Americans love a good con-man story. They love hearing about attractive criminals -- the charmingly deceptive leading man or intoxicatingly distracting female -- getting away with it, and the loot that provides them with another kind fantasy in the land of the super-rich. After a brief delay becau ... More >>
In her 1996 novel Push, Sapphire ventured into the profoundly dark territory of a young black girl's experience growing up in late '80s Harlem. The book dealt with the difficult topics of incest, rape, AIDS, illiteracy, poverty and violence toward infants, yet none of this prevented the 2009 film ad ... More >>
The Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company is presenting Shipwrecked! An Entertainment. The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself) through February 25 at the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. Juliet Wittman caught the production last weekend; here's her review: We're all fascinated ... More >>
Oprah is returning to her home planet this week. Or she's leaving daytime television. Or something like that. Everybody loves Oprah. Even if they've never seen her television program, they know Oprah is "truth." She's solid, she's the bridge between different cultures and the essence of what ... More >>
Bryan DanknichEternally white-haired king of the spoof Leslie Nielsen passed away yesterday at the age of 84, due to complications from pneumonia. His best-known roles varied from the science-fiction classic Forbidden Planet to Airplane!, the king of all cinematic parodies; through that movie ... More >>
Poetry and art run together at the Kirkland Museum.
Author! Author! A script thats more talk than story.
In the film adaptation of Clifford Irving’s book, a lying president begets a lying author. Good thing that wouldn’t happen today.
A gas station attendant pumps out enlightenment in Peaceful Warrior.
Fact: Fiction is very engaging.
Caveh Zahedi comes clean in I Am a Sex Addict.
Catching errant wildlife with the web.
Will he or won't he?
The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.