For Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is pretty weak tea. While the play is relatively funny and does have some outrageously inventive moments, the black humor, zany surprise, sheer unfettered impudence and break-the-dishes iconoclasm of Durang's other works is missing. Which m ... More >>
July is a perfect time to bask under the stars at one of Denver's many outdoor screenings or to cuddle up in an air-conditioned theater and get out of the heat. This month's picks for movie events include throw-back classics, one queer festival and two killer new releases. See also: The ten best g ... More >>
I'm among the petulant grumblers about super-popular movies getting prequels, gaining sequels and being retrofitted to appeal to current fans while grabbing up new fans with sexy, glammy, glitzy things like turbo-hottie actors and actresses and the expensive magic of CGI. But I grumble because I car ... More >>
P. Switzer"Ragtime," Arvada Center. Denver's fall theater season is already off to a hot and heavy start with offerings of every stripe, from classically funny (The Liar and Unnecessary Farce) to explosive (Justin Bieber Meets Al Qaeda) to thought-provoking (Clybourne Park) to just plain sill ... More >>
All hail season 1, episode #9Futurama has given us so much. Since 1999 it has offered us sex, drugs, violence, hooker bots, sewer mutants, Hedonism Bot, a fossilized dog, death by snoo-snoo, a big ball of garbage, hooker bots, Slurm, whalers on the moon, Morbo, toasters that feel love, Popple ... More >>
Boeing's 787 "Dreamliner" has been a public relations disaster. Rolled out in 2007, the plane was billed as the future of air-travel: a sleek, efficient long-distance jetliner made with composite materials that consumes 20 percent less fuel than carriers of a similar size. Three years later, ... More >>
WALL-E blasts off to the future by boldly going where every sci-fi movie's gone before. And that's a good thing.
Neither Tina Fey nor Amy Poehler seem the least bit invested in their surrogate-mommy comedy.
Multi-perspective, mega-annoying Vantage Point.
Michel Gondry attempts to celebrate DIY filmmaking but comes up short, stale and flat.
Metroid Prime 3 is the best you can get for the Wii.
Alien Syndrome will alienate some, infect others.
It seemed like just last month that Britney Spears' only shaved head was between her legs. The upside about her rehab-induced mental tailspin? We got a five minute respite from the Anna Nicole baby's daddy saga. The bad news? Britney Spears finally ruined her last redeeming aspect: her locks. Strang ... More >>
A second, slimmer Capote movie fails to improve on its predecessor.
The Devil Wears Prada slaps the latest duds on an infamous fashion editor.
Kingdom of Heaven is bloody good holy Hollywood fare.
A family's crisis feels a bit too familiar in Imaginary Heroes.
Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage
Disney mines the booming kiddie market with the gritty Holes.
Jewish potty-mouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity.
Stuck in the Panic Room, David Fincher takes us to a most familiar place.
Is he a writer, director, actor or...sex symbol? Um, yes--and more
KBCO's Bret Saunders is taking on the shock jocks -- and winning.