It's not every weekend that a handful of Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize-winners and international artists converge on the area. But this weekend the Americas for Conservation and the Arts will present the inaugural Americas Latino Festival of Colorado, a green event celebrating the nation's largest ... More >>
Word came down recently that André 3000 of Outkast will be playing the highly influential Jimi Hendrix in a biopic called All Is By My Side, which centers on the iconic guitarist's early years. With inspired and estimable casting like this, it made us think about the other memorable biopics that ha ... More >>
Jason Bosch won a MasterMind for his work with ArgusFest, showing important movies for trivial prices. And tonight, ArgusFest will be screening two more segments of Oliver Stone's The Untold History of the United States. And as Bosch notes, "You don't need to have seen the first parts to follow alo ... More >>
Jason Bosch won a MasterMind for his work with ArgusFest, showing important movies for trivial prices. Tonight, ArgusFest will be screening two segments of Oliver Stone's The Untold History of the United States. And as Bosch notes, "You don't need to have seen the first two parts to follow along, s ... More >>
Posts like our collection of the top ten "You know you're from Colorado when...." punchlines celebrate life in our fair state. But what about the opposite side of that coin? Turns out the last breath of many memorable folks was of our thin air. We've assembled a roster of the ten most notable passin ... More >>
Slap Shot 2: Number 28.The sports movie is rarely versatile: an outsider, or group of outsiders (wrong race, wrong gender, wrong species), have uncanny talent in their field, but the old guard (typically, white, old men), don't like the change the new person represents. So the rebels have to ... More >>
In years past, putting together a Best of Denver issue was like Sophie's Choice: In order to choose the favorite baby, all the rest of the babies had to die and then Meryl Streep killed herself. Now we have the vast internets and enough space to choose whatever we desire -- in your face, Nazi ... More >>
Easley.Reporter Melanie Asmar has been covering the recall effort aimed at Denver Public Schools board president Nate Easley, including a post about publisher Guerin Green identifying a pseudonymous blogger critical of an anti-Easley group. In our comments section, that blogger fired back un ... More >>
The BIFF will leave you feeling quite vigorous indeed!For film buffs looking for something a little fresher than the traditional Oscar fare dominating film talk this season, the Boulder International Film Festival offers a meticulously curated batch of movies Colorado audiences have likely ne ... More >>
Twenty-five years ago today, KOA talk-show host Alan Berg was murdered in his driveway by members of a white-supremacist group called The Order -- and as the Denver Post points out in a front-page story today, the act feels all too resonant thanks to this month's slaying of a security guard at Was ... More >>
A sign of the times. It's a new concept to help you find all of our fresh Westword.com content quickly and easily: blog bullets! Today in Cafe Society: • A Wynkoop Brewing Co. essay contest, timed to commemorate the joint's twentieth anniversary. • Oskar Blues' Obama-centric poster for Dale' ... More >>
This week's DVD releases has all three.
Underdog opens tonight, but the good people over at Buenea Vista Pictures decided not to host press screenings until after most weekly's print deadlines. But never fear, Underdog is here ... now. But before we get to that, if you're looking for reviews of other movies opening this weekend, try thes ... More >>
On November 13, Chad Conrad Castagana, 39, was arrested on charges related to threatening letters sent to a slew of notables, including Senator Charles Schumer, Speaker of the House to be Nancy Pelosi, gazillionaire Sumner Redstone, MSNBC personality Keith Olbermann and yukster David Letterman. Acco ... More >>
A toned-down Oliver Stone finds uplift in the rubble of the Twin Towers.
A new documentary targets the military-industrial complex.
Sheryl Renee recognizes her favorites.
An epic figure turns human -- and fallible -- in Oliver Stone's Alexander.
An Aussie take on corporate mischief offers a good bad guy.
Interview With the Assassin
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Political comedy with veteran barb-slinger Mort Sahl.
The Replacements can't score, even with Gene Hackman on the team.
The director of Bull Durham goes for a sports movie knockout with Play It to the Bone.
From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.
Oliver Stone tackles pro football on Any Given Sunday.
July 1 - 7, 1999
TWO ROCKY FLATS WATCHDOG GROUPS BLOW UP AT EACH OTHER.