With the wacky weather this past week mixing snowflakes and sunshine, many people dressed for one season or the other. One stylish Denverite we spotted among the crowd is Haley Swenson, a visual art student at Metropolitan State University of Denver who dresses with flair and packs a punch. Continue ... More >>
MGM studio exec Louis B. Mayer started the Academy Awards in 1929 as a way to bolster the image of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences -- and assist in mediating labor disputes. From that modest beginning, the awards ceremony has grown into one of the world's biggest annual media events. ... More >>
Spike Lee's films always carry a social message, but his mastery of aesthetics and storytelling usually transcend any political bias. Yet just like the jazz score in a Woody Allen flick, or obscure pop culture references in one of Quentin Tarantino's little treasures, there inevitably comes a point ... 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:
They just don't make 'em like they used to. Well, actually, they just don't make as many of them as they used to, but when it comes to vigilante/exploitation B-flicks, apparently, it turns out they make 'em exactly like they used to. Case in point: Hobo with a Shotgun, the most succinctly acc ... More >>
The arrival of the "Telephone" video has now officially cemented Lady Gaga as the most compelling pop star on the face of the planet (your move, Kanye). It's only been out for four and a half days, and you could write a doctoral thesis on the Internet's reaction.
And now, the thing has amassed o ... More >>