Jason Reitman

  • Film

    January 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Photos: Starz Denver Film Festival opening night and a corn-porny Labor Day

    This year marks the 36th opening night for the Denver Film Festival, and like the previous 35, last night's kickoff event took place against a backdrop of glitter, glamour and anticipation. And if director Jason Reitman's Labor Day, which unspooled at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House before many of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Oscar nominations for Best Picture: 2011 vs. 2010

    ​The Academy Award nominations are out and they're pretty much what you expected: The King's Speech, Black Swan, The Social Network, etc. This is the second year of the expanded ten movie Best Picture category. And as these things go, the ten nominees are not a bad indication of what stuck wi ... More >>

  • Film

    January 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Starz Denver Film Festival closes with weak surprise, strong film: George Clooney's Up in the Air

    Surprise! J.K. Simmons is in town! Oh, wait: you already knew that...​Last week, the folks behind the Starz Denver Film Festival ballyhooed a last-minute addition to the schedule -- a Sunday screening of a picture "on a clear runway to the Oscars" that would be introduced by a "surprise" appea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Will a George Clooney sighting cap the Starz Denver Film Festival?

    Have you or your buddies booked a trip to Denver, George?​ In our recap of the Ed Harris appearance at the Starz Denver Film Festival last Friday, I noted that organizers of the event have a hard time getting big-name actors to show up. Example: Harrison Ford was in town for a weekend gala at ... More >>

  • Music

    April 17, 2008

    Meet Juno MacGuff’s Muse

    An unlikely Hollywood hit spotlights the songs of an unlikely singer-songwriter.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2008

    Q&A With Kimya Dawson

    Kimya Dawson, the subject of an April 17 profile and the Q&A below, isn’t a new artist. She and Adam Green were part of the Moldy Peaches, a so-called anti-folk combo whose debut CD arrived in 2001 – and since then, she’s issued several solo albums and cut a disc with another band, Antsy Pants ... More >>

  • Film

    December 13, 2007


    Teen pregnancy, hilarious and sweet, in the indie-licious Juno.

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2007

    August Rush Closes the Denver Film Festival on a Hackneyed Note

    Closing night didn't shut the door on the 30th annual Starz Denver Film Festival. Other selections began unspooling around the same time or after the start of this bash at other participating theaters, and a full slate of flicks was available for viewing the following day. As such, the November 17 e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2007

    Juno Lives Up to the Hype at the Starz Denver Film Festival

    The folks behind the 30th annual Starz Denver Film Festival didn’t discover Juno, the film at the center of the bash’s November 10 “Big Night” presentation at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The indie previously received major plaudits at festivals in Rome and Hollywood, and the buzz around ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2007

    Monday Morning Hang Over

    It was all celluloid all the time this weekend as the 30th Denver Film Festival kicked off in fine fashion on Thursday and really got rolling through Sunday. I know they have a corporate sponsor, and to be really accurate I should call it the Starz Denver Film Festival, but I'm of the ilk who has al ... More >>

  • Film

    September 13, 2007

    Greetings from Toronto ...

    Where old masters, drunk teenagers, and Asia Argento make the fest's first week a blast.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 5, 2006
  • Film

    March 30, 2006

    Puff Piece

    Thank You for Smoking's satire falls short of incendiary.