The official start of summer is over a month away, but the unofficial start is upon us, with the release of the Film on the Rocks 2013 schedule. There's certain to be some controversy over the selection, but as in years past, the Denver Film Society -- led by FOTR Program Director Britta Erickson -- ... More >>
We've all experienced that moment of recognition when a character in a movie suddenly makes a reference to Colorado. But which of these nods qualifies as the strangest? In an effort to find out, we visited Drew's Script-O-Rama -- and a search for Colorado, plus some investigation, turned up quirky l ... More >>
Tim and Karrie League, founders of the Alamo DrafthouseWith the weather getting colder and people getting snugglier, it is definitely the beginning of movie season. Now picture the best possible experience: No advertising before the show, anyone talking or texting is thrown out, and of course ... More >>
Ten years ago, the crew from the State put together a little film called Wet Hot American Summer. You remember the State. A sketch comedy show on MTV that didn't last long on the channel but will last a lifetime in our hearts? Amid that televised greatness, actor/director/writer David Wain got be ... More >>
Is there anyone there?In a way, there's nothing sadder than obsolescence, a thing no longer useful left to fall into misuse and disrepair -- and there's maybe no better example of that than the pay phone. That's why, for the past couple of weeks, we've been highlighting one Sad Payphone of th ... More >>
Judd Apatow's third film as director, Funny People, opens today to lukewarm reviews (including the one you'll find in Westword, by LA Weekly's kick-ass film reviewer Scott Foundas). Like seemingly every other man my age, I'm a fan of Apatow's; the deft combination of dick jokes, self-loathi ... More >>
Ken Marino and Adam Scott of "Party Down." Starz, a cable network best known for screening films, is branching into producing series -- and one of the most promising, Party Down, premieres at 8:30 p.m. tonight. The show is about a hapless bunch of starving actors fronting as caterers as they wait f ... More >>
Role Models is smarter and bawdier than your average boys-to-men movie
Jason Segel uses his balls to great effect in Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Judd Apatow's pretty good year.
And on the seventh day, God created sketch comedy.
Judd Apatow delivers another spot-on geek fantasy come true.
Parker Posey and Paul Rudd get their OH faces on.
The Baxter can't get the girl. Except maybe just this once.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin gets a heart-on while telling wonderfully dirty jokes.
Food and atmosphere unite for a perfect match at Mezcal.
Will Ferrell's Anchorman is dumb, and funny, as hell.
Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage
This time, it's the woman who manipulates the man.
We're All in This Alone
The Cider House Rules tries to capture the complexity of the John Irving novel.