The Western genre isn't entirely comprised of spaghetti or John Wayne talking out the side of his mouth: From its earliest days, filmmakers were putting a comic spin on stories set on the dusty trail, with the genre hitting its apex between the mid '70s and mid '80s. We've gathered this collection o ... More >>
Rather than seethe with jealousy at Facebook friends who are paying big money to head to Austin for South By Southwest, you can stay in Denver and enjoy movies and panel discussions this week -- for free! From a screening of the 1968 Romeo and Juliet to Uranium Drive-In to Dead Man Walking, with a ... More >>
Comedy festivals are the perfect antidote to a nasty breakup. Not only because laughing activates several different sections of the brain, strengthening neurons that lead to insight and emotional balance, but because so many comedians love to bitch about heartbreak. Like Morrissey records or the fil ... More >>
Last month, we shared photos and more about Dear Eleanor, a Leonardo DiCaprio production that was shooting in Niwot and other area locations. Now, the movie has wrapped in Colorado -- but its star, Jessica Alba, shared plenty of images of what happened via Twitter and Instagram. Shots range from l ... More >>
Our Melanie Asmar has been writing about a new film incentives law that aims to attract movie- and TV-makers to Colorado -- and in March, she revealed that Dear Eleanor, a movie produced by Leonardo DiCaprio's company, would soon start lensing here. Lo and behold, it's happening -- and while produc ... More >>
Anyone who's familiar with the 1974 version of The Great Gatsby with Robert Redford should recognize the scenes and shots from trailers for the 2013 version, which opens Friday with Leonardo DiCaprio. Here, in animated GIFs, are shot-by-shot comparisons from the 1974 version and the 2013 version -- ... More >>
A Hallmark Channel television series about a young woman in 1910 who takes a teaching job in a rural coal-mining town could be shot in Colorado if the state legislature sets aside more money during the next fiscal year for the state's popular film incentives program. Last week, the Colorado Economi ... More >>
Last year, lawmakers approved new film incentives to lure Hollywood back to Colorado after movie-makers had largely abandoned the state for cheaper locales. Seven months into the program, nearly $4 million in rebates and other perks have been approved. The lineup of movies that will say "Action!" in ... More >>
Spending money is such a bummer. Luckily, you don't have to drop that much cash to have fun this weekend. Whether you fancy a mystical art show, Hunger Games costume contest or a 3-D dance party, we've got them (and more!), all for under $10. Get out there and enjoy the spring. For a full listing ... More >>
Over the weekend, the New York Times broke the news that Jim Carroll, a thought-provoking poet who made several appearances in Denver and Boulder and whose 1978 memoir, The Basketball Diaries, was immortalized on the big screen in a 1995 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, passed away from a heart at ... More >>
The nature of print media is strange these days. Pages shrivel and shrink, then disappearÂ altogether, while paid positions dry up like teens on Proactiv, resulting in a frenzied scramble toward writers and editors doing more with less, pissed off at their frozen salaries yet unable to bitch about i ... More >>
The ice caps are melting, the ozone depleting, and Leo’s charisma? An endangered species.
Here's a brief look at some of the items America is desperate to learn about today: Fidel Castro dead The Internet is erupting over the rumor that Fidel Castro is dead. It has yet to be announced by any major news service, but itâ€™s dominating Internet searches. If itâ€™s true, maybe now the CIA c ... More >>
It was cruel and unusual to only list the answers to these trivial questions here, but here they are: Trivia Face Off Sample Questions â€˘ What team was defeated to bring Denver its first major sports championship? Florida Panthers â€˘ Alex Trebek provided the voice of â€śAlan Quebec,â€ť a game-sho ... More >>
Bandidas, Idiocracy, Extras, The Illusionist
DeBeers has nothing to worry about: This Zwick flick tackles nada.
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment.
The re-animator resurrects traditional tapas at The 9th Door.
Howard Hughes gets what he wants -- in this case, a fun and loving biopic.
The Oscar telecast has, for a decade, been Gil Cates' golden moment
Bruno's Italian Bistro
A touching play is diseased by soft directing and ponderous pacing.
Return to Me is so bad it may never go away.
Leo grins and bares it for The Beach.
July 8 - 14, 1999