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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Image via towerofyouth.orgIrv KershnerRest 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Marc Forster has a license to confuse and bore in Quantum of Solace
Eddie Izzard takes the Paramount Theatre stage.
Video games have grown up. I havenít.
Channel Agent 007 at a Dairy Center for the Arts fundraiser.
This film proves that its star could have been a killer Bond.
The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy -- and comes up aces.
Our undercover critic gets outed.
Change (Umo Productions)
Road to Rouen (Capitol)
Eyes on the Prize
They ran the toughest cellblock in the most dangerous prison in the state. It was the perfect place to beat inmates.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
Blending free jazz with film lore, Sex Mob reworks old James Bond soundtracks for a sound that's shaken and stirred.
Boorman and Le Carré bombard Panama with lies and lust but only a modicum of laughter.
Funky Buddha Lounge
Felt Mountain (Mute)
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.
Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time.
The World Is Not Enough
DENVER'S LOUNGE LIZARDS WERE ALL DRESSED UP WITH NO PLACE TO GO. ENTER THE KIT KAT CLUB.LET'S DO LOUNGE SINATRA SONGS, COCKTAIL PARTY CLOTHES AND CHAT GALORE--THEY'LL DRINK TO THAT.