School's back in session -- bad news for the young, great news for parents -- and fall is almost here. The end of summer is always a little heartbreaking, but even as the weather cools, the geek scene is just heating up. September is full of great geeky things for Denverites to do, from classic geek ... More >>
Yesterday, as part of our continuing look at Hollywood-Colorado connections (including posts featuring the ten best movies filmed in Colorado and ten memorable flicks set in Colorado but not filmed here), we compiled ten Hollywood movie misses filmed in our fair state. Today, we've flipped the scrip ... More >>
Until yesterday's snowfall, women were beginning to show more skin on the streets, in honor of spring. On a recent sunny day, we spotted local trendsetter Domini Rivera, a Denver native and esthetician. Continue reading to find out which era inspires her look, her style mantra and which part of her ... More >>
Celebrities are speaking out in favor of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, whether it be robocalling Susan Sarandon or the famous folks featured on MarijuanaMajority.com. And they're not alone. Our friends at CelebStoner.com have spent years assembling a roster of the top 54 cel ... More >>
Boutique roaster Novo Coffee recently got a batch of Esmeralda Geisha, one of the most lauded coffees in the world and the subject of the Westword feature "Pot of Gold." If you stop by Novo's retail location at the Museum Residences, 1200 Acoma Street, you can grab a cup for yourself for $4 ... More >>
Tron: Legacy, hittin' the streets on DVD and bluray yesterday, was supposed to be a coup of geekery. A sequel no one really wanted but diehard fans of a box office flop from 1982; it got made anyway -- and against all odds, it looked like awesome 3D geeknip. Jeff Bridges was back and young due to ad ... More >>
Big pics below.Last year, we shared Colorado photos from PeopleofWalmart.com. But a lot of unusual folks have passed through those doors between now and then -- so we've collected a brand new batch of shots featuring our friends and neighbors at their most memorable. Included among them: spec ... More >>
RODRIGO y GABRIELA Xavier Rudd 08.20.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO On the drive up to Red Rocks my brother and I alternated discussing how you could describe Rodrigo y Gabriela's music to a neophyte and speculating what the crowd would look like. When we rolled up around 7:45, ... More >>
The $83 Bandit uses video distortion as part of his disguise. Clever!The men and women of FBI's Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force (spotlighted in a 2008 Westword feature) have something in common with former President George W. Bush -- they love nicknames. Like, for instance, the $83 Ban ... More >>
‚ÄčLet's just go ahead and get this out of the way from the get-go: we love The Rock. We can't explain it but there it is. That said, we also hate Hans Zimmer with a passion usually reserved for evil dictators and ex-patriots. So what better example of Recast then to add a soundtrack to this beloved ... More >>
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
The joys of DIY filmmaking persist in Son of Rambow.
There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson mash-up.
With Hitchcock in its rear window, this bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia).
David Finchís Type-A approach to filmmaking pays off in this thrilling serial-killer chilller.
Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.
Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.
Joseph Brodsky has a nose for great coffee. It led him all the way to Ethiopia, in search of the Geisha.
Steppe by steppe, the hordes are descending on Denver.
Da Vinci's leap to the screen leaves no room for surprise.
Jesse Morreale's basement tapes.
The Horndribbles will satisfy your animal urges.
Serenity spins a classic tale way out west.
Biologist Rob Ramey isn't afraid of taking risks -- but taking on environmentalists may be his riskiest move.
Polar Express is a kids' action movie that parents will warm to.
Twin tigers light up the screen in Two Brothers.
It's beer today, gone tomorrow at Western Beverage.
Owen Wilson goes Behind Enemy Lines and lands on familiar terrain.
The lost town of Saxonia reemerges from the pages of history.
The horror! The horror! For Barry McDonald, believing is not always seeing.
Elitch's doesn't want the public to know that its top ride is a real pain in the neck. But 31 customers already do.
Long Before "Asteroid," moviemakers made their mark on Colorado. A guide to some high and low points.