the best, least-known authors of the 20th Century, but he is rarely talked about in Denver or anywhere else. “He’s an interesting in the American literary landscape. Th ... More >>
When the Army tried to take down Andrew Pogany, it messed with the wrong coward.
In Bruges, Martin McDonaghs sightseeing hit-men flick, isnt much of a trip.
Its more of the same in Woody Allens latest film.
Ribbing other publications about spelling errors can be dangerous. After all, I make them, too -- usually in the same piece in which I'm knocking others for misplacing their dictionary. But a botch on page one of the August 4 Rocky Mountain News is too good to ignore, because it suggests a way of im ... More >>
Violent shootouts and dangerous love in Michael Mann's visceral cop-series update.
30 Seconds to Mars is the first actor-fronted band that rocks. Or so they say.
Robert Towne's homage to a struggling writer is something of a struggle itself.
The New World boldly reclaims the Pocahontas tale from Disney.
Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005.
Howard Hughes gets what he wants -- in this case, a fun and loving biopic.
An epic figure turns human -- and fallible -- in Oliver Stone's Alexander.
Kabul Kabob serves up a spiritual experience.
An Irish reporter's story is immortalized as Hollywood truth.
The singer for an NYC buzz band tries his hand as a spin doctor.
S.W.A.T. storms into the August movie lineup.
DJ Paul Oakenfold heads in a new direction -- and not everyone wants to follow.
Spielberg's latest gets good grades until the end.
POW-camp thriller provides a not-so-great escape.