Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>
It doesn't take a geek to raise a geek, but it sure helps. My elder daughter will turn 21 this year, and as she reaches the final gateway to adulthood (woohoo, booze!), it's safe to say that just as surely as she got my genes -- sorry about that terrible eyesight, kid -- she also inherited my geekin ... More >>
In 2013, love came in many forms: girl on zombie, boy on smartphone, and James Franco on -- count 'em -- two hot bikini babes at the same time. Sure, romantic comedies are as extinct as Oprah Winfrey's chances of winning Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes, but audiences had plenty of onscr ... More >>
Tonight the Alamo Drafthouse will welcome Pam Grier back to the Littleton cinema space for a special appearance and showing of her 1974 classic, Foxy Brown. As both a featured guest in the theater's "Tough Women" month of programming and part of its running "Color Commentary" series, Grier will be a ... More >>
Fanboys (and girls!), start your engines -- Joss Whedon is back on TV, and this time he brought the Marvel Universe with him. Hot off the massive success of The Avengers, Whedon has taken the helm of its spinoff series, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The show launches him once more into the fray of televis ... More >>
Welcome to a new column called Geek Speak, in which we take on an aspect of geek culture each week. Pacific Rim, a movie about giant robots fighting giant monsters, is about to open in hundreds of theaters nationwide, released by a major studio and accompanied by a gigantic ad campaign. It's at lea ... More >>
Money: who needs it? Well, probably you. But this week, you won't have to spend any of it to get out of the house. Whether you want to see a tribute to Woodstock, Joss Whedon's Serenity, or an evening of live storytelling and dance, you can do it all without dropping any cash. Read further for our p ... More >>
Hipsters weren't the first to sing and dance in a spontaneously choreographed group for a musical, and probably will never feel compelled to in this world, but in the movie world they have now given into this urge in Hipster! The Musical. The musical didn't immediately take form as a feature film, b ... More >>
A young woman with a supernatural talent for finding things goes looking for trouble and gets it in the form of a monstrous man who uses children for his own dark ends in Joe Hill's new novel NOS4A2. The book delves into a world where certain special people can make dreams real, then explores what h ... More >>
Futurama has been cancelled...again. Fans are keenly aware that the show was nuked back in 2003 by Fox, then brought back by Comedy Central after it bought the rights to the four movies in 2007. But this season will reportedly be the last one, with the series finale airing on September 4. Yes, Fut ... More >>
At The ABCs of Death, opening today at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a current or rising star in the genre. It's a tasty appetizer that can serve as a meal in and of itself, but what ... More >>
Fuck Fox. Not for FoxNews or American Idol or any of the other questionable shit the network has thrown out there in the name of entertainment over the years. People like what people like, however inexplicable that may be, so I couldn't care less about any of that. No, Fox earned my everlasting ire ... More >>
It never fails: Just when I become emotionally -- and occasionally physically -- attached to a certain fast-food item, the corporate overlords snatch it away like fiendish villains in a Joss Whedon movie (or one of his TV shows that hasn't been cancelled prematurely). Okay, so some items don't sell ... More >>
Freddy doesn't know that he's got it coming.One of the horror-film genre's most iconic heroines, Heather Langenkamp (who played Nancy Thompson in the Nightmare on Elm Street series) kicked Freddy Kreuger's ass not once but three times. We spoke with the actor, who is in town for Denver Film ... More >>
Ugh, vampires. They've been everywhere for the past few years, and now the Twilight brand is hitting Red Rocks tonight for Film on the Rocks. To coincide with the modern sparkle vamps, the Denver FilmCenter is also showing the original, campy Buffy the Vampire Slayer film (tonight at 9:30 p.m ... More >>
How many people have taken a life-altering inner journey of self-exploration and undergone a paradigm shift of both attitude and career transformation -- all while dressed in a giant bird suit and passing out free onion-ring coupons at a movie theater? It was a Friday night at a Red Robin, ... More >>
Take a random assortment of cult classics involving teenagers -- let's say, oh, Brick, My So-Called Life and anything by Joss Whedon -- roll them all together into the space of a little over two minutes and you might have something like the trailer for Kaboom -- which is not to say that that ... More >>
Word of an Arrested movie can't quell our depression.Television, as Conan O'Brien will tell you, is a fickle business. They build you up, they use you up, they toss you aside. And sometimes the powers that be don't even wait to use you up -- they just decide that you're done, for reasons tha ... More >>
Time Warp Comics celebrates a quarter of a century.
Serenity picks up where Firefly left off.
The Lives of Others rates high, while Robocop still dazzles.
Five years after graduation, our comic gets the last laugh.
Final Destination 3 stares death in the faceand laughs.
Serenity spins a classic tale way out west.
Marvel's mutants are a modest squad of dullards in this frustrating adaptation.
Titan A.E. displays a state of suspended animation.