Rian Johnson

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    The Ten Best Geek Events in Denver in September

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    The Ten Best Film Events in September in Denver

    Denver movie lovers should invest in some eye drops and caffeine pills and brace themselves for a nonstop month of cinematic bliss. To get a sense of just how much is going on, consider all the festivals that deserve mention yet didn't make this list: The Southern Colorado Film Festival, Trindie Fes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Science-fiction film: Are we on the cusp of a golden age?

    Welcome to a new column called Geek Speak, in which we take on an aspect of geek culture each week. Pacific Rim, a movie about giant robots fighting giant monsters, is about to open in hundreds of theaters nationwide, released by a major studio and accompanied by a gigantic ad campaign. It's at lea ... More >>

  • Film

    September 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Kaboom is this week's most ridiculous movie trailer

    ​Take a random assortment of cult classics involving teenagers -- let's say, oh, Brick, My So-Called Life and anything by Joss Whedon -- roll them all together into the space of a little over two minutes and you might have something like the trailer for Kaboom -- which is not to say that that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Keeping up with the Johnsons

    The Johnson family never ceases to amaze us with their extraordinary talent. From making music (Nathan Johnson, musician, Cinematic Underground) to making films (Rian Johnson, auteur, Brick and Brothers Bloom) to making records (Aaron Johnson, producer, God or Julie/ and the Fray), the Johnsons ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    The Brothers Bloom flowers to open the Denver Film Festival

    Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo in the Rian Johnson film The Brothers Bloom. The Brothers Bloom offered the folks behind the 31st Starz Denver Film Festival with a win-win situation at last night's opening night. The film has a local hook of sorts: Its director, Rian Johnson, spent part of his youth ... More >>

  • Film

    March 29, 2007

    The Lookout

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt awes again in this character-driven theft thriller.

  • Home Entertainment

    August 10, 2006
  • Film

    April 6, 2006

    Nouveau Noir

    Brick drops 1940s intrigue into modern-day high school life.