Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>
Denver movie lovers should invest in some eye drops and caffeine pills and brace themselves for a nonstop month of cinematic bliss. To get a sense of just how much is going on, consider all the festivals that deserve mention yet didn't make this list: The Southern Colorado Film Festival, Trindie Fes ... More >>
Since first emerging in the mid '80s, The Cult (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) has gone through some lineup changes and been on a few breaks. Through it all, the band's core members, frontman Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy, have continued to churn out some heavy records, including 2 ... More >>
Mickey Hart (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) was one of the Grateful Dead's two drummers; along with Bill Kreutzmann, Hart helped weave the unique polyrhythms of the legendary band. Whether as a solo artist, with the Dead or as an activist, Hart always puts his heart and his being into his ... More >>
A sun-soaked, 75-plus degree afternoon for the Rockies' home opener. Buds blooming on the trees outside our terrace. Flip-flop adorned feet everywhere we look. Seems it's been an age since Denver enjoyed a springtime as warm and inviting as this one -- and the early onset of balmier temps has brough ... More >>
Colorado Free University will host a Chocolate and Wine Pairing class with Julie Pech at its Lowry Campus, 7653 East First Place; it runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight and costs $29 to $41, plus a $10 materials fee. Call 303-399-0093 or visit www.freeu.com. And Gaetano's, 3760 Tejon Street, ... More >>
There are dozens of wine events taking place this week -- which you can finish off with a brewski at Breckenridge's annual Beer Festival. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Bogusky.Joel Warner's post about advertising industry lightning-rod Alex Bogusky's new project, COMMON, which he describes as a "community-focused incubator and brand," sparked debate aplenty, with Bogusky fans and detractors sharing their views. Here's one of the former countering one of th ... More >>
We about lost our shit this past weekend when, while meandering the aisles of a downtown specialty store, we felt our ears assaulted with -- wait for it -- Christmas carols. Despite the 75-degree temps Denver's seen lately, ready or not, the 2010 holiday party season is upon us, which means ... More >>
We found the above gem while wandering around the comic store yesterday -- it appears to be some type of (unauthorized?) biography of Lady Gaga. Unfortunately, mom didn't give us enough loot to actually buy it, so we'll never know for sure. What we do know, however, is that this isn't the f ... More >>
Take a trip down under.
Dont be an ash!
Coppola romanticizes his source material in the not entirely terrible Youth Without Youth.
OutKast's Depression-era hip-hop musical has a loving respect for the Old South.
Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing Street
Harrison Ford runs smack into a Firewall, poor guy.
Francis Ford Coppola
DIFF returns with a ton of movies and plenty of heavyweight stars.
Miramax sabotages Pinocchio with a lousy dub.
Movie producer Robert Evans preserves his golden myth.
The year's screen gems.
The Pythons' classic Holy Grail returns, all tarted up and ready for action.
The release of Apocalypse Now Redux sharpens the debate over the moral complexities of the battlefield.
Look who's talking now.