The Lawrence Arms (due Saturday, February 22, at The Summit Music Hall) started in 1999 when former members of the Broadways, Brendan Kelly and Chris McCaughan, decided to do a more melodic punk band focused on often startlingly detailed and personal but emotionally vibrant music that didn't wax int ... More >>
The Colorado Consumer Health Initiative's Adam Fox has kept us up to date on pro-Obamacare ads aimed at young, uninsured people -- a campaign doubters have alternately derided as "brosurance" and "hosurance" due images of dudes doing keg stands and a babe eager to take advantage of free birth contro ... More >>
Beginning in October, the Got Insurance? campaign, intended to get uinsured millennials to sign up for health care coverage, has generated controversy. Obamacare critics branded the first batch of images "brosurance," because one shot featured a keg stand, while the second was dubbed "hosurance" due ... More >>
The Colorado Democratic Party is lambasting the Republican candidates for Senate for opposing access to contraception. The Democrats have declared that Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, state Representative Amy Stephens and state Senator Owen Hill "have lined up to support intrusive polices th ... More >>
Flume is the musical project of Harley Streten from Sydney, Australia. At 21, Streten has come a long way from where he started, making electronic music using a bit of production software he got from a box of cereal at age thirteen. His spare but evocative soundscapes defy easy categorization. With ... More >>
At first, it's unnerving just how much writer-director Derek Cianfrance sounds like Dan, the character he wrote in Blue Valentine, as played by Ryan Gosling. It's a sign of the close synergy between director and actor that marks his approach to films like his latest, The Place Beyond the Pines. Like ... More >>
Despite snowy forecasts, spring has officially sprung -- and fun events are springing up all over town. From a chance to see an Amsterdam Internet archivist's work to a free screening of the new Ryan Gosling flick to a snack-filled block party, we've rounded up ten events that will green up your wor ... More >>
Love is weird. Most anyone over the age of, say, sixteen or so has at least one story of an ill-fated romance based on the old adage of "opposites attract." Worse, it's usually more "whatever will cause us the most confusion, chaos and, most likely, pain attracts." That's not to say those strange ro ... More >>
It's finally here. The 2012 Film On the Rocks summer line-up at Red Rocks Amphitheatre was announced this evening, and many movies that made the cut were picked for the people, by the people. Though carefully curated by the Denver Film Center -- and led by FOTR Program Director Britta Erickson -- ... More >>
Nothing says "badass" like a snakeskin jacket.As the days cool down and fall sets in, our slightly less profuse sweating heralds the coming of jacket weather -- and what better jacket to kick off the season than Ryan Gosling's scorpion-emblazoned one in Drive, a jacket so badass it inspired T ... More >>
Drive, the film by Nicolas Winding Refn starring Ryan Gosling as a getaway driver so smooth you start to think he has some form of learning disability, is a perfect cinematic representation of "cool." (Read our review of Drive) It oozes that shit, both in its underbelly of tone and theme, but ... More >>
Our bad. We haven't checked our fave celeb website toofab.com in like, forever (that's the more chill, fashion-oriented baby of TMZ.com, the best website for non-information since Perez got skinny and boring). Late last week, this photo surfaced of Ryan Gosling holding a baby. No explanation ... More >>
First Applebee's revved up a food truck (aren't there enough brick-and-mortar locations if someone is craving a sizzler platter?). But that corporate move is a lot less bizarre than this one: The Gap is getting in on the action with a food truck called Pico de Gap. At least Applebee's is a ... More >>
Jumpin Jammerz, a brand of footy-pajamas for adults, is currently the number one Google search in the United States. At its peak, earlier this morning, people were searching for Jumpin Jammerz at a faster rate than people were searching for Barack Obama on the day of his inauguration.
Owen Wilsons a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.
With grip and hold, Ryan Gosling does it again in this smart legal thriller.
In recent years, the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News have grown accustomed to receiving recognition from the Pulitzer Prize committee. The Post and the Rocky each won for Columbine coverage (in breaking news and photography categories, respectively), and the Rocky was subsequently recognized ... More >>
An old-school indie turns the inspirational classroom drama inside out.
Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see.
Need a love story to cry over? Leaf through The Notebook.
A Slipping Down Life takes a beating in the transition from book to film.
In The Believer, a Jewish student explores his inner Nazi.
Bullock's tough-gal cop is less than arresting.