The weekend celebrations in advance of St. Patrick's Day may have already depleted your wallet. Fortunately, there are many free activities in Denver this week -- some of which might even help replenish all those brain cells killed by green beer. We've picked our three favorites; feel free to add ot ... More >>
We all dream of finding fame and fortune in our chosen fields, but when people actually do get rich and famous, they often discover that money can't buy happiness, or love, or whatever it is the Beatles were singing about. What's the answer, then? God? Meditation? E-meter auditing? When musicians ge ... More >>
This week's free offerings are all about freedom -- or at least escape. You can travel with Keanu Reeves to the surf culture of Point Break, try to develop an Everybody Loves Raymond-type sitcom in Russia, or head out into space -- all without leaving Denver, or spending a dime. Read on for our thre ... More >>
I'm among the petulant grumblers about super-popular movies getting prequels, gaining sequels and being retrofitted to appeal to current fans while grabbing up new fans with sexy, glammy, glitzy things like turbo-hottie actors and actresses and the expensive magic of CGI. But I grumble because I car ... More >>
This is not the best time of year for new movies. So we have Wrath of the Titans, Mirror Mirror and American Reunion. Judging by the box office receipts, you went and saw Hunger Games like everyone else, and were probably were angry that Jennifer Lawrence is too fat and the little black girl from th ... More >>
Slap Shot 2: Number 28.The sports movie is rarely versatile: an outsider, or group of outsiders (wrong race, wrong gender, wrong species), have uncanny talent in their field, but the old guard (typically, white, old men), don't like the change the new person represents. So the rebels have to ... More >>
Is there anyone there?In a way, there's nothing sadder than obsolescence, a thing no longer useful left to fall into misuse and disrepair -- and there's maybe no better example of that than the pay phone. That's why, for the past couple of weeks, we've been highlighting one Sad Payphone of th ... More >>
John HaneyOver the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig with ... More >>
"C'mon, coach. I'm at least as good as Kyle Orton."Look what we found: three blogs about Denver stuff. KaptainKirk at Mile High Report walks us through NFL.com's new website for updates about the league's labor situation. Players and teams have until March 5 to reach a new collective bargain ... More >>
The Day the Earth Stood Still misses the point, and that's a Klaatu Barada no-no
Losing our cool over Colorado's Cool Biz.
Get your Irish on at this Parker pub.
Take a trip down under.
Boys will be boys in Street Kings' shallow look at dirty police.
Locals Only: Beatsource launches a “hip-hop iTunes” It’s been the talk of the town for the last several months but Beatsource.com has finally launched and features a few local artists as well. Based here in Denver, Beatsource.com is an online hip-hop music store that targets DJs and features ... More >>
Richard Linklater's Scanner is a rotoscoped feast for freaks.
The Lake House reunites Bullock and Reeves in a twilight-zone romance.
30 Seconds to Mars is the first actor-fronted band that rocks. Or so they say.
Wayne Kramer's latest casts a Paul over the proceedings.
The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.
Mike Mills's debut is smart, funny and gorgeously sad.
Young Christians learn that they have nothing to apologize for.
Reeves is back in black, and there's more hell to pay.
Keanu Reeves and the Wachowski brothers deliver a fresh helping of May tricks.
Hardball doesn't hit a homer, but it's not a total strikeout.
Want a(nother) romanticized speed racer? Go see The Fast and the Furious
Keanu manages to make Sweet November watchable.
Sam Raimi does what he can with familiar material in The Gift.
Or: Why winning an Oscar sometimes means losing a career
The Replacements can't score, even with Gene Hackman on the team.
From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.
Keanu Reeves's band, Dogstar, isn't very good--but since he's in it, who cares?