As midsummer approaches at its leisurely flip-flopped gait, comedy fans have a full calendar of laugh appointments ahead. While almost nothing can compete with the natural splendor of a languid June evening spent outdoors in Denver, only a jejune goon would miss out on these fine shows. Besides, at ... More >>
Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart is the opening night film at the XicanIndie Film Festival XVI.In his tenth year as curator of the XicanIndie Film Festival, Daniel Salazar decided to revamp the whole project. Working with film programmers from all over the Americas, Salazar created the Encuentro Mu ... More >>
"Wow. Lucky number 13, I guess? Kind of at a loss for words here," stumbled Denver-based filmmaker Josh Berman of Level 1 Productions, accepting the prize for Best Movie last night at the 2013 Powder Awards in Park City on opening night of the Sundance Film Festival. "To actually spend the last twel ... More >>
Boulder History MuseumA still from the movie "The White Desert," filmed at Rollins Pass in 1925. Colorado is no Hollywood, but the state does have a rich film past, if not an active film present, as detailed in our cover story "The Reel West." Today, in an effort to jump-start the state's mov ... More >>
All the cheesy commercials on television might make you think that everyone is at home baking cookies with their perfect families, but that's not the case! No, no, no. There is plenty to do outside of your home, all for less than $10. In fact, here are ten such events. Whether you have an idy ... More >>
Big pics below.The 2011 Starz Denver Film Festival's slogan is "Roll out the Red" -- a reference to the many red carpet screenings on tap over the next week and a half or so. The first of those took place last night at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House -- or, as Like Crazy director Drake Doremus ... More >>
Back in April, dancer Tara Rynders produced You & Me, a two-day, multi-artist performance piece that took place in and around her Denver home. As the final part in the completion of her MFA in dance and video performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Rynders set up the series as ... More >>
Photo by Chad FahnestockDJ Beretta, D. Allie, Dante, Air Dubai, Mane Rok and the Pirate SignalMarch 13, 2009Marquis TheaterBetter Than: Puking up green beer outside Scruffy Murphy'sEntering the Marquis Theater on Larimer Street on Saturday night was like stepping into a warm, dry bungalow after bein ... More >>
Don't blame Michael Haneke if you don't like what you see.
Michel Gondry attempts to celebrate DIY filmmaking but comes up short, stale and flat.
LOCALS ONLY When it comes to hip-hop, one of the main requirements in making the music is to represent where youâ€™re from. Although Colorado may not seems as fresh as places like New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta or Chicago, most Colorado emcees are very proud to represent the state where they reside ... More >>
Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova make beautiful music together — on screen and off.
As it goes in Donkey Kong, so it goes in life.
This musical reimagined hits all the right notes.
For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle.
Fame has its price for Video Professor John Scherer -- and he's eager to pay.
A columnist's latest dirty secret? He watches TV to get his news.
The Dandy Warhols' Courtney Taylor-Taylor wanders through celebreality.
In Garden State, home is where Zach Braff's heart is.
Local filmmaker Shane Carruth won Sundance's top honor. So...now what?
Perry Farrell wants to turn your frown upside down.
It's more fun watching the movie get made than watching the movie.
Friedmans captures an American family at its beginning and end.
Distributors still don't honeymoon with small romantic comedies.
Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation
In The Believer, a Jewish student explores his inner Nazi.
As part of underground hip-hop's newest dream team, Dilated Peoples are at the top of their game.
With Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt behind him, Jay Farrar finds equilibrium as a solo artist.
With the help of friends in high places, Groove Armada's ship has come in.
Otis Taylor gets the break he deserves without putting on a happy face.
Ron Jeremy's S&M Sideshow
The members of the 8 Bucks Experiment enjoyed a moment as movie stars. Now they're back to the real-life business of punk rock.
Twin Falls Idaho takes the notion of a close-knit family to a new level.
After lots of toil and lots of trouble, the local film Brother Tied is finally headed to Sundance.