It's safe to say Vintage Theatre's RFK is a smash. A one-man exploration of the life and times of Robert Kennedy by Jack Holmes, it garnered excellent reviews (including mine) and a huge amount of Facebook chatter, with dozens of people who had seen the performance sharing information, congratulatin ... More >>
Although the variety of flicks at the Starz Denver Film Festival lets movie lovers tailor their own fest, the marquee events serve as signposts -- and this year's opening night feature, A Late Quartet, and Big Night spotlight, Quartet, underwhelmed compared to the $2.5 million gift from Anna and Joh ... More >>
The front page of today's Denver Post -- the physical version, not its website -- features a note from editor Greg Moore announcing that the paper has been "reordered."
Specifically, local news, which previously ran after national and international stories, will now appear in the lead section -- a ... More >>
Our item about the Denver Post asking Lisa Kennedy to report on both film and theater -- a move that combines two former full-time positions into one -- inspired plenty of different takes on the situation.
Here's one from a reader who fears coverage will suffer despite Kennedy's talents.
Newspapers across the country have slashed staff to save money, with movie reviewer and theater critic positions among the most popular cuts. Given that reality, the Denver Post deserves credit for continuing to dedicate a staff writer to these subjects, even though one person -- Lisa Kennedy -- wil ... More >>
Mike Keefe.Yesterday, the Denver Post's Mike Keefe won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning -- an honor that will cheer those of us who've enjoyed his work for years.
But the Post deserves a tip of the cap, too, simply for keeping Keefe on the payroll. Because these days, folks with K ... More >>
"Rabbit Hole."When programmers chose Rabbit Hole to open the Starz Denver Film Festival, they likely did so because of its quality and local link; director John Cameron Mitchell is from Colorado Springs. But this meditation on a couple dealing with a child's death is appropriate for another r ... More >>
Gary Magness and Lee Daniels share a "Precious" moment at the Denver Film Festival.This year's Oscar nominations are out, and Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire earned six nods, including Best Actress (Gabourey Sidibe), Best Supporting Actress (Mo'Nique), Best Editing, Best Adapt ... More >>
"Precious" director Lee Daniels got emotional. Not fake emotional. Real emotional.It's been a tough year for the Denver Film Society. Not only has the economy wreaked havoc on the organization, necessitating shortened hours of operation, but internal turmoil boiled over in June, when executiv ... More >>
A Friday blog pointed out that the Denver Post would have a difficult time covering the turmoil at the Denver Film Society, where as many as 21 staffers resigned amid layoff reports and dissatisfaction with relatively new executive director Bo Smith. After all, Nina Henderson- ... More >>
The resurrection of the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media isn't the only big development in the state's arts community. Today's Denver Post gives prominent play to "21 Resign in Denver Film Society Shakeup," an article by film writer Lisa Kennedy in which Bo Smith, ... More >>
Photo by J. KnightDenver Post editor Greg Moore at the February 26 press conference that announced the closure of the Rocky Mountain News.
During the period of time between the December announcement that the Rocky Mountain News had been put up for sale and the February press conference revealing th ... More >>