MGM studio exec Louis B. Mayer started the Academy Awards in 1929 as a way to bolster the image of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences -- and assist in mediating labor disputes. From that modest beginning, the awards ceremony has grown into one of the world's biggest annual media events. ... More >>
On August 26, Gary Haney, forty, was shot and killed at a Wheat Ridge Ramada Inn after a long standoff with a SWAT team. Afterward, accounts like this one noted his past criminal history, but not his previous self-created image as the "cunning but kindhearted Big Daddy of Denver's nightlife" -- a de ... More >>
This is the smug grin you make when you no longer give a shit.Johnny Depp gotta eat. And pay his mortgage. And Disney pays very well. Maybe that explains why he looks so thoroughly bored in the new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, opening tomorrow. Captain Jack Sparrow was endeari ... More >>
Tron: Legacy, hittin' the streets on DVD and bluray yesterday, was supposed to be a coup of geekery. A sequel no one really wanted but diehard fans of a box office flop from 1982; it got made anyway -- and against all odds, it looked like awesome 3D geeknip. Jeff Bridges was back and young due to ad ... More >>
This from a guest bar blogger: Hey all, we're having a great time here in Denver!!! We're discussing social networking and demographics, the future of journalism, and politics. Woo!!! We have found out that the 18-25 age demographic isn't as brain-dead as previous thought. They may actually have som ... More >>
Et tu? Continuity gets killed along with Caesar.
Brenda Denton's life ended in the kind of mystery she would have loved to solve.
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
The LaFores make their living off of motorcycles -- even though motorcycles have already been the death of two sons.
Buntport stalks laughter.
Even the playwright's lesser work shows signs of genius.
Luigi's knows how to use the old noodle.
The release of Apocalypse Now Redux sharpens the debate over the moral complexities of the battlefield.
Ethan Stiefel to appear at the Vail International Summer of Dance.
Francisco Sotomayor wants to 'Wow' the art world.
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Not-so-good fellow Hugh Grant gets engaged to the Mob in Mickey Blue Eyes.