Moments ago, during an appearance on Peter Boyles's KHOW talk show (and while surrounded by TV cameras), former Congressman Tom Tancredo announced that he's running for governor...again.
"I announced 5 minutes ago my intention to seek the Republican nomination for Governor of Colorado and look forw ... More >>
John Wayne in 1969's True Grit, which was filmed in Colorado.Today legislators will consider a measure that would provide an economic incentive for filmmakers to work in Colorado -- a rarity these days, as detailed in "The Reel West." But a century ago, there was a booming film business in th ... More >>
Only an asshole gets killed for a car (the Repo Code).
The International Film Series at the University of Colorado in Boulder will show a series of films by director Alex Cox over the next few weeks; Cox teaches screenwriting and film production at the school. And while all of his movies, like Sid ... More >>
Mark MangerWhen I first stepped through the doors of the covered wagon-adorned building that houses Westerkamps Steakhouse and Meat Market, which I review in this week's Westword, I thought I was on the way to a quiet breakfast special of pork chops and eggs. What I found, though, was a kitsc ... More >>
"The Searchers."The Colorado legislature just nixed a plan to tack a ten-cent fee onto movie tickets, money that would have been used to provide financial incentives for film companies that want to make movies in this state. As revised, the bill would now ask for donations from movie-goers -- ... More >>
For the second year in a row, a movie with Colorado ties is getting Oscar buzz.
In 2010, it was Precious, which was co-produced by Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness of Denver. This time around, it's 127 Hours, which stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, the Colorado climber who cut off his ... More >>
We're all entrenched in the talkies these days, and silent films strike most of us as just a little bit hokey. What's with all the broad gesticulating, subtitled inserts and tinkly, melodramatic piano music, anyway? A lot, actually. First, it's food for thought on the subject of how the film indus ... More >>
In this week's edition of Rough Mixes, we printed excerpts of Tom Murphy's recent chat with Dave Dictor from MDC. As you'll see from the full transcript posted after the jump, the band's frontman is still very much an iconoclast championing ideals that are as provactive as the revolving moniker of h ... More >>