In Capitol Hill, proximity is everything. It's why the King Soopers there might have the tiniest, most frustrating jam of a parking lot in the city, but remains -- a top shopping destination. Just down the block, there's a video store called Videotique, a similarly cramped but popular spot for Cap H ... More >>
Whoever says the music industry is dead obviously hasn't observed Record Store Day. While file sharing has certainly dampened CD sales -- removing the casual music listener from the economic equation -- a contingency of hardcore record geeks can still be found thumbing through the bins most weekends ... More >>
With too many solid book releases to count this week, picking just a few was difficult. But with a biography on the recently deceased Steve Jobs, a new novel from Haruki Murakami, and a special re-release of a children's classic, there should be something for everyone. We also have a few incredibly ... More >>
It looks like DVD releases are taking the week off anything worthwhile, but thankfully everything else is picking up the slack as we start the long historical non-fiction countdown to Christmas. There' s a new book about the assassination of President Garfield, as well as one by science ficti ... More >>
We have reached the absolute lull of the summer as far as new releases are concerned. But while nothing coming out on DVD this week appealed to us, we did manage to track down a few books, games and comics that should provide some nice indoor entertainment while everyone else is off getting s ... More >>
If you spent the last Super Bowl wondering what the hell the weird trailer for the film Cowboys and Aliens was all about like we did, we have an answer for you today. Thankfully, the long out-of-print graphic novel that inspired the film is back on the shelves this week. It's accompanied by a ... More >>
Deep in the midst of the digital age, International Film Series programmer Pablo Kjolseth makes no bones about his love of celluloid, the analog of film, especially, but not necessarily, in black and white. Because of that, the University of Colorado's IFS is arguably the region's last true v ... More >>
Boulder-based adventure film company Sender Films just put out a new DVD compiling all six climbing films from the 5th annual Reel Rock Film Tour (DVD trailer after the jump): The Swiss Machine documents Ueli Steck's alpine speed record on The Eiger Nordwand; First Round, First Minute follows ... More >>
Photo: G.Wigler U2's breakthrough June 1983 performance at Red Rocks, captured on the band's Live at Red Rocks and Under a Blood Red Sky, is slated to be released on DVD on Tuesday, September 30. The disc will include five previously unreleased songs and a director's commentary, all presented in ... More >>
Alex Gibney, the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind such documentary hits as Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Who Killed the Electric Car? has finished up his latest project, Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, which will be released in selected theaters t ... More >>
The piece in the October 18 Westword about author and screenwriter Richard Russo, who visits the LoDo Tattered Cover on Monday, October 22, merely scrapes the surface of the interview on which it’s based. Enjoy the entire Q&A below. Russo, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his 2001 novel Empire Fall ... More >>
This state campaign seems headed for disaster.
The last item of the May 24 Message column noted that execs at the Denver Post had been discussing the future of the Sunday Style section, and suggested that its survival was unlikely. Turns out, though, that Style lives on -- sort of. The Tuesday, June 5, Post presents the debut of LifeStyle, a new ... More >>
It only takes 38 inches to make the Dlist.
(Updated) In his May 5 column, Rocky Mountain News editor/publisher/president John Temple told readers about impending changes in the newsroom that are intended to help the tabloid keep pace in today's digital age. However, he didn't go into the level of detail he shared in a May 2 memo to staffers ... More >>
OHM+: The Early Gurus of Electronic Music: 1948-1980 (Ellipsis Arts)
Let's Get This On! (KNKS Music)
Hustle & Flow is short on action, long on scenes of recording.
Miyazaki returns with a beautiful but confounding fairy tale.
Adam Sandler, a star quarterback? If only they were joking.
With the Lights Out (Geffen)
Catholics and Nazis are bad -- and a new movie about both is boring.
Twenty-five years later, a filmmaker comes to grips with his Kids.
The Last Waltz (Warner Bros./Rhino)
Box Set (Atco/Elektra/Rhino)
DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?
A new box set reveals Jim Morrison with his pants down.