The world is kind of scary right now. The police and the military are becoming indistinguishable from one another, as they share ever more weapons, gear and tactics. Major American cities, like Detroit, are being allowed to devolve into the kind of post-apocalyptic shitholes we're used to seeing in ... More >>
School's back in session -- bad news for the young, great news for parents -- and fall is almost here. The end of summer is always a little heartbreaking, but even as the weather cools, the geek scene is just heating up. September is full of great geeky things for Denverites to do, from classic geek ... More >>
On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl and L.A. Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson are joined by the Washington, D.C.-based critic Chris Klimek, a contributor to the Voice, NPR, Washington City Paper, and The Dissolve. (Voice film critic the pod's co-host Stephanie Z ... More >>
Hey, Denver: We've got game. For the last 35 years, we've been able to boast a world-class film festival, and this year's 36th Starz Denver Film Festival only ups the ante. The full schedule, released on Monday and tucked into today's issue of Westword (and also available online), proves the point. ... More >>
Is there a more geek-friendly month than October? With Halloween anchoring things at the end, we get a full slate of horror goodies all month, and even the mundanes get in the spirit. Horror not your thing? It's still an excuse to dress up as your favorite robot, hobbit or superhero (plus, free cand ... More >>
By Scott Foundas In his brief remarks before the first public screening of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford praised the Sundance Institute's ongoing filmmaker development labs as "our core," noting that the festival itself was conceived "to create an audience for the filmmakers in ou ... More >>
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult began as a film idea that Frankie Nardiello and Marsten Daley had that never fully came to fruition. The two met while touring with Ministry, and in 1987, inspired in part by disco, exploitation films, the industrial scene happening around them in Chicago and a mutu ... More >>
It might not help you understand Curiosity's mission
This Sunday, the most ambitious mission to Mars thus far will land on the red planet. The Curiosity Rover is on a two-year mission to look for signs of life, study its climate and geology and collect data that might help future manned missions. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is hosting a li ... More >>
The Counterfeiters is a morally ambiguous Holocaust tale of survival and collusion.
Where old masters, drunk teenagers, and Asia Argento make the fest's first week a blast.
The Lives of Others rates high, while Robocop still dazzles.
Back home in Holland, Paul Verhoeven uses his basic instincts to craft a slick Holocaust thriller.
This impressive south-of-the-border fest proves Varietyís Peter Bart wrong.
The year's most shameless B-movie delivers exactly what it promises.
In The 6th Day, raging ideologies propel a kinder, gentler Arnie into action.
Special-effects wizard Phil Tippett--creator of Starship Troopers' murderous bugs--envisions the digital future.