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 >>
Maria Sharapova, the number two-ranked World Tennis Association player and former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, just launched a line of boutique candies -- including little lemon-lime tennis balls. This seems a little weird, considering Sharapova's athleticism and the nation's current examinati ... More >>
Colorado is known as a creative capitol, and that shows in the street style that crops up all over Denver. For an adventurous wardrobe, look no further than Chelsea Brashford, an artist who's a native of Austin. See also: - What's in your bag? Skirts, candy and more! -What's in your bag? Jackalope ... More >>
Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- including many flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies. Here, he shares his takes on Monday's Somebody Up There Likes Me ... More >>
With rare exceptions for the Smart Car, the tandem bike and whatever those contraptions are in the Dr. Seuss books, the human evolutionary process basically stopped when mankind progressed from two legs to two wheels. If you need proof of the superiority of the cycle, look no further than film, wher ... More >>
Number 5Depending on who you're listening to, the world is going to end in 2012, or the world will undergo some sort of transformation. Either way it's spiritual. What's not spiritual, however, are these cold, hard numbers: The top ten posts on Show and Tell during 2011, which may or may not ... 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 >>
Fifty years ago this week, a modest black-and-white movie about pool sharks and the people who back them, love them or break their thumbs had its world premiere in Washington, D.C. The initial critical reception was mixed, but over time The Hustler would be recognized as a classic, a startli ... More >>
Big pic below.A credit-card-sized tintype of William H. McCarty, alias William Bonney, alias Billy the Kid -- arguably the single most famous photograph to emerge from the Wild West -- will be up for public sale for the first time ever in Denver next weekend. And no, the young desperado in th ... More >>
This week's cover story, "All In," focuses on the work of University of Denver professor Robert Hannum, who's been researching the mathematics of gambling and the science of poker for almost two decades. Of course, we all know (or think we know) something about Las Vegas casinos and card game ... More >>
"The Searchers."The Colorado legislature just nixed a plan to tack a ten-cent fee onto movie tickets, money that would have been used to provide financial incentives for film companies that want to make movies in this state. As revised, the bill would now ask for donations from movie-goers -- ... More >>
The Oscar Nominations are out for this year and, as in all years that have preceded it, this one offers no surprises. It's a relatively unknown fact, but there is a very specific formula for making an Oscar nominated film -- so specific, in fact, we've made a flow chart that plots in out in d ... More >>
Improves everything.Today is the birthday of Newman's Own best selling product, the late Paul Newman, everyone's favorite cool-eyed and irreverent actor/philanthropist. He can't so much celebrate his birthday, being deceased, but everyone else can -- and surely they will, running some retrosp ... More >>
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As if all the Obama-related crap that was sold at the DNC in Denver wasn't enough, we recently spotted Barackti Chai at the Whole Foods in Boulder. (Tyler Nemkov poured out the story here.) We knew that Obama's face was the new Che, but the new Paul Newman, too?
Locals Only DJ Low Key is doing big things in Denver right now. The last year was a big one for the Basementalism Radio Show alum and 2008 is looking to be just as big. He ended 2007 having his mixtape Median‚Äôs Relief in the Making (hosted by 9th Wonder) on several critical year-end lists and he ... More >>
Portions of Mr. & Mrs. Smith were filmed in Glenwood Springs. Last week the American Film Institute issued its updated list of the top 100 films of all time. As to be expected, Citizen Kane is still number one, but Casablanca fell to number three in favor of The Godfather. To view the complete lis ... More >>
Itís hard to warm up to this Tennessee Williams.
Pixar's latest is no lemon, but it does have that used-Cars smell.
Failure is Matthew McConaughey's perfect movie.
Beverly Hills' Brandon becomes Denver's grand marshal.
Dogs Die in Hot Cars takes a bite out of the hype.
The timing is hot for Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters.
In Blue Car, verse helps a disturbed young girl find her way.
Disney mines the booming kiddie market with the gritty Holes.
Colfax cowers before a full-fledged yuppie insurrection.
Things are not always as they seem on the complex Road to Perdition.
Billiards promoters shoot to move the game from the barroom to the family room.
A gutsy attempt to restage Tennessee Williams's classic inferno has trouble catching fire.
By daring to be different, Britain's Tall Paul has become a giant of the dance-music world.
Paul Newman fails to score in this empty caper flick.