Matt Campbell

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    See I Am a Knife with Legs, Party with Reel Social Club Friday

    No film festival is complete without a few sweet parties, and the Starz Denver Film Festival is no exception. If you're only going to hit up one of those parties, make sure it's the one with classic arcade games, DJs and an open bar, all in honor of an award for what has to be one of the strangest f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2014

    Photos: Dylan Schuetz's Gymnastics Ability Helps Him Survive 100-Foot Glacier Fall

    Being in spectacular physical condition didn't stop something very bad from happening to 21-year-old Dylan Schuetz. But his background as an athlete -- and, specifically, a gymnast -- prevented it from being even worse. Last week, Schuetz -- an avid and adventurous rock climber whose friends also t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Top ten queer films -- a countdown in honor of Cinema Q

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cinema is becoming the new norm, according to Denver Film Society programmer Matthew Campbell: Festivals such as Sundance now feature films about LGBT characters who are fully fleshed out and whose stories have less to do with their sexual identity, he points o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    In advance of tonight's DFS Golden Raspberry party, here are three of 2013's worst movies

    As the Denver Film Society prepares to celebrate the worst movies of 2013 at tonight's Golden Raspberry party, Westword asked a few players (those that were brave enough to talk about it) in the local film about which flicks they think were the biggest flops. See also: PBBT! Pronouncing the worst f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Five under-the-radar picks for the Starz Denver Film Festival

    It's that time again -- the Starz Denver Film Fest is here, bringing joy for the cinephile girls and boys. With almost 200 films in every genre, from all over the world, there's a lot to take in. To help navigate the schedule, we asked festival programmer Matt Campbell to steer us toward some of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2011

    An interview with Ideal Fathers in advance of their farewell show tonight at the Larimer

    ​Over the course of a line-up change or two, Ideal Fathers Ideal Fathers, playing its final show tonight at the Larimer Lounge, developed a sound and a stage presence that probably would have been lumped in with "dance punk." But there was always an agenda in the band to inspire people to wake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Astra Moveo gets remix treatment from Ideal Fathers

    No less than three Westword Music Showcase nominess came together to bring you today's free mp3 goodness. It's a remix of the Astra Moveo (nominated in Electro/Dance Punk) track "Dollface" put together by Adam Rojo of the Ideal Fathers (nominated in Post Punk) and Matt Campbell (aka DJ Soup, nomina ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 6, 2008

    Nickel and Dimed

    Ehrenreich’s book gets shortchanged in this OpenStage production.

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Methods of Mayhem

    Death springs eternal for Maris the Great, Denver's most lovable serial murderer. But even killer zombies need a break from brutality.