The best scary movies are not necessarily the ones with superb acting or cutting-edge special effects. You don't need Alfred Hitchcock or Wes Craven -- or even a big budget -- to get scared silly. The best scary movies are sometimes strange and sometimes campy, with a dark sense of humor. Here are o ... More >>
There are better films than Army of Darkness. Hell, there are better Evil Dead films than Army of Darkness (ahem, Evil Dead II is clearly the best in the franchise). There are more important films than Army of Darkness (just ask any film school professor). There are probably even more fun movies tha ... More >>
At last, Colorado has transitioned from people complaining about cold weather to people complaining about hot weather. Geeks will have no reason to complain, though: The month of June is packed full of great geek activities, and nearly all of them are indoors in air-conditioned spaces. Better even t ... More >>
On this week's Voice Film Club podcast: We get wrapped up (couldn't resist) in the The Amazing Spider-Man 2, comparing the movie to the comics and this latest Marc Webb version of the story to the Sam Raimi series. If you're at all interested in the sequel, you'll enjoy this week's spidey episode. ... More >>
What's better than one classic horror movie transmogrified into a stage musical full of blood, gore and dance numbers, right in front of your eyes? How about three classic horror movies given similar treatment, and then tagged with a sweet name like Trilogy of Terror? Now, what's even better than th ... More >>
The dog days of summer are upon us. Luckily, we geeks have nothing to worry about, because August is full of opportunities to beat the heat and have some nerd-friendly fun at the same time. From gaming conventions and classic geek films to the world's nerdiest county fair, August offers a multitude ... More >>
At The ABCs of Death, opening today at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a current or rising star in the genre. It's a tasty appetizer that can serve as a meal in and of itself, but what ... More >>
Denver has zombie walks, zombie proms, zombie races, zombie car washes and zombie fashion shows, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that a pair of Denver filmmakers have launched an ambitious zombie documentary. Alexandre O. Philippe and Robert Muratore, the pair behind the Star Wars doc The People ... More >>
Green Lantern, starring Ryan Reynolds, the world's leading collector of failed superhero franchise leads, opens today. Reynolds plays Hal Jordon, a fearless test pilot who's chosen to become part of an intergalactic peacekeeping force called the Green Lanterns. They use their power rings to h ... More >>
Forget what you think you know of Spider-Man. Forget Toby Maguire, forget Sam Raimi, forget everything from the movies. Hell, forget Peter Parker and radioactive spiders -- this is Japanese Spider-Man we're talking about today. Japan is a wonderful place with their own special way of doing t ... More >>
A pair of Hollywood studios said this week that Sam Raimi (of Spider-Man fame) will direct a live-action movie based on the online video game, World of Warcraft, and we can only hope there will be part, even a small one, for our old friend, Leeroy Jenkins. Jenkins, of course, is the character creat ... More >>
Spidey gets hung up in an overdone web.
Zombies rise again, this time from Down Under.
B-movie star Bruce Campbell brings his new book and film to Denver.
The Dark Knight's origin story can't overcome its Bale-ful side.
Kevin Costner and Joan Allen are the upside of Anger.
The ghosts of Ju-On return -- again -- in The Grudge.
Shaun of the Dead revives the zombie comedy with a U.K. twist.
Ju-On: The Grudge
Army of Darkness
Spider-Man swings in this touching, thrilling, superior sequel.
Kevin Costner doesn't make friends. He makes movies, dang it.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
Spider-Man slings pop mythology for the masses.
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more.
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife.
Bruce Campbell knows why bad movies happen to great actors.
Keanu manages to make Sweet November watchable.
Sam Raimi does what he can with familiar material in The Gift.
Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?
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