We seem to be obsessed with superheroes these days -- but on Veterans Day, we recognize the true American heroes. Thanks to cinema, civilians have been able to get a closer look at what war is really like, with all the horrors and the heartbreaks. The best of these war movies have been recognized by ... More >>
It's not so tough to spot the link between the Arvada Center's 2014 recently announced concert series and Swallow Hill Music, who partnered with them to construct the lineup. The series owes a lot to the music school's deep roots in folk music -- performances by Don McLean and Judy Collins are testa ... More >>
Ryan Demers, a Denver-based filmmaker, is the co-founder of Gaylord St. Productions, and has managed the impressive feat of helming two independent films without going completely bankrupt and abandoning the dream. The Honey Cooler, a farcical detective story set in the milieu of an economic ... More >>
Before the original Alien clinched stardom for director Ridley Scott, back when Blade Runner was just a twinkle in Scott's imaginative eye, there was his first film, The Duellists, a Napoleonic-era yarn based on a slip of a real incident that was later embellished into a short story by Joseph Conrad ... More >>
Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is a film that inspires strong reactions, and people have been trying to pin down what it's really about almost since the day it was released. With Room 237, first-time feature director Rodney Ascher has gone deeper down the rabbit hole than anyone before him, bringing ... More >>
At The ABCs of Death, showing now 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 i ... More >>
Come out of the closet, gapers! Hot pink and electric blue ski and snowboard gear from the 1980s lives forever thanks to events like tonight's 8th annual 80s Ski Party at Mile High Station, 2027 West Lower Colfax Avenue, where they won't even let you through the door unless the bouncer needs ... More >>
A good chunk of people are getting ready to head back to school in a week, so with just seven remaining days of freedom, this might be your last chance to get some luxury reading in. Or you can just read books during lectures like we did. Whatever you choose, be sure to pick up something cool ... More >>
Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is often regarded as one of the most scientifically sound science-fiction movies out there. Working closely with author Arthur C. Clarke, Kubrick met with plenty of scientific experts to ensure the film would be as authentic as possible, regardless of t ... More >>
Well, it looks pretty ominous.It was partially by coincidence and partly by design that the opening credits of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining had just started rolling when we flipped on the TV Saturday night in our room at the Stanley Hotel; the movie, of course, is based on Stephen King's nov ... More >>
Photo courtesy of the Denver Film SocietyEd Harris with his co-stars for the evening, Starz Denver Film Festival co-founder Ron Henderson and Mayor John Hickenlooper.The Starz Denver Film Festival is seldom able to lure the biggest name actors to make appearances even when using its annual Ma ... More >>
Malick, mobsters and Mr. Brooks.
Film on the Rocks for Monday, July 23.
Paradise Now finds humor in the mission of suicide bombers.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
New music from area artists
A Clockwork Orange
How Al Jourgensen's years in Colorado helped shape Ministry's unique musical fury.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Hollywood reimagines Nabokov as Rocky for the art-house crowd.
Whatever happened to the future?
Give these DJs some "Space."
Director Roman Polanski returns to the supernatuaral with The Ninth Gate.
From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.
Writer Terry Southern helped shape a generation. Now his son is fighting for his legacy.
Special-effects wizard Phil Tippett--creator of Starship Troopers' murderous bugs--envisions the digital future.