James Bond

  • Calendar

    January 23, 2014
  • Calendar

    December 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, November 18-21

    Saving money doesn't have to mean staying in and staring into the void. You can still get out this week and enjoy free events, which include everything from a James Bond flick to a teen Hunger Games virtual reality tournament to a day of strolling around at the Denver Zoo. Check out the online Westw ... More >>

  • Film

    November 15, 2012
  • Film

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Arron Afflalo winds up on Stiffs list after Nuggets' awful loss to Hornets

    Denver blog posts want to have your baby. On his latest "Stiffs List," Denver Stiffs' Nate includes Arron Afflalo and plenty of others. Ooof. Colorado Pols: Sal Pace's well-funded Scott Tipton challenge. Denver Egotist shares an alleged letter from Sean Connery to Steve Jobs featuring the line, " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Vodka: a shaken, but not stirred, history of the spirit on screen

    ​Vodka's rise to popularity wasn't just a matter of taste. As outlined in "Clear Thinking," this week's cover story, brilliant marketing also had a lot to do with the spirit's growth. And that marketing included placements in both movies and television shows -- sometimes purchased, sometimes j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Fish and a foul happy hour at Oceanaire

    ​Happy Place: Oceanaire Seafood Room, 1400 Arapahoe Street, 303-991-2277. The Hours: Sunday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. to close. The Deals: $3 draft beer; $4 wines by the glass; $5 specialty cocktails; $6 martinis; $5-$8 small plates. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    James Bond's top five elaborate death scenarios

    ​Among the most instantly recognizable and enduringly popular scenes from the James Bond movie franchise are the elaborate death traps put into place for the protagonist by a seemingly endless array of antiheroes. The sadistic and convoluted plot devices create dramatic tension, or at least am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    On the 22nd anniversary of License to Kill, here's to you, Timothy Dalton

    ​The '80s were not a kind time to James Bond. Always an actor-driven franchise, it rolled into the decade in the waning years of Roger Moore, who would from The Spy Who Loved Me on through Octopussy and A View to Kill, his last entry, see declining profitability in the franchise as people lost ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    A close opening weekend at the box office for two really shitty movies

    An actual scene from a movie that somehow made money.​As the summer blockbuster season winds down to its weakest dregs, two terrible movies -- one about James Bond as a cowboy battling aliens with a wristwatch that shoots lasers, the other about a group of zany blue anthropomorphic creatures w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Reader: "'Any" Connery Bond? Even 'Never Say Never Again?'"

    ​There are some movies you'll watch on TV no matter how many times you've seen them before. Yesterday, I called these "catnip movies" and unloaded my list of flicks that grab my attention and keep it, commercials and all. Among the movies on my list were Westerns with Clint Eastwood, either G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Ten movies you'll watch no matter how many times you've seen them before

    ​For my dad, it's Some Like it Hot. For me, it's The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. They're catnip movies: the films you'll watch when they come on TV no matter how many times you've seen them before. Commercials? Yes. Edited scenes? Yes. I don't care. Hand me a bowl of popcorn and keep the remot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    ThunderCats's new look: Why so serious, Lion-O?

    ​Once upon a time, cartoons were silly. Consider the original Batman series of the 1960s, a show so jokey it had villains named both The Laugher and The Giggler and starred a not-exactly-ripped-but-still-wearing-spandex Adam West playing the world's most block-headed straight man -- even Tim B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Irvin Kershner's ten best films: RoboCop2 and Star Wars among them

    Image via towerofyouth.orgIrv Kershner​Rest in peace, Irvin Kershner, you director of RoboCop 2 and some film called The Empire Strikes Back. Born in 1923, he died over the weekend at the age of 87 and left behind an oeuvre of great filmmaking -- including no small number of sequels. So it ma ... More >>

  • Film

    June 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Denver-based DigitalGlobe can see your house -- and it's making a mint doing it

    DigitalGlobe When you want to stalk someone but Facebook and parking outside their house for hours with binoculars just aren't doing it for you, how about buying high-resolution images of their neighborhood as taken by satellites? Sure, you could just get an image off of Google Maps, but if you wan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Parkour videos? Yes, please!

    As we note in this week's cover story, "Colorado's Parkour Pioneers are Running With It," the discipline of parkour is best described not through words, but through videos. With that in mind, we've collected a variety of parkour movies, from locally filmed Colorado Parkour clips like the one above ... More >>

  • Film

    November 13, 2008

    Quantum of Solace

    Marc Forster has a license to confuse and bore in Quantum of Solace

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2008

    Cake or Death

    Eddie Izzard takes the Paramount Theatre stage.

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    Beyond Playlist: Henry Butler and More

    Henry Butler PiaNOLA Live (Basin Street) As noted in a 2006 Westword profile, Henry Butler once owned a house in New Orleans’ Gentilly neighborhood – but Hurricane Katrina destroyed the structure and pretty much everything else in it. Somehow, though, a number of live recordings he made over th ... More >>

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Wii the People

    Video games have grown up. I havent.

  • Calendar

    November 1, 2007

    Your Royal Spyness

    Channel Agent 007 at a Dairy Center for the Arts fundraiser.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    Champagne Dreams

    In my best moments, I like to think of myself sitting alone at the bar with a fine, fluted glass, like James Bond just ten seconds before the girl walks in. In my worst, I fear I’m more like one of Candace Bushnell’s cosmo-skanks, getting giggly and paralytic after too many glasses, rolling the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 20, 2007
  • Film

    September 6, 2007

    Shoot 'Em Up

    This film proves that its star could have been a killer Bond.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2007

    Body Snatchin' Body Snatchers. Again.

    THE INVASION Is there a Razzie Award for worst casting? If so, reserve it early for this fourth, spectacularly lousy screen version of Jack Finney’s 1954 novella The Body Snatchers, which some bright light envisioned as the ideal starring vehicle for the Cold Mountain herself, Nicole Kidman, and ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    March 15, 2007
  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Casino Royale

    The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy -- and comes up aces.

  • Dining

    March 9, 2006


    Our undercover critic gets outed.

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    12 Cents for Marvin

    Change (Umo Productions)

  • Music

    September 22, 2005


    Road to Rouen (Capitol)

  • Music

    June 23, 2005

    Club Scout

    Manny's Smokehouse

  • Dining

    April 7, 2005

    Bite Me

    Eyes on the Prize

  • Summer Guide

    June 12, 2003

    Think Distinct

    This summer's movies could withstand the drought.

  • Dining

    May 8, 2003

    Drink of the Week

    Indigo Martini

  • Music

    October 18, 2001
  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Nobody Does It Better

    Blending free jazz with film lore, Sex Mob reworks old James Bond soundtracks for a sound that's shaken and stirred.

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Spies Unlike Us

    Boorman and Le Carré bombard Panama with lies and lust but only a modicum of laughter.

  • Food & Drink

    March 29, 2001

    Best New Bar

    Funky Buddha Lounge

  • Music

    February 1, 2001


    Felt Mountain (Mute)

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Big Wheels

    Spending $250,000 on a car may not make you happy. But among Denver's rich and famous, it's one way of keeping score.

  • Culture

    June 29, 2000

    The Final Frontier

    Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time.

  • Calendar

    November 18, 1999

    Birth of the Cool

    The World Is Not Enough

  • Film

    December 18, 1997
  • Music

    September 4, 1997
  • News

    May 3, 1995



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