George Romero

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver in April

    April showers bring May flowers, but we geeks don't have to wait a whole month to reap the benefits of this one. This month is loaded with great times for geeks of every stripe, from pinball wizards to devotees of '80s cinema, and numerous points between. Dig in to this list of Denver's finest geek ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, February 3-6

    Whether you won or lost on Super Bowl wagers, you'll definitely score if you're looking for free entertainment in Denver this week. From a trip to the Denver Zoo to a screening of the Edgar Allan Poe-inspired horror flick Two Evil Eyes to a showing of 1939's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, there's lots ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Ken Foree on Dawn of the Dead and being a horror fan

    Veteran character actor Ken Foree has deep roots in Denver. He graduated from a small Catholic high school here, where he was an all-city, all-state basketball player for two years -- "arguably the best player in the state of Colorado," he says -- and his appearance at this year's Mile High Horror F ... More >>

  • Film

    September 12, 2013
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    August 15, 2013

    Shaun of the Dead: Your gateway drug to zombie fandom

    "You've got red on you." Don't like that one? How about "We're coming to get you, Barbara!" -- which serves as a clever callback to the movie that birthed the modern zombie. Maybe you prefer something like the creatively cursed "Fuck-a-doodle-doo!" There's no question that the abundance of quotable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Geek Pavilion 2.0 comes to the Denver County Fair

    Dana Cain has been involved in fandom since she first came to Denver, so it's no surprise that in her capacity as director of the Denver County Fair, she went geeky. Last year, she launched the Geek Pavilion, making Denver's fair "the only county fair in the world with a Geek Pavilion," as she bragg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Did the World War Z film ruin the book?

    Welcome to a new column called Geek Speak, in which we take on an aspect of geek culture each week. After years of hype, numerous setbacks and rampant rumors of a troubled shoot, the big-screen adaptation of Max Brooks' World War Z, the greatest zombie novel of all time, is coming to theaters on Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    George Romero heads up all-star zombie town hall

    Ever wonder why zombies are so popular? Or why you have to destroy their brains to kill them? Or even what modifications your trusty Subaru might require in order to become an effective zombie apocalypse escape vehicle? All these questions and more will be addressed tomorrow, November 7, at the Zomb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Artist Jay Shaw on his love of bizarre cinema and even more bizarre film posters

    "If I can avoid putting anything from the movie in the movie poster, then I'm doing okay," says artist Jay Shaw. His film- poster art, which has taken off over the past year as he's worked with Austin collectible art boutique Mondo, rarely includes characters, actors or anything from the actual movi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Horror docs will highlight film fest's Watching Hour program

    The full lineup of the 2012 Starz Denver Film Fest won't be released until next week, but fans of the weird, dark and twisted elements of the festival's programming got a sneak peek Friday when the festival's Watching Hour lineup was revealed. This year's batch of late-night favorites includes the b ... More >>

  • Film

    June 9, 2011
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    September 17, 2010

    Dan Maes: Five October surprises to expect from the campaign of the Kansas superspy

    Coming soon to DVD.​Call us jaded. GOP gubernatorial hopeful Dan Maes has spun so many bizarre and jaw-dropping yarns, about everything from his generous mileage reimbursements to being fired as a Kansas cop because he dared to investigate his future in-laws' gambling activities, that we're no ... More >>

  • Film

    March 20, 2008

    Chicago 10

    The circus of the ’60s, from the streets to the courtroom, in Chicago 10.

  • Film

    January 17, 2008


    Cloverfield is a big, dumb monster movie about nothing.

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2007

    Best of Denver Winners From 1994

    In 1994, Westword published its eleventh Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Italian Restaurant (the brand-new Carmine’s on Penn) to Best Makeover (the renovated Herb’s Hideout) to Best New Arts Venue (the Bug, on Navajo Street) to Best News for Blue ... More >>

  • Film

    April 19, 2007

    Hot Fuzz

    You liked Shaun of the Dead? Then Hot Fuzz will bust a cap in your arse.

  • Film

    March 8, 2007

    The Host

    Korean box-office monster emerges from the Han River to slime us stateside.

  • News

    August 31, 2006


    The curtain falls on the latest JonBenét revival.

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2005

    Day-by-Day Picks

    From the week of October 13, 2005

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    Flick Pick

    Shaun of the Dead

  • Dining

    May 15, 2003

    Slice of Life

    New York Pizzeria serves the next best thing to eating there.

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Don't Bogart That Joint

    It's our turn to take a hit off the Post/News merger.

  • Film

    July 15, 1999