The Silence of the Lambs

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Five Foreign-Language Films That Will Scare You in Five Different Languages

    Nightmares tap into our subconscious and scare us based on our feelings, which is why fear knows no language barriers. So, while the world's cultures are blaringly different, our terrors are universal. The world of foreign horror cinema is also extensive and terrifying, and a plethora of American sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Worm beans and Wonka bars: Five weird pop culture-inspired culinary items

    Pop culture can inspire some strange culinary creations; a creep-tastic example is Alamo Drafthouse's new duo of wines based on Silence of the Lambs: "The Cannibal Chianti," a nod to Hannibal Lecter, connoisseur of two-legged protein, and "Suit Yourself Pinot Grigio," an homage to Buffalo Bill, our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Five best live concert films

    While infinitely different than being there in the flesh, a live concert film can provide an up-close, multi-angled, cinematically inspired perspective of the music experience -- not to mention a glimpse into history for those who were born decades later. Such will be the case for a majority of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Insanity defense: Six notorious cases when it worked

    One of the central questions in the case of accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes involves whether his attorneys will employ the insanity defense. The legal tactic has been used many times in mass slayings and other shocking crimes, and not always effectively: Note that serial killers John Way ... More >>

  • Film

    July 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Miller moths: Top five ways to make use of the invading little buggers

    Miller moths are back, molesting porch lights, swarming cars and generally pestering the good citizens of Colorado earlier than usual this year due to our recent warm weather. Pest control companies are helpless in the face of these flapping demons; their best advice is to suck them up with a vacuum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Slashers and survivors: Horror's top 5 "final girls"

    Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween​The "final girl" -- one of horror film's best-known genre conventions -- is the virginal and ostensibly pure heroine who either kills the monster, or at least lives to see the end of the movie. Some scholars, including Carol J. Clover (in her book, Men, Women and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2011

    Review: Night 1 of the Gold Rush Festival on South Broadway

    Tom MurphyR E A L M A G I C with dancers​With no real low points at the first night of the Gold Rush festival, one performance that stood out was that of Drew Englander during his set as R E A L M A G I C. He was like the Pied Piper of dance and he got the crowd both inside and outside of Deli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Tollund Men releases "Goodbye Horses" video

    Tom MurphyDaniel Bouse and Neal Samples of Tollund Men.​Tollund Men is no longer just a bunch of poor saps buried in a Danish peat bog from the time before the Roman Republic transitioned to Empire. In Denver, it's the solo project of Neal Samples, with some help from genius musical chameleon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    PETA's ten-worst publicity stunts -- until the chicken

    ​The City of Denver will decide today whether PETA can install a 250-pound, bloody and butchered chicken sculpture -- dubbed "McCruelty," but really looking like a worse-for-the-wear Foghorn Leghorn -- on the 16th Street Mall. This isn't PETA's first stunt, of course. Last year, Jason Sheeh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Jonathan Demme finds gold in new Neil Young concert film

    Photo by Larry Cragg ​While there is no doubt that Neil Young is multifaceted, two distinct personas emerge when he performs live. During his acoustic ballads, there's a fragility and just a hint of crackle in his voice. And on the rockers, he is a performer of ferociousness and raw power.

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2007
  • Dining

    December 8, 2005

    The World Is Flat

    Get an Argentine pizza the action at Buenos Aires.

  • Dining

    June 24, 2004

    Bite Me

    Dinner and a Movie