Quentin Tarantino wants to make his next movie in Colorado. Colorado wants that, too. This morning, the state Economic Development Commission approved $5 million in film incentives for the Tarantino Western The Hateful Eight. State film commissioner Donald Zuckerman said Tarantino is eyeing a locat ... More >>
May is here, and let's hope you geeks like Star Wars. This month is packed with events tied to everyone's favorite franchise set in a galaxy far, far away since May 4 -- as in May the Fourth be with you, because geeks love puns -- is a Star Wars holiday and May marks the anniversary of the original ... More >>
It's March, the month of college basketball brackets and St. Patrick's Day. But don't worry: While the rest of your office is busy throwing money away pretending to care about college hoops and drinking shitty green beer, there's plenty of great geek fun to be had. March's ten best geek events inclu ... More >>
Cyndi Lauper was totally right: Money does change everything. But it wouldn't change how much fun you can have in Denver this week, because there are several worthy events that are absolutely free. You can play bingo, watch Big Trouble in Little China, or attend a panel discussion on women in justic ... More >>
"I was appalled and disappointed," says Village Voice film critic Stephanie Zacharek of Spike Lee's Oldboy on this week's Voice Film podcast. "I love [Park Chan-wook's] original and watching Spike Lee's version, there were big differences I was picking up on. "Then I went back and looked at the or ... More >>
If fireworks and baseball games aren't your thing, July has plenty of geek entertainment on tap -- whether you're looking to flex your gaming muscles, get the latest book in the classic Shannara series signed by the author or just sit in the blessedly cool air-conditioned embrace of a movie theater ... More >>
With Friday's release of The Heat (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy), another buddy cop movie joins a film library filled with explosions, oddball pairings and broad humor. While the genre's been compacted into a cliche over the years (especially immediately following its heyday in the late '80s and ... More >>
At The ABCs of Death, showing now 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 i ... More >>
Don't forget to pack your wallet. Our friends at the Aspen Daily News have been doing some calculating -- and the digits they've come up with are capable of giving a chill to anyone planning a quick ski trip to Aspen this winter. According to writer Andrew Travers, most visitors to the community f ... More >>
Red Rocks hosts Blade Runner for Film on the Rocks.
Plenty of newspapers resist specifically labeling their editorial stance for fear of alienating readers of different political stripes or limiting their ability to respond to unforeseen events. But not the Colorado Springs Gazette, which clearly spells out its slant in this Craig's List post headlin ... More >>
This week's DVD releases has all three.
Saturday, June 16
Rodriguez and Tarantino overcome nostalgia in their cut-and-run mash note to film’s guilty pleasures.
Cruising down the boulevard, Denver’s avenue of schemes and dreams.
Poseidon's second voyage yields a brand-new disaster.
This horse movie needs to be put down as soon as possible.
Young teens become super-empowered in Sky High.
Miracle scores with an emotional retelling of an Olympic triumph.
In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland.
Are we having funds yet?
How a kid from Boulder became an eyewitness to the passing of an era.
A timeline of the Pearl Street Mall