Homophobia in popular culture began to fade in the '70s, and for the most part was dead and gone by the '90s. With music, it began with disco and was stomped to death by riot grrrl. In film it was exposed with Boys in the Band, and deemed pass√© with My Own Private Idaho. Art and fashion have been g ... More >>
With Friday's release of The Heat (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy), another buddy cop movie joins a film library filled with explosions, oddball pairings and broad humor. While the genre's been compacted into a cliche over the years (especially immediately following its heyday in the late '80s and ... More >>
We've been surveying Hollywood's relationship with our fair state via picks for the ten best movies filmed in Colorado, plus ten memorable movies set in Colorado but not filmed here and the ten most awesomely cheesy Colorado movies. Today, it's the ten biggest Hollywood movie misses shot in Colorado ... More >>
This isn't Daniel Junge's first trip to the Oscars. The Colorado-based filmmaker was nominated for an Academy Award in 2010 for his documentary The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner; this time he's nominated in the Documentary Short category for Saving Face, a film that follows a Pakist ... More >>
Helping black people.After all the strife and human sacrifice during the civil rights movement, it was pretty awesome in the end when every black person was triumphant in some way and every villain got her hilariously cathartic comeuppance by eating a pie full of feces -- but let's not forget ... More >>
Lori Midson Doug Anderson Hi*Rise 2162 Larimer Street 303-296-3656 www.hirisedenver.com This is part two of my interview with Doug Anderson, owner and chief baker of Hi*Rise. Part one of my chat with Anderson ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: I'm totally unqualifi ... More >>
Lori Midson Doug Anderson Hi*Rise 2162 Larimer Street 303-296-3656 www.hirisedenver.com This is part two of my interview with Doug Anderson, owner and chief baker of Hi*Rise. Part one of my chat with Anderson ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: I'm totally unqualif ... More >>
Only Bruce Willis can save us now.At 11:00 this morning, an asteroid 5-20 meters in diameter came within 7,800 miles of Earth. Asteroids and meteorites (ever wonder the difference?) make close calls with Earth all the time, but no time in the history of the world was so harrowing as 1997 and ... More >>
Dead, you say?As a social phenomenon, probably the most interesting thing about celebrity death hoaxes is that they are a social phenomenon at all. There's no point to them. They're not particularly funny (aside from the resulting lulz if the celebrity in question gets all offended about it), ... More >>
With its secret boys' club and bloody good fun, Wanted has all of the fight with none of the guilt.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
African American Lives 2 remembers America's past.
A killer cast enlivens a dark comedy.
Feast of Love knows nothing of what it blabs on and on about.
Midnight Madness at the Esquire Theatre
Why in Godís name did Steve Carell take the paycheck?
This slight, self-absorbed indieís got nothing.
Lucky Number Slevin plays Tarantino's game, without Tarantino's results.
Redford grows old gracefully in An Unfinished Life.
The life of the emperor penguin isn't easy, but it might make yours seem better.
Spielberg's War hikes up the gore, and that ain't a bad thing.
An Evening With Morgan Freeman
The Starz Denver International Film Festival unspools for the 27th time.
There's little merit to The Big Bounce.
For Jim Carrey, the sky's the limit in Bruce Almighty.
This time, it's the woman who manipulates the man.
Rilo Kiley tiptoed toward success while you weren't looking.
Bored? Nurse Betty has the cure.