The Western genre isn't entirely comprised of spaghetti or John Wayne talking out the side of his mouth: From its earliest days, filmmakers were putting a comic spin on stories set on the dusty trail, with the genre hitting its apex between the mid '70s and mid '80s. We've gathered this collection o ... More >>
Of all the occupations listed on Bono's resume (humanitarian, hotel owner, British Knight, world bank advisor, anathema to any rock fan under thirty), one that has never been considered was historian. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 44 years ago today, an event the U2 singer attempted to ... More >>
Only an asshole gets killed for a car (the Repo Code). The International Film Series at the University of Colorado in Boulder will show a series of films by director Alex Cox over the next few weeks; Cox teaches screenwriting and film production at the school. And while all of his movies, like Sid ... More >>
Big pic below.A credit-card-sized tintype of William H. McCarty, alias William Bonney, alias Billy the Kid -- arguably the single most famous photograph to emerge from the Wild West -- will be up for public sale for the first time ever in Denver next weekend. And no, the young desperado in th ... More >>
Ever since he ended up as conspicuously the only member of the Breakfast Club not to get coupled up -- and was pretty much okay with it -- we knew Anthony Michael Hall was a guy we could identify with. Lanky, bug-eyed and just a little too weirdly enthusiastic, he was the quintessential geek, ... More >>
Emilio So-much-finesse-tevez. It's about time. Yesterday, the illustrious Emilio Estevez announced that he and his father, Martin Sheen, are working on a joint memoir; it's called Along the Way, and they're looking to release it on Father's Day 2012. Now, we don't necessarily care all that mu ... More >>
Now that the holidays are finally behind us, we can all return to a sense of normalcy with our weekend planning. Well, except for the fact the holidays left everyone broke. Thankfully, we've got plenty of stuff to do this weekend on the hyper-cheap, including art show openings, films and danc ... More >>
Holiday shopping sucks. I would rather drink the water from a dirty plastic bong than walk around the mall this time of year -- which explains why I always end up delaying until the very last minute to get anything done.
The impending Prius recall we told you about yesterday is now a reality -- but only 2010 models are targeted, despite serious problems with earlier versions of the hybrid documented in a 2009 Westword feature. Clearly, Toyota's bad batch of cars -- you know, the ones that accelerate beyond the dri ... More >>
In this star-studded piece of hero porn, Emilio Estevez blames the ills of the world on RFK’s murder. But what about the man?
The shiny new Johnson's Corner just ain't what it used to be.
A would-be wunderkind destroys his future Overnight.
Samuel L. Jackson makes light work of a familiar Formula.