On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, it's all about Scarlett Johansson, who has two movies coming out this week at opposite ends of the commercial spectrum: Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin and Anthony and Joe Russo's Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
This year saw its share of incredible documentaries, but in 2013 the stand-outs are films that help flesh out the way we see the world. Below are fifteen docs we suggest seeing, from the grisly to uplifting. Click on the name of the film to read its review.
"Patty C. is so out of touch and over-the-hill that she buys into the pretend anonymity nonsense... or even the entire absurd pretense of reviewing dispensaries, by a recreational stoner pretending to be a medical patient." Yes, DonkeyHotay is back at the keyboard, commenting again, and again, and a ... More >>
Apparently this week is "awesome book week" because three of our picks come from trees, while another is based on a book. Okay, it's possible we're just attempting to show off the fact that we have the ability to read, but even so, a book from our last president, a comic collection from one o ... More >>
Mario ZootsBurbank, California's DIY label Deathbomb Arc began a monumental sonic undertaking this September, offering up over a hundred songs to subscribers of its yearlong "Digital Singles Club" for just ten bucks. Taken from the idea behind the label's past cassette tape club -- which fe ... More >>
Monday, April 26, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
"The buck stops here." President Truman's famous line, embedded there on his desk for all to see, lingers still today. Specifically, in the presidency of George W. Bush. Not in the sense that W. embraced that philosophy. On the contrary, he seems to have been eager to pass that buck back down ... More >>
Comedy Central re-elects Lil' Bush.
The item in the October 11 Westword advancing author Carl Bernstein’s appearance at the LoDo Tattered Cover on Monday, October 15, contains only a few snippets from the wide-ranging Q&A reproduced below. During his conversation with Westword, All the President’s Men co-author Bernstein proved t ... More >>
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq war docs, No End in Sight devastates.
Reunited and it feels so good.
Each year, RegretTheError.com catalogs the biggest, funniest and most outrageous print gaffes from the previous twelve months. This year's offering, headlined "Crunks '06: The Year in Media Errors and Corrections," sports just one Colorado item: Attention-seeking student Cassidy Grigg is acknowledge ... More >>
An uncensored portrait of grieving Iraqis reveals a thirst for vengeance.
The epic poem Beowulf gets the Monty Python treatment.
Sir! No Sir! recounts the GIs who refused to ride the killing machine.
Why a TV pro moved from Channel 7 to Al-Jazeera.
Laura Flanders lays it on the White House women.
The Air Force has a bad case of subpoena envy.
Gunner Palace shows what the news doesn't.
Witches take the stage to help beat Bush
Silver City and Colorado stand out in this season of political intrigue.
Inside Al-Jazeera, journalists tell a familiar story unfamiliarly.
The Bushies damn themselves in the wrenching Fahrenheit 9/11.
Steve Albini is ready for Bright Channel, but is Bright Channel ready for him?
Brad's ripped and The Iliad's shredded in the scintillating spectacle Troy.
Art of the Matter
Pod nurtures local art
For Jim Carrey, the sky's the limit in Bruce Almighty.
Bring me men! Okay, and some women, too.
Art's on the way up in Denver and on the way down in Baghdad.
Politics -- and proximity -- make strange embedfellows.
The evolution of mankind, and sports, is made possible by...click...Anna Kournikova.
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners, wants no sympathy and gives good quote.
Put your pigskin pedigree to the test.
The Wait is over for local fans to see NPRs comedy hit.
Secret tapes reveal the quest for the best -- or any -- coach for the sluggish Nugs.
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter.