Jon Krakauer's haunting biography Into the Wild tells the story of Chris McCandless, a young man who severed his ties with his family and ventured into the Alaskan wilderness, where he died. The book has become a modern-day classic, widely read in college classrooms and hotly debated by some who see ... More >>
On the surface, Darren Aronofsky's bleak masterpiece Requiem for a Dream, the screwball musical nun-comedy of Sister Act and a spaghetti Western from Thailand don't have much in common. In the eyes of Denver Film Society programming director Keith Garcia, they all share one important trait: They're ... More >>
One of the great historians of our time, Dustin Lance Black is responsible for some great dramatic portrayals of our country's past. Whether his subject is Harvey Milk, J. Edgar Hoover or the California State Supreme Court, Black is painstakingly thorough with his research and masterful with his sto ... More >>
Remember those five dreamy days last August when the 2008 Democratic National Convention made every Denver moment seem like magic? It's all such a daze. My, how things have changed.... 2008 DNC Dream Daze: With 15,000 members of the media in town, journalists could be seen standing every te ... More >>
Bill Pullman. There are plenty of interesting movies on the 31st Starz Denver Film Festival's schedule, but not a heckuva lot of star power. Don't know if the announcement that actor Bill Pullman will be receiving the fest's John Cassavetes Award on November 23 changes that equation much. But at l ... More >>
"I wish I'd been hooking in Denver for the DNC." Right now, everyone is hard at work dissecting the various successes and failures of the DNC. They’re talking about the dearth of cabs, the profusion of really ugly T-shirts for sale, and who ate what and where and when. Me? I got just one questi ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
With Hitchcock in its rear window, this bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia).
From dirty jokes and soldiers to penguins and gays, we made our preferences known.
Black Black Ocean rolls in for one last romp.
Remembering the films that heated up cinemas this year.
A glitzy Phantom leaves you rooting for the underdog.
The Rest of Denver
Diane and Elaine Klimaszewski get into the sister act.
With Lazy Dog, English songwriter Ben Watt gets a modish makeover behind steel wheels.
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Living through disasters with Gina Go Faster.
Legions of neo-hippies latch on to the catch of the day.