#43: Britta Erickson Britta Erickson, a Denver native who's the director of the Starz Denver Film Festival, not only builds the fest from the ground up behind the scenes but also serves as its public face. Popular Denver Film Society side projects such as Film on the Rocks and the Stanley Film Fest ... More >>
Calling all aspiring screenwriters! The Colorado Screenplay Mentoring Program is now accepting submissions of screenplays from local writers looking for feedback on their works-in-progress. From now until December 15, the program will accept up to fifty screenplays on a first-come, first-served basi ... More >>
For some, a refined style is acquired through age and maturity. Others decide that it's time for a more refined look. That's the case with Christopher La Fleur, a sales advisor at H&M who decided to go for a more sophisticated look. Keep reading to learn who inspires his style, what he considers his ... More >>
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 >>
The '90s don't get a lot of cinematic respect. Apart from a handful of acknowledged classics, film fans tend to overlook work from the rest of the decade. And that's a shame, because while the '90s might not be on the radar for a lot of cinemaphiles, there are plenty of good, ass-kicking crime and a ... 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 >>
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:
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 >>
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 >>
"Don't we search you people for weapons before we let you in here?"UPDATED, October 29, 1:45 p.m.: The participants in this bloody no-love triangle have been named, and we've got a photo of the stabber, below the original item: Not all mash-ups work: Even Glee-master Will Schuester couldn't ... More >>
Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.
This sibling of Sushi Den is absolutely stunning.
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
Domino chronicles the life of a model turned bounty hunter.
What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal.
In Taking Lives, the filmmakers are the real boobs.
There's little merit to The Big Bounce.
Ain't no mountain high enough for Richmond's Denali.
A grimy group of violent, English losers leaves this critic cold.
A 1993 reissue from Hong Kong serves up a real kick.
Jim Jarmusch shows he still has bite with Ghost Dog.
The War Zone takes an unflinching look at the battles on the homefront.
Director John Frankenheimer delivers a belated gift in the form of Reindeer Games.
The director of Bull Durham goes for a sports movie knockout with Play It to the Bone.
A new boxed set reveals the dark side of catching a wave.
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