John Carpenter is a goddamned genius. Throughout the late '70s and well into the '80s, the best B-movie director to ever live cranked out a startling number of classic films. Not everything he touched during that period turned to gold -- his adaptation of Stephen King's Christine is pretty mediocre, ... More >>
Tonight the Alamo Drafthouse will welcome Pam Grier back to the Littleton cinema space for a special appearance and showing of her 1974 classic, Foxy Brown. As both a featured guest in the theater's "Tough Women" month of programming and part of its running "Color Commentary" series, Grier will be a ... More >>
The free, Outdoor Family Film Series at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will start off with a bang this summer, when David "The Bullet" Smith Jr. launches himself into the sky with his human cannon. The Alamo Drafthouse is an eat-and-drink movie theater that usually only allows patrons eighteen or older ... More >>
The Alamo Drafthouse, 7301 South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, is hosting a grand opening celebration tonight; festivities include a screening of some of Pam Grier's most famous scenes followed by a Q&A with Grier herself. The first Colorado location in this quirky chain of theaters has 32 local beer ... More >>
Despite snowy forecasts, spring has officially sprung -- and fun events are springing up all over town. From a chance to see an Amsterdam Internet archivist's work to a free screening of the new Ryan Gosling flick to a snack-filled block party, we've rounded up ten events that will green up your wor ... More >>
The Alamo Drafthouse will officially open on Monday, March 25, with a grand-opening ceremony featuring Pam Grier. But starting today and running through the weekend, the Drafthouse will be showing a series of bargain-priced films -- just $2 per ticket! -- including recent hits like Zero Dark Thirty ... More >>
Dedicated fans and curious cinephiles alike don't have much longer to wait -- the Denver area's own Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is opening in a matter of days. The storied theater chain officially kicks things off Monday, March 25, with a grand-opening event honoring Pam Grier, who grew up in Denver; th ... More >>
Alamo Drafthouse will open its doors at 7301 South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton on Monday, March 25. The first Colorado link in the Texas-based cinema chain -- which offers food and drinks during screenings -- boasts seven screens, 900 seats, 32 local beers on tap, and an extensive menu featuring bur ... More >>
Another week, another fresh batch of local hip-hop. We've got new joints from the Southern-flavored but fully local Hustle Man, as well as a new cut from Whygee that name-checks one of East High School's most famous former students, plus a nighttime call to action from Drop Switch and a sneak peek a ... More >>
Michael Roberts just offered up ten Colorado-connected hotties, ingenues and reality-TV stars -- everyone from Jessica Biel to Pam Grier. And while one reader thinks that "'reality' and 'star' should never, ever be used in the same sentence," another had a more pressing concern... A woman scorned. ... More >>
The roster of notable people who were either born in Colorado or lived here for a time is huge -- and included among them are plenty of female entertainers from the past and present. But which of them will stand the test of time? And which will fade, if they haven't already started to do so? Look be ... More >>
Pam Grier as Jackie Brown.Young people love Quentin Tarantino. A lot of older people do, too, but there is something so electrifying about being twenty years old and hearing Samuel L. Jackson shout the word "motherfucker!"
Colorado has starred in hundreds of movies -- and more recently, watched as filmmakers pass up the Centennial State for cheaper locales, even if their films are set here. (Thanks for nothing, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.) But lawmakers and industry folks have a plan to change that, a plan that could b ... More >>
On a small stage on the steps of the Capitol this morning, surrounded by more than a hundred local film industry folks, House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino ticked off movies made in Colorado: City Slickers, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and one he called "the seminal piece of film work that r ... More >>
Pam Grier is one of Denver's greatest exports, and last fall, Robin Edwards pulled together the "Top 5 ass-kicking Pam Grier roles" -- among them her performance in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown. But Juror169 has a a problem with Grier's off-screen roles. Here's the verdict:
Don't mess with Pam Grier. The Colorado-residing actress is known for her bad-ass roles in blaxploitation films like Foxy Brown and Coffy, which are both screening tonight as part of the Crest Film Series at Crossroads Theater. In advance of the screening, we took a look at the top five ass-k ... More >>
Apparently March didn't get the memo that it's supposed to come in like a lion, because the last week has been relatively beautiful out and closer to the lamb-like status we're supposed to having at the end of the month. Whatever, the mountain's loss is our gain, as we'll be able to enjoy ple ... More >>
Wed alert! Colorado's two-time Democratic presidential candidate once stood up for John McCain.
The virtual infamy of Wikipedia.
Cinemaphonic Volume 2: Soul Punch, A Selection of British Library Music 1970-1976 (Motel Records)
In the Black
Kissing off a year of six-minute smooches and sex-toy cigars.
Tim Burton turns his ray gun on everything in sight when Mars Attacks!, and it's good, gory fun.
SO LONG, STAPLETON: TRIPS DOWN MEMORY LANE AND OTHER FLIGHTS OF FANCY.A DAY IN THE DEATH OF STAPLETON