Word came down recently that André 3000 of Outkast will be playing the highly influential Jimi Hendrix in a biopic called All Is By My Side, which centers on the iconic guitarist's early years. With inspired and estimable casting like this, it made us think about the other memorable biopics that ha ... More >>
Anyone with even a passing knowledge of the cinema of the '80s and early '90s knows the majesty of Patrick Swayze. Over the course of a handful of films, Swayze crafted a composite character who was somehow the toughest of tough guys while simultaneously the sensitive sweetheart who knew just the th ... More >>
Love is weird. Most anyone over the age of, say, sixteen or so has at least one story of an ill-fated romance based on the old adage of "opposites attract." Worse, it's usually more "whatever will cause us the most confusion, chaos and, most likely, pain attracts." That's not to say those strange ro ... More >>
Dennis Quaid gets around. Since the late '70s, he's appeared in more than seventy films and television shows, playing everything from a deep-space fighter pilot to an dragon-slaying warrior, and always with a certain swaggering charm. This Friday and Saturday at the Sie FilmCenter, Mile High Sci-Fi ... More >>
With the last two weeks of summer on the horizon, it's time to get in all the outdoor fun you can before the air becomes chillier and you want to hibernate. This weekend is full of summer fun -- from a garden gala to outdoor film, from a silent disco to an Italian-themed festival. Each one of the ev ... More >>
Yup. This poster looks pretty coked up.Okay, so more like a shitload of people in Hollywood do cocaine -- at least that's what Dennis Quaid shares in a recent Newsweek piece (that we, of course, got wind of via TMZ.com, where all good, abbreviated versions of real news stories come from). Anyway, ... More >>
Sometimes, the most interesting thing about a movie is its cast. And not so much the acting of the cast, but the concept of this cast in this movie -- how did these people get here? Soul Surfer, for example, is a movie where even Helen Hunt and Dennis Quaid seem to be slumming it, and that's ... More >>
The Festivus Film Festival is getting ready to kick off tonight at the Bug Theatre, and we figured it was as good as time as any to dig into the festival schedule and try to find some stuff worth seeing. With somewhere around 60 films on display, there should be something for everyone, with l ... More >>
Intelligence goes soft in this more obvious than smart rom-com.
Multi-perspective, mega-annoying Vantage Point.
American Dreamz' nation of idiots lands a little close to home.
America's royalty our Hollywood film stars return to Vail.
Yours, Mine & Ours lowers the bar for miserable remakes.
The end is coming. Are you ready?
A rare superior sequel, Ocean's Twelve entertains with cinematic sleight of hand.
The Alamo gets what it always needed -- a happy ending!
Jane Campion's In the Cut shows Meg Ryan in a new light.
A contest puts the Crush on local football fans.
The bush-league Rookie goes long on baloney, short on soul.
How a snap decision led to a long love affair with the West.
With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes on the unwinnable war.
Proof of Life kidnaps the audience, then slowly tortures it to death.
Dennis Quaid and James Caviezel ham it up as a father and son reuniting via radio in Frequency.
Oliver Stone tackles pro football on Any Given Sunday.