Let's start with the ending: the closing credits disclaimer that insists that none of the lead actors in Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac filmed penetrative sex. If there is real sex in the movie, and it sure looks like there is, it must have been done by one of the eight credited sex doubles, listed f ... More >>
A decade of continuity for the Denver Film Society ended with the departure of programming manager Keith Garcia last month. Denver film fans who came to trust Garcia's vision needn't worry, though -- the show will go on, and the newest addition to the DFS family is already on the job. Coming to Denv ... More >>
We recently shared a list of the ten worst travel cities -- a roster on which Denver finished first -- as judged by inexpensive flights, short travel times to popular destinations and accessibility. But what if you're more interested in another type of accessibility -- such as the ease of finding ve ... More >>
Stepping into its third year, the Women Film Voices Festival is gearing up for another phenomenal run this March. As a precursor to the week of films written by, directed by, produced by and starring women, the Sie FilmCenter will host a special one-night only screening of The Invisible War this e ... More >>
Dave Grohl is a busy guy. The Foo Fighters frontman is a member of multiple supergroups, played alongside Paul McCartney at the 12/12/12 Sandy Relief Concert, will be the keynote speaker at South by Southwest this March, and just made his directing debut with Sound City, a documentary tracing the hi ... 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 >>
The nominees for Powder Magazine's 2013 Powder Awards were announced last week, and Colorado film crews -- including Denver-based Level 1 Productions, Boulder-based Stept Productions, and Crested Butte-based Matchstick Productions (MSP Films) and Two Plank Productions -- are heavy in the mix in just ... More >>
Ask local filmmaker Paul Berry what BARK, showing at the Mercury Cafe this Wednesday, is "about," and you end up with a shake-and-bake collection of themes and pop-culture references that include George Lucas, the Baghavad Gita, political satire, George W. Bush, buffalo on the moon and an implied po ... 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 >>
Trailer below.Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- including many flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies. Today, he shares his take on the fest's ope ... More >>
"The Descendants."Next Monday, October 17, the Starz Denver Film Festival's website will go live with the entire 2011 lineup, and it's a hefty one: a whopping 260 flicks will unspool November 2-13. But today, fest executive director Tom Botelho offers us a preview of the highest profile movi ... More >>
No, I'm The Dude. Somewhere out there, The Dude abides, taking 'er easy for all us sinners -- no, seriously: There is an actual Dude. His name is Jeff Dowd, his nickname is The Dude, and he was the Coen Brothers's inspiration for their most famous and beloved character by the same name, playe ... More >>
Is Ted Haggard ready for his closeup?Update, 11:25 a.m.: Ted Haggard has made his announcement. It involves a launch party for his new church and a possible documentary. Details below the original item, published at 8:36 a.m. Today at 10:30 a.m., embattled Colorado Springs evangelist Ted Hag ... 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 >>
Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.
Joshua gets it: Your kid is a monster.
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.
Diane Keaton subjects herself to more indignities in Michael Lehmann's latest vapid comedy.
Nick Cassavetes Jr. and Justin Timberlake team up for a real-life tale of killer potheads.
Murderball, a doc about quad rugby players, absolutely kills.
Denver rolled out the carpet for All-Star Weekend, but it's still not enough for urban-film distributors.
Billy Nayer launches rock-and-roll stories
In Garden State, home is where Zach Braff's heart is.
World flicks light up the Moondance Film Festival.
Friedmans captures an American family at its beginning and end.
You needn't be big, fat or Latino to enjoy these Women.
In The Believer, a Jewish student explores his inner Nazi.
The Guerrilla Girls use humor to break down barriers for minorities.
The 24th Denver International Film Festival has plenty of glitter.
Dark Days sheds light on New York's “mole people.”
You Can Count on Me starts small but works its way to greatness.
February 4 - 10, 1999
After lots of toil and lots of trouble, the local film Brother Tied is finally headed to Sundance.