Tenacious D at Red Rocks on Thursday, July 26. This is not opinion. This is fact. The dudes are back and touring in support of Rize of the Fenix, their new album and purportedly the greatest album of all time. This, apparently, is not opinion either, but rather fact. The tour kicks off on May 23 in ... More >>
Slap Shot 2: Number 28.The sports movie is rarely versatile: an outsider, or group of outsiders (wrong race, wrong gender, wrong species), have uncanny talent in their field, but the old guard (typically, white, old men), don't like the change the new person represents. So the rebels have to ... More >>
The Big Year, based on a 2004 book by former Denver Post writer Mark Obmascik and starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Rashida Jones, Anjelica Huston and Rashida Jones, among others, debuts in theaters nationwide today. But before The Big Year got the big Hollywood treatment, it w ... More >>
A new exhibit is opening at the Wildlife Experience Museum tomorrow: Megalodon: The Largest Shark That Ever Lived. The exhibit includes a life-sized replica of megalodon (pictured above) and comparisons with other sharks we think of as scary-big, like the Great White, along with explanations ... More >>
There's just something about this time of year that inspires people to record parodies. Jack Black and Jason Segal just spoofed the David Bowie and Bing Crosby classic, "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy," and yesterday, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly premiered their version of the tune. Cli ... More >>
UMS Travelogue, Night Thee 7.24.10 | Baker District/South Broadway There's been no shortage of buzz surrounding Air Dubai: Though it has yet to hit the national stage, round these parts we've already as good as coronated the band successor to Flobots. Though the acoustics were terrible in the Im ... More >>
Ronnie James Dio, dead at 67, was one of the great metal voices.Metal heads and dark rock connoisseurs everywhere are today without one of the most feared vocalists of the genre. Ronnie James Dio -- the prolific artist who fronted Black Sabbath (post-Ozzy), Rainbow, Heaven and Hell and, of co ... More >>
In yesterday's Idol wrap up, it appears we missed another group of homegrown hopefuls who are on their way to Tinseltown. First up is Mark LaBriola, seen in the clip below, from Aurora. He thinks he looks like Jack Black (we think he bears more of a passing resemblance to Jason Cain of Astrophagus), ... More >>
â€‹All right, a few weeks ago we offered up our take on the ten worst moments of crossover disaster, ill-advised efforts to mate movies with music. Now it's time to look at the flip side of the coin, the ten movies in which music and Hollywood made great bedfellows, outstanding cinematic turns that ... More >>
As Matthew Wilder once said, "Last night, I had the strangest dream." I was at some sort of educational and/or military compound, and in the main dining hall there was a musical performance. My friend, a local photographer, was with me, and we were excited about the show. In some ways, it could have ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Michel Gondry attempts to celebrate DIY filmmaking but comes up short, stale and flat.
Students introduce the School of Rock.
Answer all correctly and win a Def Leppard album!
The Pick of Destiny
The band gets back together, and…and…and?
Kyle Gass and Jack Black discuss their first feature film.
The Civic Center Film Series will have you walking on clouds.
Wednesday, July 26, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House.
Takes one to know one.
The Sound of Urchin shoots its musical wad.
Nacho's funnier than Napoleon, which isn't saying much.
Girls want boyfriends with skills. Good thing Efren Ramirez can deejay.
Saturday, August 27, Gothic Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Kids at Paul Green's rock school are learning some serious riffs, but at what price?
Juma's DVD/The Bohemian Bean
Ideas that were forgotten but not gone in 2003
Three mammals and a baby try to keep us warm in Ice Age.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
With its show off the air, Tenacious D no longer rules the idiot box. Now the rotund duo just wants to rule the world.
Here's the top five reasons this movie rules.