This has been a grueling election season, with the television full of depressing news reports and endless political ads. The best way to avoid them? Program a movie, one that might give you a more honest look at elections, where you can augh at the irony, cringe at the realities and not worry about ... More >>
If you're ready to get out of this unseasonal rain and have some good, clean (and dry) geek fun indoors, August will make you a very happy nerd. Two cons, one weird county fair and more movies than you can shake are just some of the highlights of a month packed full of great geek fun. Here are Augus ... More >>
The final eight episodes of Breaking Bad will begin Sunday. Over the course of five seasons, the series has established itself not just as one of the best shows now on TV, but as one of the best ever -- maybe the best ever. On the eve of this final stretch, we decided to look back over the series as ... More >>
Our Melanie Asmar has been reporting about efforts to attract more moviemakers to Colorado -- and one great selling point is to check out the classics that have been partly filmed here over the years. Below, count down our ten favorites, as culled from the flicks listed on the FilmInColorado.com we ... More >>
Today's release date for Forza Horizon for Xbox, which takes place entirely in Colorado, got us thinking: In over forty years of video-game history, there had to have been a few other games set in the Centennial State. Little did we know, a veritable mountain of electronic entertainment has depicte ... More >>
While Harry Shearer is most popular as the bassist from This is Spinal Tap and nearly half of the voices of on The Simpsons, he's also been extremely prolific in other areas during his half-a-century in showbiz. In advance of the screening of his documentary The Big Uneasy Thursday night at t ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Colorado State UniversityAhhhhhh... so pretty... Move over, Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker. Surrogate motherhood isn't just for celebrities anymore. Or humans. Or the living. Last May, a tornado cut a swath through much of Windsor, Colorado, and among its victims was ... More >>
Like so many others around the world, I was awed by the spectacle of President Bush ducking to avoid a pair of shoes hucked by Iraqi TV journalist Muntadar al-Zeidi at a news conference yesterday. Apparently, flashing footwear at someone is one of the worst insults a person can give in Arab culture. ... More >>
This 2006 Message column "HDNet Gains" profiled HDNet, billionaire Mark Cuban's high-definition television network. At the time, Cuban and his Denver-based partner, Philip Garvin, were thrilled about adding longtime CBS anchor Dan Rather to HDNet's family. But Garvin remained frustrated that the pro ... More >>
"Type faster, damn you." The Democratic National Convention press room was located deep in the guts of the Pepsi Center, and when I stopped by on Wednesday afternoon, nearly every seat was occupied -- and no one seemed to be having the slightest fun. It reminded me of the scene from The Producers ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
No wonder all the bees are dying: Seinfeld's movie is embarrassing.
Westword’s crack team of political analysts are at it again. Last week they answered the age-old question, “Which local politician most resembles Shakira?” Now they’ve taken their investigation one step further, to bring to you, for the first time (drum roll, please) WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF LOC ... More >>
Forbidden Planet, The Da Vinci Code, Strangers With Candy, Homicide
From dirty jokes and soldiers to penguins and gays, we made our preferences known.
Brooks's latest Producers is flawed, but better than the first.
The Producers nearly lives up to its New York hype.
You Can Count on Me starts small but works its way to greatness.
From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.