The Royal Tenenbaums

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    August 19, 2014

    Pete Holmes on the High Plains Comedy Festival and Silver Linings

    Pete Holmes is a comedian whose irrepressible spirit has endeared him to audiences nationwide. His last special Nice Try, the Devil aired last year on Comedy Central to widespread acclaim, including within these very pages, where we named it ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014
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    October 29, 2013

    SNL's Wes Anderson parody reminds us why we love him -- and should hate him

    "The New York Times calls it 'You had me at Wes Anderson,'" say the credits of Saturday Night Live's recent Wes Anderson horror-film parody, The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders. By assembling the usual suspects of every Anderson film (pastel aesthetics, mod soundtrack, Owen Wilson) while mock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Fast and Furious 7's Colorado cameo to be followed by mystery movie, gang-lord thriller

    After scoring some cameos in Fast and Furious 7 that are expected to bring $13 million to Colorado but only cost the state $700,000 in rebates, the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media won approval this week to award incentives to two more (much smaller) projects. One is a family friendly f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    The ten most timid musicians

    There's a long history of musicians who suffered from and overcame (or sometimes didn't overcome) crippling shyness, anxiety and stage fright to fulfill their dreams of standing in the spotlight. That spotlight, it's a cruel, uncaring light. So bright. So uncomfortably warm. Everyone's staring at yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, July 20-22, 2012

    Too broke to hand over big bucks for a pricey music festival wristband this weekend? Don't worry. There are plenty of other things on the agenda that won't cost you more than a Hamilton. And we've got them all in one place. From a Cinema Q dance party to a film about a wannabe serial killer, to eati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Reader: The Royal Tenenbaums deserves a spot in Wes Anderson lineup

    In honor of the Classic Film Series dedicated to Wes Anderson that started at the Mayan this week, Josiah Hesse served up the top five Wes Anderson one-liners. "Don't worry about me, I'm on mescaline" from The Royal Tenenbaums made the cut -- but isn't included in the Mayan series.

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Top five Wes Anderson one-liners

    There are endless lists to be made about Wes Anderson films: best music moments, best drug references, best Bill Murray scenes.... Fans of Anderson treasure every second of his films, often committing whole passages to memory; many can mimic the characters on screen, and they're always up for a repe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Street style: What's in your bag? Novels, sandwiches and more!

    While many people laid out by the pool or devoured BBQ on Memorial Day weekend, wearing nothing more than a bathing suit or old T-shirt and shorts, true street fashion never takes time off. For proof, look no further than these stylistic movers and shakers we found downtown over the holidays, who c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Nick Drake's Pink Moon turns forty

    In his best selling book Killing Yourself to Live, Chuck Klosterman asserts that "the best career move any musician can make is to stop breathing." When examining Kurt Cobain's post-mortem transformation from junkie dad to iconic voice of a generation, Klosterman notes that the suicide told everyone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Update: Devo at the Denver County Fair tickets go on sale

    ​Update: Yay! DEVO Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. this morning! Get yours at the Denver County Fair website. It's official: As previously reported here a few weeks ago, Barry Fey joined the Denver County Fair fold to help Dana Cain and Tracy Weil wrangle a high-profile act music headliner fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Charity Tillemann-Dick wows TED talk with tale of double lung transplant and opera career

    ​Our 2008 story "Father of Invention" told the tale of Timber Dick, a Denver inventor who died in a car accident but left behind a family that puts the Royal Tenenbaums to shame: eleven brilliant, home-schooled children who are taking the world by storm. There's a new chapter to the tale, one ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2009

    Jiminy Cricket!

    Join the Denver library’s celebration of sidekicks and second bananas.

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    July 23, 2009

    The Royal Treatment

    Enjoy the pros of outdoor summer movies without the cons.

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    The Brothers Bloom flowers to open the Denver Film Festival

    Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo in the Rian Johnson film The Brothers Bloom. The Brothers Bloom offered the folks behind the 31st Starz Denver Film Festival with a win-win situation at last night's opening night. The film has a local hook of sorts: Its director, Rian Johnson, spent part of his youth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    There Will Be Boredom

    They say that everyone -- even the guy with the best gig in the world -- dreams occasionally of doing something else with his labors. I know chefs who dream of being musicians, musicians who’d love to be chefs, real estate brokers who spend their nights writing strange novels, and businessmen who ... More >>